Patient Care Associate (PCA) - Medical Surgical and Special Care at Mayo Clinic
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Location: Menomonie, Wisconsin
Why Mayo Clinic
The Medical-Surgical/Special Care Unit at Mayo Clinic Health System-Menomonie is a 21-bed Critical Access hospital department that cares for a diverse patient population. Primary patient populations include: general medical, surgery, orthopedics, podiatry, and gynecology. Staff in the department work very cohesively as a team and strive to provide the highest level of quality care to their patients.
The patient care associate assists patients with delegated tasks of direct and indirect patient care, which support nursing practice under the direct supervision of a registered nurse. The patient care associate carries out designated activities that are within those functions limited by law to unlicensed nursing personnel. This includes assisting patients with activities of daily living, providing basic nursing care to patients and assisting in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment. Assists RN with procedures and treatments that require competence in advanced technical and manual skills.
High school graduate or equivalent.
Minimum of six months healthcare related experience preferred.
Flexibility (works flexible hours, which include days, evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends). Basic computer skills. Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Verbal and written communication. Promotes team building. Self-directed. Able to adapt to unpredictable situations.
License or certification
Certified Nursing Assistant on State of Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry (required to be in "non-expired" status upon hire; recommended to regularly renew certification).
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification for the Healthcare Provider or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer or will obtain prior to hire.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $14.65 per hour.
Hours / Pay period
24 hours every two week pay period
This position works every other weekend 3:00pm - 11:00pm (Friday/Saturday/Sunday)
Menomonie, a city of 16,000, has everything from lakes, rivers, bike trails, nature trails, and nature preserves to modern shopping with everything you might need. There are an abundance of things to do in Menomonie from seeing a play, enjoying a live band, hiking at Hoffman Hills state park, biking, or just relaxing. The community offers excellent schools, low crime and affordable housing. The city is located 50 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 30 minutes west of Eau Claire and Chippewa Falls.
Nursing, Other Patient Care
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Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).