Patient Care Assistant - Medical/Surgical

Mayo Clinic Eau Claire , WI 54701

Posted 2 weeks ago

City

Eau Claire

State

Wisconsin

Telecommute

No

Department

Nursing

Why Mayo Clinic

The Medical Surgical department is a 40-bed inpatient unit that cares for a diverse patient population including general medical, general surgery, orthopedics, oncology, and urology. The department has a culture of respect, compassion, integrity, and teamwork.

Position description

The Patient Care Assistant assists staff with delegated tasks of direct and indirect patient care which supports and complements nursing practice under the supervision of a registered nurse. The Patient Care Assistant carries out delegated skills that are within those functions limited by law to unlicensed nursing personnel.

Qualifications

Successful completion of a Nursing Assistant program or equivalent within the past five years, enrolled in a nursing degree program and have completed one semester of clinical rotations through an acute care hospital setting within the last five years, or one year or more within the last five years providing direct cares a nursing assistant, patient care assistant, or related experience in a healthcare setting.

Additional qualifications

Certified Nursing Assistant on State of Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry in "non-expired" status preferred. Patient care skills, knowledge of infection control and safety procedures, medical terminology, strong verbal and written communication skills. Requires independent judgment, a high level of motivation, accountability, flexibility, interest in patient care, and compassion for people.

License or certification

Maintains current Basic Life Support for Health Care Provides from one of the following programs; American Heart Association or American Red Cross.

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 $15.24 per hour.

Benefits eligible

Yes

Schedule

Part Time

Hours / Pay period

48 hours every two week pay period

Schedule details

8 hour shifts Day/Evening rotation.

Weekend schedule

Every other weekend, 3 holidays/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, 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, 2019-2020).

Category

Nursing

Career profile

Nursing

Job posting number

141580BR

Recruiter

Jennifer Schindeldecker

Equal opportunity employer

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.



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