Patient Care Associate (Pca)/Health Unit Coordinator (Huc) - Peri-Op

Mayo Clinic Eau Claire , WI 54701

Posted 3 months ago

City

Eau Claire

State

Wisconsin

Telecommute

No

Department

Nursing

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.

The Health Unit Coordinator is responsible for performing Health Unit Coordinator procedures for the following: admission, discharge, transfers, pre and post procedures. The Health Unit Coordinator is responsible for unit phone management, monitoring physician's orders and coordinating the electronic and paper chart.

Communicates pertinent information to the appropriate individuals in a timely manner. Must maintain strict confidentiality of information.

Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent. Must possess good written and oral communication skills.

Additional qualifications

Minimum of six months healthcare related field experience preferred. Health Unit Coordinator certification preferred. Perioperative experience is also preferred.

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 BLS certification 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 $15.35 per hour.

Benefits eligible

Yes

Schedule

Part Time

Hours / Pay period
40 hours every two week pay period

Schedule details

Monday - Friday, 8 hour shifts, with variable start/end times.

Weekend schedule

No weekends.

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

Other Patient Care, Support Services

Career profile

Nursing

Job posting number
125065BR

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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