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

Mayo Clinic


Location:
Eau Claire, WI
Date:
11/23/2017
2017-11-232017-12-23
Categories:
  • Medical/Surgical
  • Long Term Care
  • Neurology/Neurosurgery
  • Pediatrics
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Patient Care Associate (PCA) - Neuro/Peds/Trauma Job

Location: Eau Claire, WI, US

Company: Mayo Clinic

Department: Neuro/Peds/Trauma

A Life-Changing Career

Position Summary: It's an exciting time to join the team in Neuro/Peds/Trauma as we have recently moved into our all-new, state-of-the-art space at Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire.

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.

In addition to providing care as a Patient Care Associate (PCA) on our Neuro/Peds/Trauma and Rapid Discover/Rapid Recovery department, this position will also support our Video Monitoring program.

Responsibilities: 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).

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

Benefit Eligible: Yes
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 $14.36 per hour.
Hours/Pay Period: 48 hours every two week pay period
Schedule Details: Primarily 12-hour, Preferred Nights (6:00 pm - 6:30 am), may rotate to other shifts per department need.
Weekend Schedule: Every third weekend. Every third holiday.

Recruiter: Jennifer Schindeldecker

Why Mayo Clinic? Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.

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).

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

Job Posting Category: Nursing, Other Patient Care
Job Posting Number: 90187BR

Date: Nov 8, 2017


Nearest Major Market: Eau Claire

Job Segment: Medical Technologist, Neurology, Geriatric, Nursing, Patient Care, Healthcare

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