Patient Care Assistant - Transplant/Med-Surg



City
Phoenix
State
Arizona
Telecommute
No
Department
Nursing
Position description
The Patient Care Assistant (PCA) assists nursing staff with delegated tasks of direct and indirect patient care which support and complement nursing practice under the supervision of a registered nurse. At a minimum, the PCA carries out designated skills that are within those functions of a certified nursing assistant, as defined by the Arizona State Board of Nursing. The incumbent must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development through the life span and appropriately interpret information relative to the patient's age-specific needs. The PCA communicates data reflective of the patient's status and delegated tasks and/or functions. The incumbent works flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends.
Qualifications
High school diploma or GED equivalent required.
Additional qualifications
Graduation from a vocational program for nursing assistants preferred.
Availability to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends.
Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the patient care setting.
Relevant experience preferred.
Strong computer skills preferred.
PCA's in the Inpatient Neurology Unit must be able to perform all duties in the Epilepsy monitoring unit within 90 days of hire/transfer to the unit.

Internal applicants are required to attach their three most recent performance appraisals.
License or certification
Basic Life Support certification is required upon hire and must be valid for 90 days or greater from start date. Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) competency.

Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) credential is required. LNA must be issued by the Arizona State Board of Nursing.

(Employees with a start date prior to December 31, 2018, LNA is required at time of first renewal. CNA/LNA must be issued by the Arizona State Board of Nursing.)
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 $16.49 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
72
Schedule details
Nightshift - Three 12 hour shifts.
Weekend schedule
Every other weekend Friday and Saturday nights.
Site description
Over the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant investments in both the physical and technological future of health care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.
Category
Other Patient Care
Career profile
Support Services
Job posting number
130846BR
Recruiter
Amy Clifford
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.