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Department:  Nursing
Status:  Full Time
Shift:  3rd


Are you flexible, quick thinking, and able to take needed action as directed by a Registered Nurse? Are you an excellent communicator and adept at maintaining successful working relationships with team members and various groups through the organization? Do you like variety in your work and does the challenge of supporting multiple departments excite you? If you said yes, keep reading – we may have the perfect opportunity for you.


As part of the nursing team at Hoag Memorial Hospital, you’ll help nurses giving direct inpatient care as per the California Nurse Practice Act, supporting the mission of the Patient Care Services Division. Being a Hoag Nursing Staffing Office Patient Care Assistant means serving our community by collaborating with members of your team to offer the highest level of care to those who depend on us.

Inside Hoag’s Nursing Staffing Office

Our Staffing Office provides three levels of support to the hospital based on nursing expertise and patient acuity. As a Patient Care Assistant, you’ll be asked to help support the nurses who serve our various medical/surgical units, including: Oncology, Pulmonary, Gynecology/Urology, Surgical, Telemetry and Labor/Delivery/Recovery (additional skills and knowledge of equipment may be required). You’ll work under the direction of a licensed Registered Nurse, assisting in direct patient care by providing Activities for Daily Living, comfort, nutrition, and hygiene needs for adult and senior patients. You’ll also take and record clinical measurements, collect specimens, provide transportation and maintain equipment and supplies.


Other duties may include:

  • Under direction of the Registered Nurse, performs bedside patient care anticipating patient needs, prioritizing care.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for assigned patients: accurately measures and records vital signs, I&O, height and weight, and Activities for Daily Life and records in patient record, ensures patient safety is maintained at all times and is documented.
  • Immediately informs Registered Nurse of any changes in patient condition from previous baseline.
  • Demonstrates knowledge in the use of equipment pertinent to treatment.
  • Under direction of the Registered Nurse, performs routine patient admission and discharge duties and documents in the patient record.

Hoag employees consistently maintain a high standard of professional communication, appearance and conduct. They’re driven to excel in patient care, and they’re deeply passionate about their work. To that end, we’ll expect you to participate in our continuous quality improvement process and maintain a working knowledge of departmental and hospital standards, policies and procedures.

We’re keen on following safety measures and infection control protocols, being attentive to details, and having intimate knowledge of the populations we serve.

Hoag is the Place to Be
We believe that when you join Hoag as a Patient Care Assistant, you become part of a family. We’re deeply committed to giving back to those who help us serve our community, making your ongoing growth and development as a nurse our priority. In addition to Pay for Performance salary increases and sponsored training opportunities, Hoag employees enjoy:

  • Annual performance incentives
  • Safe Harbor bonuses
  • Competitive 401 (k) program with matching contributions
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Nursing Scholarships
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Nursing Clinical Ladder Program (transition directly into the Clinical Ladder Program without waiting)
  • Excellent Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • On-site Wellness Centers in our Irvine and Newport Beach campuses that include discounted services for massage therapy, acupuncture, mediation and mindfulness, yoga, Pilates and fitness coaches


We look for passion, an ownership mentality, and out-of-the box thinking. If this is you and Hoag sounds like home, please apply. A member our Talent Acquisition Team will contact you if they want to know more.


* High School diploma or equivalent.
* Basic Life Support certification.
* Current certification as a Nursing Assistant/Certified Nursing Assistant from the state of California or completion of first semester of Registered Nurse program or equivalency.
* Must obtain Limited Phlebotomy certification within one year of hire as a Patient Care Assistant (or Registered Nurse license).
* Demonstrates effective communication, interpersonal skills, organizational ability, knowledge of proper body mechanics, safety measures and infection control, ability to follow instructions, knowledge of section specific test information and instrumentation may be required.

* Recent employment as a Nursing Assistant.


There’s no Place Like Hoag
Recently, Hoag was recognized as the highest ranked hospital in Orange County in a 2017-2018 U.S. News & World Report. The organization was also ranked the #3 hospital in the Los Angeles Metro Area and the #8 hospital in California.


We’re an industry leader at the cornerstone of exceptional patient care – but we can’t do it without you.

To learn more about us and see our culture in action, check out this video on YouTube.


*  Job ID #: 83288
*  Type: Full Time
*  Shift: 3rd (1900-730)


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Hoag is an equal opportunity employer.



Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Nursing, Patient Care, Medical Technologist, Oncology, Medical, Healthcare

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