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Join us at Hartford Hospital as we live our values every day. As part of Hartford HealthCare we create a better future for healthcare in Connecticut and beyond. By embodying these values we have become nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care. Come be part of something special!

Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals in New England. We are a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to us.

Position Description

Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Patient Care Associate performs delegated functions as a member of a patient care team to provide a variety of services. These activities contribute to meeting the health care, safety and comfort needs of patients, and are performed in accordance with all existing regulatory and hospital standards, policies and procedures. Reports to Unit Manager.

* High school graduate or equivalent.

* A minimum of 1 year previous patient care experience required.

* Specific experience as designated by work area may be required.

* Effective communication skills.

* Demonstrated ability to read, write and speak English, and perform basic Mathematics.

* CPR validation within 3 months of hire.

* Physical effort as specified by Position Physical Requirements and Occupational Exposure form.

* Specific certification as designated by work area may be required.



Preferred:


* Certification as nursing assistant (CNA).

* Matriculation in a nursing program.

* Completion of education in a related health field (i.e. medical assistant program, EMT certification, etc.).

* Demonstrated competencies in a related field at Hartford Hospital.


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