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Patient Care Associate - Critical Care Unit

Mayo Clinic
Eau Claire, WI


Eau Claire







Why Mayo Clinic

PCA utilizing advanced knowledge and skills to work collaboratively in a fast paced area for both the Critical Care and Progressive Care patient populations. Highly motivated, flexible with job demands and exceptional teamwork is essential.

Position description

The patient care associate assists patients with delegated tasks of direct and indirect patient care, which support nursing practice under the direct supervision of a registered nurse. The patient care associate carries out designated activities that are within those functions limited by law to unlicensed nursing personnel. This includes assisting patients with activities of daily living, providing basic nursing care to patients and assisting in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment. Assists RN with procedures and treatments that require competence in advanced technical and manual skills.


High school graduate or equivalent.

Additional qualifications

Minimum of six months healthcare related experience preferred. Flexibility (works flexible hours, which include days, evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends). Basic computer skills. Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Verbal and written communication. Promotes team building. Self-directed. Able to adapt to unpredictable situations.

License or certification

Certified Nursing Assistant on State of Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry (required to be in “non-expired” status upon hire; recommended to regularly renew certification).

Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification for the Healthcare Provider or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer or will obtain prior to hire.

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $14.36 per hour. Shift differential offered for qualified positions.

Benefits eligible



Supplemental/On-call/Per Diem

Hours / Pay period

Varies depending on department need

Schedule details

Supplemental positions: Scheduled at least 4 shifts every 6 weeks. Additional hours may be available to pick up based off department need.

Weekend schedule

At least 1 weekend shift every 6 weeks.

Site description

Eau Claire, with a metro area of 163,000 is home to the 11,000 students at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Strong schools, low crime rate, and a reasonable cost of living may be expected. With an abundance of outdoor activities, Eau Claire was ranked #4 on the list of “Americas best towns” (Outside Magazine, 2015) The city also serves as the retail center for west central Wisconsin and the major metro area of Minneapolis/St. Paul is 90 minutes away. Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire is recognized as a Best Hospital in Northwestern Wisconsin and within the top 10 for Hospitals in Wisconsin (U.S. News & World Report, 2015-2016).



Career profile


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Hayley Frank

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).


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