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Patient Care Associate (Med. Surg. Float pool, Day shift, Per diem)

Job ID 2019-15170 Location Paterson, New Jersey Shift Per-Diem

Overview

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Systemis recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization’s outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation’s “100 Best Places to Work in Health Care”.

Job Overview

Responsible for assisting patients with activities of daily living, provides basic care to acutely ill patients. Assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment. Performs EKG's and Venipuncture as directed by the Registered Nurse.

Qualifications

Work requires a High School diploma or equivalent. Nurses Aide certification from the NJ Department of Health preferred OR a minimum of three years of previous work related experience within the last 6 months in an acute care hospital OR successful completion of nursing school courses including Fundamentals of Nursing Practice OR a National Healthcareer Association Certificate OR a PCA/PCT Diploma. BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required or must obtain BLS certification within 6 months of hire.

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