Patient Care Assistant - The Christ College BSN/ABSN Students

Job Description

The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences - PCA Pathway

This position is for current nursing students from The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences that are interested in participating in the college's PCA Pathway program during their Nursing program. Please apply and a recruiter will be in touch.

Our Patient Care Assistants (PCA) have the opportunity to...

  • Be in a powerful and robust Career Path.
  • Learn the basic functional skills needed to perform the clinical aspects of the job, gain acute care experience, and work closely with the patient care team as a new PCA.
  • Grow your clinical skills, participate in unit projects and initiatives, as well as become a mentor and leader among your team as you progress through the career path.

Here's what you'll do...

  • Maintain patient confidence and protect operations by keeping patient care information confidential.
  • Demonstrate behavioral competencies such as collaboration, effective communication, customer service, adaptability, and accountability.
  • Provide and promote individual patient and unit safety.
  • Provide comfort and personal hygiene for patients, as well as document according to policy.
  • Orient patients and families to the hospital environment and services provided, facilitate communication throughout the entire hospitalization process.

Here's what we need from you to get started...

  • Required Minimum Education : High School graduate or GED equivalent.
  • Years of Experience : None required
  • Licenses/Certifications Required : Certification in AHA Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers (not required before or upon hire but required before patient contact.) *We will do the training for this during Orientation.*

PCA Positions for Christ College Nursing students available on below listed units....

  • Rehab
  • Orthopedics/Spine
  • Medical Telemetry
  • Oncology
  • General Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiology - Heart Failure
  • Cardiology - Outpatient Post Procedure
  • Cardiology - Post Procedure
  • Behavioral Health
  • Post-Partum

About Us

For more than 130 years, The Christ Hospital been the beacon for exceptional healthcare in the Greater Cincinnati community. We're industry pioneers, always pushing the boundaries and reimagining the future of healthcare.

Our culture promotes collaboration, diversity and innovation. Together, as a team, we work tirelessly to enhance healthcare quality, accessibility and safety.