Patient Care Associate - CCU/PCU



City
Eau Claire
State
Wisconsin
Telecommute
No
Department
Nursing
Why Mayo Clinic
The department is comprised of 20 Critical Care and 6 Progressive Care beds where we care for a few of the following patient populations:
  • Cardiology/CV Surgery
  • Neurology/Neurosurgical
  • Dialysis
  • Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD)
  • Septic Shock
  • Abdominal and Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Repairs
  • Level II Trauma
The department provides care to patients with tracheostomies, ventilators, cardiac drips and chest tubes. The Critical Care department is seeking highly motivated, organized and adaptable individuals to become part of their team.
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
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.
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
Maintains current Basic Life Support for Health Care Provides from one of the following programs; American Heart Association or American Red Cross.
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 $15.24 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Part Time
Hours / Pay period
48 hours every two week pay period
Schedule details
12 hour rotating shifts
Weekend schedule
Every third weekend
Site description
Eau Claire, with a metro area of 163,000 is home to the 11,000 students at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Strong schools, low crime rate, and a reasonable cost of living may be expected. With an abundance of outdoor activities, The city also serves as the retail center for west central Wisconsin and the major metro area of Minneapolis/St. Paul is 90 minutes away. Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire is recognized as a Best Hospital in Northwestern Wisconsin and within the top 10 for Hospitals in Wisconsin (U.S. News & World Report, 2019-2020).
Category
Nursing
Career profile
ICU Nursing
Job posting number
132844BR
Recruiter
Hayley Frank
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.