Patient Care Associate (PCA) - Anticoagulation

Albert Lea
Position description
This position allows clinical teams (Allied Health Staff and providers) to focus on face-to-face encounters with patients by coordinating clinical functions as follows:
  • receiving and rooming patients
  • completion of paperwork such as pre-visit planning, prior authorizations, work compensation paperwork
  • equipment/deep room cleaning including stocking and monitoring of expiration on all supplies
  • maintaining levels of supplies, ordering, receiving and routing of supplies appropriately
Demonstrates tact and patience in dealing with health care team members.
Demonstrates strong organizational skills in maintaining a smooth flow for care team.
Exhibits appropriate use of telecommunications equipment and uses computer efficiently.
Demonstrates initiative, proficiency, and good judgment to optimize the use of care teams time when seeing patients.
Strong communication skills and a commitment to quality and excellence in service are important components of the role. Performs other duties as assigned.
High school education or equivalent required.
Working knowledge of computers and software applications required.
Demonstrated ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees and the public.
Must be well organized, detail-oriented, accurate and efficient.
Additional qualifications
Preferred: PCA ,HUC, MA, NA, Ward Clerk experience
Preferred: Demonstrates knowledge of medical terminology.
License or certification
Maintains BLS (Basic Life Support) for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs:​
1. American Heart Association
2. American Red Cross
Exemption status
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
Part Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
Monday through Friday Day Shift.
Subject to change based on patient needs.
Weekend schedule
No weekends at this time.
Subject to change based on patient needs.
Site description
Albert Lea is a community of 18,000 in scenic Southern MN, surrounded by several lakes and located just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis and 60 miles from Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Excellent family amenities include a community focus on education (new high school, superb test scores), 38 city parks, 6 nearby golf courses, cultural events, festivals, performing arts, 250 miles of groomed snowmobile trails, Blazing Star Recreational Trail, and Audubon Nature and Wildlife Preserve. Austin is a community of 23,000 surrounded by prairies, rivers and valleys just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 40 minutes west of Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Excellent public and parochial education system, including programming for students with special needs and gifted students. Great recreation options including trout fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, camping, hiking, cycling, indoor/outdoor tennis, canoeing and golfing.
Nursing, Other Patient Care
Career profile
Job posting number
Elizabeth Brownewell
Equal opportunity employer
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