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Mayo Clinic Patient Care Specialist (PCS) - Surgical Specialty Clinic in Mankato, Minnesota

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2022-2023) and ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you’ll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you’ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits (https://jobs.mayoclinic.org/benefits/) . Eligibility may vary.

Position description

The Patient Care Specialist (PCS) provides direct and indirect patient care under the supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN) and accepts delegation from care team members: physicians, advanced practice providers, RN, LPN, MA in meeting the needs of the patient/family. The direct care role includes providing care, collecting and documenting patient care data and communicating information to patients, families, and care team members. In the indirect patient care role, the PCS supports the unit by helping to maintain the environment of care and performing unit-based clerical duties. The PCS demonstrates strong organizational skills and teamwork. A commitment to continuous learning, quality, and excellence are important components of this role. Utilization of multiple computer applications is required. This role will work with patients throughout the life span with multiple conditions.

Qualifications

18 years old. Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Basic computer skills and experience with other technological devices (i.e. cell phone, laptop, etc.). Ability to work irregular hours (days, evenings, holidays, weekends). Self-motivated/independent. Able and willing to work with all populations served.

Additional qualifications

High School Graduate or GED equivalency preferred. Working knowledge of computers and software applications required. Demonstrated ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees, and the public. Must be well organized, detail-oriented, accurate and efficient. Preferred: PCS, HUC, MA, NS, Ward Clerk experience. Preferred demonstration of medical terminology.

License or certification

Current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs is required: American Heart Association or American Red Cross. If a candidate does not currently have the required certification, education and testing will be included as part of the orientation and training program.

Exemption status

Non-exempt

Compensation Detail

$16.29- $21.68 / hour

Benefits eligible

Yes

Schedule

Part Time

Hours / Pay period

48

Schedule details

Weekdays, clinic hours between 7:30 am to 5:00 pm. Occasionally later or earlier hours are required per department needs.

This position supports Surgical Specialty Clinics including Bariatrics, ENT, General Surgery, Neurology, Neuro Surgery, OB, Orthopedics/Podiatry, Pain Medicine, Physiatry, Plastic Surgery, Wound Care and STAR assigned.

Some occasional travel is required; depending on staffing needs, staff may be floated to work in other departments or at other clinic sites.

Orientation will be at full time hours.

Weekend schedule

No weekends or holidays at this time.

International Assignment

No

Site description

Mankato is one of the largest cities in southern MN and has earned several livability awards. Mankato's economic growth leads Minnesota and is among the top in the nation. The city has a contiguous population area of 96,740 and 1.6 million people live within 60 miles of Mankato. Greater Mankato is centrally located in south central Minnesota, nestled in the scenic beauty of the Minnesota River Valley, with convenient access to Minneapolis-St. Paul just one hour away.

Recruiter

Cassie Schlaak

EOE

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.

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.

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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