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Mayo Clinic Patient Care Associate (PCA) - Float Pool in Eau Claire, Wisconsin

City Eau Claire

State Wisconsin

Telecommute No

Department Nursing

Why Mayo Clinic

This unique department comprised of small specialty groups of highly skilled experts that support patient care throughout the hospital.­ Nursing Support Services is home of the float pool, where staff are scheduled and work in a variety of hospital departments.­ The Nursing Support Services department values professionalism, teamwork, and accountability.

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.

Qualifications 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 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 $14.94 per hour.

Benefits eligible No

Schedule Part Time

Hours / Pay period 24 hours every two week pay period

Schedule details Rotating 8 and 12 hour shifts.

Weekend schedule Every other weekend, 3 holidays/year.

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, Eau Claire was ranked #4 on the list of “Americas best towns” (Outside Magazine, 2015) 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, 2015-2016).

Category Nursing, Other Patient Care

Career profile Nursing

Job posting number 124376BR

Recruiter Jennifer Schindeldecker

Equal opportunity

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.

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