NJ Employer Patient Care Associate (PCA) PreAdmission Testing Per Diem in Long Branch, New Jersey
PATIENT CARE ASSOCIATE (PCA) PREADMISSION TESTING PER DIEM Job Number: 33Category: Certified Nursing Assistant / Nurse AideLocation: Long Branch, NJ Monmouth Medical Center is one of New Jersey's largest community teaching hospitals, where physicians work as a team dedicated to academic excellence, clinical competence, and comprehensive and compassionate patient care. For more than 100 years, Monmouth Medical Center has been the leader in central New Jersey in providing the best in health care and the latest in medical technology to the nearly 1 million residents that comprise its primary service area of Monmouth County, and portions of Ocean and Middlesex counties.The Patient Care Associate functions as a member of the health care team and performs selected patient care activities under the direction and supervision of the registered nurse, is responsible for identified critical unit support activities and identified critical clerical/administrative functions as directed. Is responsible for reporting identified safety issues such as hazardous environments (i.e. damaged floors/walls/ceiling tiles/unsecured areas) and medical errors, etc.Job Qualifications/Education/Training/Certification/Licensure: High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Required. Successful completion of Nursing Assistant (NA), Certified Nursing Assistant (CAN), Patient Care Assistant (PCA), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Health Care Technician or other clinical care program and / or previous clinical experience as an NA, CNA, PCA, EMT or nursing / medical student preferred. Completion of American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) preferred pre-hire or required within orientation period. Good communication skills. Knowledge of medical terminology. Able to prioritize and perform multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.Work Environment and Hazards: Patient care areas. Hazards include risk of exposure to communicable disease and risk of physical injury from lifting patients and operation of equipment. Special Physical Demands: Must meet requirements of the ADA (attached) Work Contact Group: Patients, family members, physicians, supervisors and other MMC associates.Barnabas Health offers excellent-provided benefits which include: competitive compensation, comprehensive medical/dental benefits, employer-matched 401(k) savings plan, Flexible Spending Plans, PTO program, tuition reimbursement and so much more. Equal Employment Opportunity.