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Patient Care Assistant (PCA) - Central Staffing Pool

Job ID: 968067
Facility: ECU Health Edgecombe
Dept: Central Staffing Pool
Location: Tarboro, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Shift: Weekend
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Apr 8, 2024

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Job Description

ECU Health

About ECU Health Edgecombe Hospital

ECU Health Edgecombe Hospital is a full-service, 117-bed acute care facility where residents of Tarboro and the surrounding communities can receive a wide range of health services close to home. As part of the ECU Health system of care, the hospital offers high quality care provided by more than 20 medical specialists, rehabilitation services, a birthing center, a cancer center, outpatient clinics and more.


Position Summary

The Patient Care Assistant (PCA) is a Nursing Assistant I and/or II that is directly accountable to the charge nurse and ultimately to the Nurse Manager for the performance of routine tasks and duties in the care of patients as assigned and under the direct supervision of a registered nurse. As a PCA, you will modifiy and deliver care that is specific to age, growth and level of development of patients according to the units scope of practice. The PCA will work in the capacity as a Nursing Assistant I and/or II, Patient Transporter, and Unit Secretary.

Minimum Requirements

  • The NA I must have a current listing with NC Division of Facility Services as a NA I in the State of N.C. 
  • The NA II must have a current listing with the NC Division of Facility Services as a NA I, and a current listing as a NA II with the NC Board of Nursing
  • The employee must have a desire and ability to cooperate with and or under the direction of others, possess and exhibit a sense of responsibility, initiative and honesty, and be dedicated to providing optimal patient care, physician assistance and promotion of good will among co workers
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

Other Information

  • 36 hours a week
  • 3 (12 hour shifts): 7 am - 7 pm
  • Weekends (Saturday & Sunday)
  • Great Benefits

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Brandon Peppers, Talent Acquisition Consultant

ECH Health Talent Acquisition

Email: [email protected]

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