8 days old
2018-04-132018-05-13

Patient Care Associate (PCA) - Inpatient Behavioral Health

Mayo Clinic
Eau Claire, WI



City

Eau Claire




State

Wisconsin




Telecommute

No




Department

Nursing




Why Mayo Clinic

The Patient Care Associate for Inpatient Behavioral Health is responsible for providing exceptional customer service to a wide variety of patients in addition to ensuring the safety of our patients and staff. Applicants must be detail-oriented and capable of multi-tasking in our fast-paced and constantly changing environment.




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.




Qualifications

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

Non-exempt




Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $14.65 per hour.




Benefits eligible

No




Schedule

Supplemental/On-call/Per Diem




Hours / Pay period

Varies based on department need




Schedule details

This is a supplemental position with varying hours and varying shifts based on department need. Shifts will vary between days, evenings, and nights. Two shifts per month are required, when needed.




Weekend schedule

Two weekends a month, when needed.




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).




Category

Nursing, Other Patient Care




Career profile

Nursing




Job posting number

97087BR




Recruiter

Jennifer Schindeldecker




Equal opportunity employer

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



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