Patient Care Technicians - Baystate Health

Req#: R25294
Category(s): Clinical Support, Patient Care Technicians
Full Time / Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: First

Geriatric Associate

Baystate Health, a nationally recognized leader in healthcare quality and safety, is looking for a full time Geriatric Associate in Springfield MA

•    Days 7a-3:30, 40 hours
•    Every other holiday and weekend rotations

•    Baystate Medical Center
•    Springfield MA

•    Excellent Compensation High-quality, low-cost medical, dental and vision insurance
•    Generous PTO – up to 25 days in the first year, with scheduled earned increases
•    Continuing education support and reimbursement
•    First Time Home Buyers Financial Packages
•    Farm Share Memberships
•    403b retirement company match & annual company contribution increase based on years of service 
•    Free money coach advice from a certified professional
•    Wellbeing programs that include but are not limited to mental, physical, and financial health
•    Pet, home, auto and personal insurance
•    Life insurance 
•    Reimbursement for a variety of wellbeing activities, included but limited to gym membership and equipment, personal trainer, massage and so much more! 
•    Wellbeing programs that include but are not limited to mental, physical, and financial health

Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ only academic center and tertiary care provider has a long and proud tradition of continuous learning and improvement. We educate and train hundreds of healthcare workers every year and advance knowledge about new approaches to care. At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff.  We are committed to increasing diverse representation across our organization. Together our inspired and compassionate teams manage the whole health needs of all communities in need.  


Reports to the Nurse Manager, in collaboration with the unit charge nurse and nursing staff. Expected to assist in the maximization of functional independence and morale of patients on the ACE unit and with dementia focusing on the patients' abilities. 
Provision of positive emotional environments for dementia patients by recognizing and addressing their needs and promoting independence with ADLs' toileting, ambulation, and nutrition. 
Forms a variety of technical tasks and responsibilities including direct patient care, assisting with hygiene, 
ADLs, toileting, ambulation, and nutrition. Promotes and supports families caring for dementia patients to allow them the opportunity to have therapeutic relationships. Management has the right to change or add to job responsibilities at any time.

Previous customer service, experience as a direct health care provider, CNA, HHA, or PCA

Preferred Work Experience: 
CNA experience preferred

We strive to be the place where we can help you build the career you deserve – apply today – YOU belong at Baystate!


We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above considers the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role.

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.



GED or HiSET (Required)


Basic Life Support – American Heart Association

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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