Patient Care Assistant - Progressive Care Unit, Nights
Company: Mayo Clinic
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World
Report, 2020-2021) 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!
The Patient Care Assistant (PCA) assists nursing staff with
delegated tasks of direct and indirect patient care which support
and complement nursing practice under the supervision of a
registered nurse. At a minimum, the PCA carries out designated
skills that are within those functions of a certified nursing
assistant, as defined by the Arizona State Board of Nursing. The
incumbent must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth
and development through the life span and appropriately interpret
information relative to the patient's age-specific needs. The PCA
communicates data reflective of the patient's status and delegated
tasks and/or functions. The incumbent works flexible hours, which
may include days, evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends.
- High school diploma or GED equivalent required.
- BLS through AHA or Red Cross Required by time of hire
- Must by an LNA through the Arizona Board of Nursing. License
must be active for 90 days from hire date.
- Graduation from a vocational program for nursing assistants
- Availability to work flexible hours, which may include days,
evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends.
- Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the patient
- Relevant experience preferred.
- Strong computer skills preferred.
- PCA's in the Inpatient Neurology Unit must be able to perform
all duties in the Epilepsy monitoring unit within 90 days of
hire/transfer to the unit.
License or certification
- Basic Life Support certification is required upon hire and must
be valid for 90 days or greater from start date. Maintains Basic
Life Support (BLS) competency.
- Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) credential is required. LNA
must be issued by the Arizona State Board of Nursing.
(Employees with a start date prior to December 31, 2018, LNA is
required at time of first renewal. CNA/LNA must be issued by the
Arizona State Board of Nursing.)
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with
internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate
is $xx.xx per hour.
Hours / Pay period
3 -12 hour night shifts per week.
07:00pm to 07:30am
Every other weekend.
Over the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant
investments in both the physical and technological future of health
care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in
Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities.
Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and
Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as
the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million
residents in 25 cities and towns.
With Phoenix being the fifth largest city in the nation, this sunny
"desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst
of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.
Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to
live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of
culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and
collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's
desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement
of sports and recreation.
Rudy Aros Monarrez
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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