Patient Care Associate (CNA), ED Psych, Part-Time, Rotating Shifts
Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH)

Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Health and Safety

Job Info


We have exciting opportunities for a Patient Care Associate (PCA) to work on an innovative, new, state of the art, Acute Psychiatric Service (APS), located within the Emergency Department of the Massachusetts General Hospital. This new, 20- bed acute psychiatry unit caring for adult and pediatric behavioral patients; many with medical co-morbidities, will be a unique setting for nurses with a passion for psychiatric nursing to practice. This dedicated behavioral health unit will be a secure environment providing milieu therapy with a team approach including nurses, psychiatric providers, mental health workers, PCA's, social workers and occupational therapists.

Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, the PCA assists in the care of patients experiencing a wide range of acute psychiatric conditions in the APS area of the Emergency Department Provides age-appropriate care including ADL's, phlebotomy, glucometry, and EKG's for adult, geriatric, and pediatric patients, following Nursing policies, procedures and protocols.


  • Certification as a Nursing Assistant or EMT at time of hire OR
  • Enrolled in a certification program to become a Nursing Assistant or EMT at time of hire OR
  • Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program
  • Enrolled in a nursing or pre-med undergraduate program with at least one semester of patient care rotations complete at time of hire OR
  • Successful completion of the Laboure College PCT program

EEO Statement
Massachusetts General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. Applications from protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged.

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