A day in the life of a PCA

This is my evening shift floating at the Med-Surg COVID floor. 1500: Got shift report and briefly looked up all the patients (10) assigned to me.1530: Made a quick round around the floor and updated the whiteboard in the patient rooms and introduced myself.1610: Answered a few call lights and then started taking blood sugar.Continue reading “A day in the life of a PCA”

I tested positive for COVID-19!

I was able to avoid the virus for the past two years but wasn’t able to dodge it in 2022. I just got off my PCA orientation last Friday and I had to call out on Monday and get tested because I have been feeling all the symptoms. Tuesday morning I found out I wasContinue reading “I tested positive for COVID-19!”

I landed a job as a PCA!

I have been applying for PCA (patient care associate) position for a while and I never heard back from any hospitals till recently. As you can see from my title that I did end up getting an offer from the hospital that’s close to my house. And it is the same hospital I did myContinue reading “I landed a job as a PCA!”