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
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
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.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
64-72
Schedule details
8hr shifts-Straight Nights (11pm-730am) Sunday night through Wednesday/Thursday Nights
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
Job posting number
146722BR
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.