Patient Care Assistant (PCA) - Pediatrics/Med/Surg



City
Mankato
State
Minnesota
Telecommute
No
Department
Nursing
Position description
Nursing Assistant assists patients with delegated tasks of direct and indirect patient care, which support nursing practice under the direct supervision of a registered nurse. The nursing assistant carries out designated activities that are within those functions limited by law to unlicensed nursing personnel. This includes assisting patients with activities of daily living, providing basic nursing care to patients and assisting in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment.

Qualifications
Education: High school graduate or equivalent required within one year of hire. One of the following is also required: 1) Successful completion within the last five years of the Acute Care component of the Nursing Assistant Program; 2) 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; 3) One year or more within the last five years providing direct care as a nursing assistant, patient care assistant, or related experience in a healthcare setting; 4) Successful completion of a Certified Nursing Assistant training program, or equivalent, within the past 5 years.
Additional qualifications
Special Skills: Demonstrates ability to multi-task under stressful situations. Demonstrates ability to communicate, collaborate and manage relationships with interdisciplinary members while maintaining patient/family centeredness and safety in a timely, efficient and equitable manner. Keyboard experience preferred.
License or certification
BLS certification included in orientation program; successful completion required prior to first day in patient care.
Exemption status
Non-exempt
Compensation Detail
Minimum rate is $14.43 based upon union contract.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Part Time
Hours / Pay period
40
Schedule details
8 hour evening and night rotating shifts.

Weekend schedule
Every other weekend and holiday, (weekend 1).
Site description
Mankato is one of the largest cities in southern MN and has earned several livability awards. Mankato's economic growth leads Minnesota and is among the top in the nation. The city has a contiguous population area of 96,740 and 1.6 million people live within 60 miles of Mankato. Greater Mankato is centrally located in south central Minnesota, nestled in the scenic beauty of the Minnesota River Valley, with convenient access to Minneapolis-St. Paul just one hour away.
Category
Nursing, Other Patient Care, Union
Career profile
Nursing
Job posting number
141444BR
Recruiter
Rebecca Grassmann
Equal opportunity employer
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