Job Overview

The Patient Care Assistants work in our inpatient hospital setting. This role will be supporting the inpatient Hematology unit. This role functions within the scope of practice of a C.N.A (Certified Nurse Assistant) or Nurse Assistant. We are seeking individuals who possess the skills and knowledge necessary to deliver specific patient care services to selected patients at the direction of and under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. The PCA actively supports the efforts of the health care team through the delivery of services in a prompt, accurate and courteous manner. The ideal candidate must have knowledge of procedures and techniques in providing routine bedside patient care.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

  • Required: American Heart Association Basic Life Support CPR Certification.
  • Minimum Experience: Two years patient care experience.
  • High School Graduate or equivalent plus one of the following:
    • Non-licensed graduate of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Vocational (LVN) program; or
    • Enrollment in an approved RN program and completion of at least one medical surgical clinical rotation; or
    • Certification as a Nursing Assistant; or
    • Successful completion of a Nursing Assistant Program.

Preferred Certification: Certified Nursing Assistant.

Salary Range: $14.58 to $21.87

About City of Hope National Medical Center

City of Hope is a leading research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. Designated as a comprehensive cancer center, the highest recognition bestowed by the National Cancer Institute, City of Hope is also a founding member of the National Comprehensive Center Network, with research and treatment protocols that advance care throughout the nation.

From day one, compassion has been woven into the heart and soul of our institution. Compassion for our patient, their families,

At City of Hope, our professional practice model is role-based nursing, with a shared-governance model of leadership. We're committed to providing opportunities for professional nurses to expand their skills and expertise, and practice at the highest levels of their licensure. With low nurse-to-patient ratios and initiatives like nursing sensitive outcome measures implemented across all units, our focus on quality is unsurpassed.

Our nurses foster close connections with those they care for, as well as those they care with. In an environment where every moment counts, you're invited to share in the moments of compassion and healing that mean everything to our patients.