Patient Care Associate (PCA)- Primary Care



City
Owatonna
State
Minnesota
Telecommute
No
Department
Nursing
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
  • maintains 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.
Qualifications
High school education or equivalent required.
License or certification
BLS (Basic Life Support) for Health Care Providers required from one of the following programs:​
1. American Heart Association
2. American Red Cross

If a candidate does not currently have their Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers, it will be included as part of the orientation program.
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 $15.54 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Part Time
Hours / Pay period
40
Schedule details
Clinic Day Shift Hours

This position will primarily work in Family Medicine, but will be required to cross-cover to Internal Med and Pediatrics as needed.

Will be required to cross-cover in Faribault if needed.

Weekend schedule
No weekends at this time
Site description
Owatonna, Minnesota a thriving community of over 25,000 people, boasting one of the strongest economies in Minnesota. Located just 38 miles west of Rochester, MN and 60 miles south of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Owatonna is home to more than 40 industrial business firms as well as the headquarters for Federated Insurance. Minnesota State University, Mankato is located 40 miles west in Mankato as well as renowned private colleges, St. Olaf and Carlton located in Northfield, 35 miles north of Owatonna. Kaplan's Woods Parkway offers 225 acres for hiking, biking, jogging, picnicking and cross-country skiing. Excellent golfing is available at public and private courses, several of which are staffed by full-time golf instructors. For the tennis enthusiast, both outdoor and indoor facilities provide opportunities for year-round participation. Because many residents love music and the arts, the Owatonna Arts Center displays the work of many local and national artists.
Category
Nursing, Other Patient Care
Career profile
Nursing
Job posting number
149508BR
Recruiter
Elizabeth Brownewell
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.