Patient Care Assistant - Medical Telemetry



City
Eau Claire
State
Wisconsin
Telecommute
No
Department
Nursing
Why Mayo Clinic
Medical Telemetry is a fast-paced 40-bed general and intermediate level care department. Primary patient populations include: Cardiac, Dialysis, COPD, CHF, Angiograms/Ablations/Pacemakers, and General Medical. The department provides care to patients with tracheostomies, ventilators, cardiac drips, and chest tubes.

The Medical Telemetry department is seeking highly motivated, organized, and adaptable individuals to become a part of their team. The department provides ample learning, growth, and development opportunities for staff.
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

18 years old and completion of 12 college credits or High school Diploma/GED with successful completion of a Nursing Assistant training or equivalent.

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. If a candidate does not currently have their Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs: American Heart Association or American Red Cross the Basic Life Support, certification will be included as part of the orientation program.

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 rotating day/evening.
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
142608BR
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.