Patient Care Assistant or Emergency Department Tech



City
Barron
State
Wisconsin
Telecommute
No
Department
Nursing
Why Mayo Clinic
Our Patient Care Assistants and Emergency Department Techs are critical to the well-being of our patients and have key roles in the Emergency Department's performance as well as quality improvement. Successful candidates in our department are dedicated to these initiatives, dynamic and adaptable in our fast paced environment.
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.

The Emergency Department Technician (EDT) assists with patient care based on individual patient needs within the scope of practice under direct supervision of the registered nurse. The EDT provides supportive care to the Emergency Department patients and performs approved procedures per policy. The EDT assists patients with activities of daily living and assists with the maintenance of a safe and clean environment.
Qualifications
Patient Care Assistant:
18 years old and completion of 12 college credits or High school Diploma/GED with successful completion of a Nursing Assistant training or equivalent.

Emergency Department Tech:
Minimum EMT-Basic license. BLS Certification.
Additional qualifications
Patient Care Assistant:
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.

Emergency Department Tech:
High school graduate or equivalent, preferred. One year of experience as EMT preferred. One year acute care hospital experience, preferred. Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Basic computer knowledge. Decision making and problem solving skills, spoken and written communication skills, and team building skills. Ability to perform duties in a self-directed manner.
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.

Patient Care Assistant:
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
No
Schedule
Supplemental/On-call/Per Diem
Hours / Pay period
Varies
Schedule details
Schedule will vary based on patient care needs. Will be scheduled at least 16 hours/4 weeks. May be asked to flex hours up to meet the department needs.

May be required to float regionally based on department needs.
Weekend schedule
May be scheduled for 1 weekend shift/4 weeks.
Site description
Barron, population 3,300 and neighboring Rice Lake, population 8,300 have everything from pristine lakes, nature trails and nature preserves to modern shopping with everything you might need. But best of all–and for those seeking peace and quiet—a great place to go to just relax. Recreational activities of our Northland area are numerous: fishing, swimming, hiking, hunting, premier golf courses, snowmobiling, skiing, hockey, curling, bowling, roller skating and stock car racing, along with social and cultural events. Barron and Rice Lake offer the best of small town living with big city accessibility being located 55 miles north of Eau Claire, WI, and 100 miles northeast of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN.
Category
Nursing, Other Patient Care, Support Services
Career profile
Nursing
Job posting number
142473BR
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.