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CNA - Per Diem - IMCU 3 WEST

Company: Boston Medical Center
Location: Boston
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

At Boston Medical Center (BMC), our care teams are changing the face of healthcare. At every level and on every unit, the BMC nursing team is advancing professional practice and delivering evidence-based care to our patients, families, and community. Join our Magnet - recognized organization as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) and help us continue to carry out our mission of delivering exceptional and equitable care to all, so you can deliver the type of care you know your patients deserve.

As one of the top places to work in health care, we know that providing exceptional care for patients begins with caring for our staff. That's why you'll find a supportive work environment at BMC, with rich opportunities throughout your career for training, development, and growth. There's never been a better or more exciting time to become a BMC CNA.

Position: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Surgical Step Down

Schedule: Per Diem


BMC's Surgical Step Down unit is a 38-bed unit providing care for intermediate level surgical patients. The patient population consists of post-operative and surgical specialty patients, including trauma, vascular surgery, neurosurgery, transplant patients and cardiothoracic surgery.


As a CNA in our Critical Care department, you will be a key member of the healthcare team at BMC. Under the direction and supervision of the registered nurse (RN) and in accordance with hospital policies, procedures, protocols, and standards of practice, our CNAs provide direct clinical and support services. Using our patient-centered care model and uplifted by a supportive nursing organization, you will participate in the delivery of care to our patients and their families. You will also work cooperatively with all healthcare team members to provide a variety of support services to meet patient, family, and staff needs.


  • Perform a variety of appropriately delegated patient care interventions for patients in the Critical Care department and their families.
  • Clinical services could include, but are not limited to: obtaining vital signs, bathing and feeding, dressing wounds, assisting with hygiene, cleaning rooms and linens, and emotional support.
  • Perform a variety of environmental and inventory activities to ensure a safe, clean, and appropriately equipped environment for patients, visitors, and staff in the Critical Care dept.
  • Contribute to the efficient operation of the Critical Care dept, ensuring quality patient/family clinical outcomes.

    • A high school diploma or GED certificate
    • Certification in basic life support (BLS), including CPR certification (must be current or obtained within 30 days of employment)
    • Ability to pass clinical competency testing
    • Physical ability to meet job responsibilities
    • Basic math and computer proficiency
    • One of the following:

      One year of previous experience as a CNA in an acute hospital setting

      Currently enrolled in a nursing program and have completed two cycles of clinical rotation

      Completed an approved certified nursing assistant training

      Completed an approved certified medical assistant training

      One year of previous experience as an EMT or field medic (considered for adult ED positions only)
    • Fluency in another language a plus
    • Previous medical/surgical experience preferred

      • Competitive pay
      • Tuition reimbursement programs
      • Highly subsidized medical, dental, and vision insurance options
      • High provider-to-patient ratios that often exceed state standards for quality and safety
      • Supportive work environment with a focus on training, development, and growth
      • Access to Pathways, a leadership acceleration program increasing inclusion and diversity at the leadership level across Boston Medical Center Health System

        Boston Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to or call 617-638-8582 to let us know the nature of your request.

        NursingAsst - CNA


        Step Down, Surgical Step Down, IMCU, Intermediate Care Unit, Critical Care, PCU, Progressive Care Unit

Keywords: Boston Medical Center, Boston , CNA - Per Diem - IMCU 3 WEST, Healthcare , Boston, Massachusetts

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