Why Mayo Clinic
Home Health and Hospice cares for 400-500 patients in the community. Staff work in an interdisciplinary team that includes nurses, social workers, chaplains, home health aids, therapists (PT and OT), therapy aids, massage therapists, music therapists, bereavement counselors, physicians, nurse practitioners and volunteers to meet the needs of our patients. The department cares for individuals with healthcare needs in their home, which includes from birth to death and all types of medical conditions. The patient population is one of the most varied populations found in healthcare!
The Home Health Aide/Hospice Aide is a trained person who provides personal care and assistance in activities of daily living for people in their place of residence. These services are included in a written plan of care prepared by a health care professional and signed by a physician. The Home Health Aide/Hospice Aide works under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse and/or when appropriate a Physical, Occupational or Speech Therapist under the delegation of their License. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Valid driver's license, reliable transportation, the ability to transport patients and acceptable driving record in accordance with Mayo Clinic Policy. Meets Federal and State guidelines required to work as a Home Health Aide in a certified licensed Home Health agency. Certified Nursing Assistant, on State of Wisconsin Registry. Current BLS certification for healthcare providers.
High School Graduate or GED equivalency preferred. Has worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant within the past 24 months preferred. 18 years or older preferred.
Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Basic computer skills and experience with other technological devices (i.e. cell phone, black berries, etc.). Ability to work irregular hours (days, evenings, holidays, weekends). Self-motivated/independent. Able and willing to drive in all weather conditions and cover service area. Able and willing to work with all populations served.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $12.85 per hour.
Hours / Pay period
64 hours every two week pay period
Days will vary during the week with hours being 8am-4:30pm.
Every other weekend and 2 holidays per year.
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).
Nursing, Other Patient Care
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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.