Mayo Clinic Patient Care Assistant (PCA) - 9 Center in La Crosse, Wisconsin
City La Crosse
Why Mayo Clinic 9 Center provides care for adult medical diagnoses and surgical procedures including: respiratory, gastrointestinal, renal, nephrology, urology, diabetes, and end of life/hospice care. Also, this unit cares for all general care pediatric patients.
9 Center provides services to a diverse patient population that spans across a lifetime from infancy through end of life care with varying medical diagnoses and surgical procedures. The multidisciplinary team members of this unit rely heavily on teamwork, adaptability, and adhering to a culture of safety to provide exceptional relationship-based care to all patients and their families. Our nurses and physicians strive to consistently provide highest quality, cost-effective care by continuously adopting current, evidence-based best practices. Utilizing a shared decision-making model and servant leadership, this unit’s leaders continue to inspire growth, transformation, and adaptation of all team members.
Candidate must display the values of respect, integrity, compassion, healing, teamwork, innovation, excellence, and stewardship. Candidate needs to be flexible, adaptable, take initiative, adhere to our culture of safety, and thrive in a fast-pace, rapidly changing work environment. Other desirable traits include a positive attitude, strong work ethic, dependable, accountable, eagerness to learn, critical thinking skills, and professionalism.
Mayo Clinic has a legacy of inspiring hope and contributing to health and well-being by providing the best care to every patient through integrated clinical practice, education, and research. As a Mayo Clinic employee, you will become a vital member of a dynamic health care team and discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, and mutual respect.
Position description The Patient Care Technician assists staff with delegated tasks of direct and indirect patient care which supports and complements nursing practice under the supervision of a registered nurse. The Patient Care Technician carries out delegated skills that are within those functions limited by law to unlicensed nursing personnel.
Qualifications Must meet one of these qualification, successful completion of a Nursing Assistant program or equivalent within the past five years, enrolled in a nursing degree program and have completed one semester of clinical rotations through an acute care hospital setting within the last five years, or one year or more within the last five years providing direct cares a nursing assistant, patient care assistant, or related experience in a healthcare setting.
Basic Cardiac Life Support for healthcare providers- BCLS – certificate of course completion required and must not expire within 3 months after start date. A scanned copy of the certificate of completion or transcripts, including your full name, must be attached to your profile to be considered.
We will only accept certificates of course completion from the following providers:
• American Heart Association (Title: BLS for Healthcare Providers)
• Red Cross (Title: CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers or BLS for Healthcare Providers)
• Military Training Network
Additional qualifications Patient care skills, knowledge of infection control and safety procedures, medical terminology, strong verbal and written communication skills. Requires independent judgment, a high level of motivation, accountability, flexibility, interest in patient care, and compassion for people
Internal applicants should attach their three most recent performance appraisals. License or certification Life Support for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs; American Heart Association or American Red Cross.
Exemption status Non-exempt
Compensation Detail Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Benefits eligible Yes
Schedule Part Time
Hours / Pay period 40
Schedule details 8 hour shifts, Day/Evening Rotation
Weekend schedule Every other weekend and holiday rotation
Site description La Crosse, WI, is a city of 52,000 with a metro area of 120,000 in the Upper Mississippi River Valley, located between Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, and Madison, WI. The area offers unlimited, four-season recreational opportunities (biking, golf, hiking the bluffs and cross-country/downhill skiing). We have a great family environment with safe and high-quality schools, including two universities and a technical college. There are sport events, a local symphony orchestra, theaters, children's museum and a civic center.
Career profile Nursing
Job posting number 139954BR
Recruiter Todd Williams
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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