Patient Care Assistant - Neuro/Peds/Trauma
Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Eau Claire
Posted on: November 23, 2021
Why Mayo Clinic
Do you crave a little variety in your career? The variety of work
in Neuro/Peds/Trauma is second only to the diversity of patients we
see. Our nurses care for all patient populations - from pediatric
to geriatrics - and for a variety of diagnoses including:
- General medical (such as pneumonia, congestive heart failure,
- Neurological and Neurosurgical
- PediatricsOur staff of more than 100 Registered Nurses and
Patient Care Associates is split into three distinct units with
opportunities to cross train, adding more variety to your career.
In addition to the 14 beds in Neuro/Peds/Trauma, our department
cares for patients in a 20-bed observation unit, as well as a 6-bed
Intermediate Care Unit.
Nurse often ask us 'what's it like to work in your unit?' We let
them know that it's fact paced and that we care for often
high-acute patients- but the camaraderie of the team and successful
outcomes make it highly rewarding for processionals who are dynamic
and adaptable. Our staff would tell you that it's a culture of
collaboration and teamwork and the positive attitudes that keep
them excited about the work we do.
The Patient Care Assistant 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 Assistant carries out delegated skills that are within
those functions limited by law to unlicensed nursing personnel.
18 years old and completion of 12 college credits or High school
Diploma/GED with successful completion of a Nursing Assistant
training or equivalent.
Certified Nursing Assistant on State of Wisconsin Nurse Aide
Registry in "non-expired" status preferred. 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.
License or certification
Maintains current Basic Life Support for Health Care Provides from
one of the following programs; American Heart Association or
American Red Cross. If a candidate does not currently have their
Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers from one of the
following programs: American Heart Association or American Red
Cross the Basic Life Support, certification will be included as
part of the orientation program.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with
internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate
is $15.54 per hour.
Hours / Pay period
48 hours per two week pay period
12 hour rotating shifts.
Every third weekend, 2 holidays per year.
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, 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, 2019-2020).
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.
Keywords: Mayo Clinic, Eau Claire , Patient Care Assistant - Neuro/Peds/Trauma, Other , Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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