Patient Care Assistant (Former Employee), Columbus OH – March 19, 2014
Pros: guranteed hours
Cons: bad pay.
As a nursing assistant or PCA you could be the only PCA for the floor, the max number of patients I can recall being accountable for was forty-five patients. However during times like this the nurses are suppose to do primary care and help. Just like with any organization you have some excellent teamwork and then not so good teamwork. The managers come – more... and go. We have had some really amazing managers. The co-workers were nice. The hardest part about the job was not being respected by the nurses becuase we are "only a" PCA. However a good or bad PCA can make or break a nurses night. The most enjoyable part of the job were the interesting and diverse patients, and learning from the doctors and nurses. – less