Patient Care Assistant (PCA)-7th Medical



City
La Crosse
State
Wisconsin
Telecommute
No
Department
Nursing
Why Mayo Clinic
7th medical is a rapidly changing, fast-paced unit that provides care to a wide array of patients with varying medical diagnoses. The multidisciplinary team on 7th medical relies strongly on teamwork, flexibility, accountability, and professionalism to maintain their high performance and to provide exceptional relationship-based care for all patients. A positive attitude and a calm demeanor is a must to be successful on this unit. Along with management that utilizes servant leadership and a shared-decision making model, this unit is the perfect environment to promote personal growth, development, and career planning.

This inpatient medical unit provides care for adult patients with oncology, neurology, cardiac, substance withdrawal, and several other medical diagnoses.
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
Must meet one of these qualification, 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.

Basic Cardiac Life Support for healthcare providers- BCLS – certificate of course completion required and must not expire within 3 months after start date. A scanned copy of the certificate of completion or transcripts, including your full name, must be attached to your profile to be considered.

Additional qualifications
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
Maintain Basic Life Support for Health Care Provides. We will only accept certificates of course completion from the following providers:

• American Heart Association (Title: BLS for Healthcare Providers)

• Red Cross (Title: CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers or BLS for Healthcare Providers)

• Military Training Network
Exemption status
Non-exempt
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
64-72
Schedule details
8 hour rotating shifts (Day/Evening), Monday-Friday
Every other holiday rotation
Site description
La Crosse, WI, is a city of 52,000 with a metro area of 120,000 in the Upper Mississippi River Valley, located between Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, and Madison, WI. The area offers unlimited, four-season recreational opportunities (biking, golf, hiking the bluffs and cross-country/downhill skiing). We have a great family environment with safe and high-quality schools, including two universities and a technical college. There are sport events, a local symphony orchestra, theaters, children's museum and a civic center.
Category
Nursing, Other Patient Care
Job posting number
142587BR
Recruiter
Todd Williams
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.