Why Mayo Clinic
This unique department is comprised of small specialty groups of highly skilled experts that support patient care throughout the hospital. Nursing Support Services is home of the staffing pool, where staff are scheduled and work in a variety of departments. Staffing pool staff also have the opportunity to cross-train and support specialty departments such as Family Birth Center and Emergency Department. The Nursing Support Services department values professionalism, teamwork, and accountability.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hours / Pay period
48 hours every two week pay period
Mix of 8 and 12 hour shifts. Day/Evening/Night rotation, depending on the needs of the departments.
Every other weekend. 3 holidays/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).
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