1+ months
2018-05-102018-06-22

Patient Care Associate (PCA) - Neuro/Peds/Trauma

Mayo Clinic
Eau Claire, WI



City

Eau Claire




State

Wisconsin




Telecommute

No




Department

Nursing




Why Mayo Clinic

Do you crave a little variety in your career? The variety of work in Neuro/Peds/Trauma is second only to the diversity of patients we see. Our staff care for all patient populations - from pediatric to geriatrics- and for a variety of diagnoses including:
  • General medical (such as pneumonia, congestive heart failure, and sepsis)
  • Traumas
  • Neurological and Neurosurgical
  • Pediatrics
Our staff of more than 100 Registered Nurses and Patient Care Associates is split into three distinct units with opportunities to cross train, adding more variety to your career. In addition to the 14 beds in Neuro/Peds/Trauma, our department cares for patients in a 20-bed observation unit, as well as a 6-bed Intermediate Care Unit.




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

Yes




Schedule

Part Time




Hours / Pay period

48 hours every two week pay period




Schedule details

8-hour rotating position, Day/Evening shifts - may work occasional night shift per department need.




Weekend schedule

Every other weekend. Three holidays per year.




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

98569BR




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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