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Patient Care Associate (PCA) - Med Surg Osseo at Mayo Clinic

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Osseo, Wisconsin

Job Description:









Why Mayo Clinic

Medical Surgical at our Osseo location is an 18-bed department serving both acutely ill and transitional care patients. The department provides care to acutely ill community members, as well as patients transferred from Mayo Clinic Rochester and Mayo Clinic Health System-Eau Claire who have complex medical conditions and need time for rehabilitation, education, medication management and assistance with self-care before transitioning home. The Medical Surgical team is committed to their patients and each other and have set the bar high in terms of team engagement, patient experience, continuous improvement, lifelong learning, quality clinical outcomes and commitment to patient and employee safety.

Position description

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 within one year of hire.

Additional qualifications

Minimum of six months healthcare related experience preferred.

Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Flexibility (works flexible hours, which include days, evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends). Basic computer skills. 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 or will obtain prior to hire (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.

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 $14.94 per hour.

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Hours / Pay period


Schedule details

8- hour shifts, mostly evening shift. May rotate to other shifts to meet patient care needs.

Weekend schedule

Every other weekend, 3 holidays/year.

Site description

Osseo, population 1700, is located at the confluence of the North and South Forks of the Buffalo River. The clinic and hospital are located just off of highway I-94. Osseo has the everyday amenities and is located 20 minutes from Eau Claire for everything else. Osseo is a great place to relax and enjoy the slow pace of small town life. Recreational activities are numerous: fishing, swimming, hiking, hunting, golf courses, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, hockey, curling, and bowling, along with social and cultural events. Osseo offers the best of small town living with big city accessibility being located south of Eau Claire, WI, and 120 miles southeast of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN.


Nursing, Other Patient Care

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Jennifer Schindeldecker

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).