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.
High school diploma or GED equivalent required.
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. LNA must be issued by the Arizona State Board of Nursing.)
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.
***This is a full-time day shift position working 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.***
This is a video monitoring position whereby staff will remotely monitor up to roughly six (6) patients at a given time. The Video Monitor PCA will communicate with patients via two-way speaker communication and re-direct patients to stay in bed, not pull at lines, and all other verbal interventions needed to ensure patient safety. The expectation is this candidate will work approximately 80% in the video monitoring unit and 20% at the bedside providing clinical PCA care.
Must be available to work four (4) weekend shifts per month.
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.
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