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Patient Care Assistant (PCA) - Cardiovascular PCU, Nights

Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Tolleson
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic has been ranked the hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, as well as in more specialties than any other care provider. As we work together to put the needs of the patient first, we are also dedicated to our employees, investing in competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit plans - to take care of you and your family, now and in the future. And with continuing education and advancement opportunities at every turn, you can build a long, successful career with Mayo Clinic. You'll thrive in an environment that supports innovation, is committed to ending racism and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion, and provides the resources you need to succeed.

Responsibilities

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.

During the selection process you will participate in a virtual (pre-recorded) interview that you can complete at your convenience. During the virtual interview, a question will appear on your screen, and you will have time to consider each question before responding. You will have the opportunity to re-record your answer to each question Mayo Clinic will only see the final recording. The complete interview will be reviewed by a Mayo Clinic staff member and you will be notified of next steps as appropriate.

Qualifications

High school diploma or GED equivalent required.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Graduation from a vocational program for nursing assistants preferred.
  • Availability to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends.
  • Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the patient care setting.
  • 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/Certifications:
    • 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.)
      Exemption Status

      Nonexempt

      Compensation Detail

      $17.67 - $23.88 / hour + Night Shift Differential $2.31

      Benefits Eligible

      Yes

      Schedule

      Full Time

      Hours/Pay Period

      72

      Schedule Details

      3 12 hour shifts per week. 72 hours per pay period.
      Night shift

      Weekend Schedule

      3 out of 4 weekend shifts

      International Assignment

      No

      Site Description

      Just as our reputation has spread beyond our Minnesota roots, so have our locations. Today, our employees are located at our three major campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, Jacksonville, Florida, Rochester, Minnesota, and at Mayo Clinic Health System campuses throughout Midwestern communities, and at our international locations. Each Mayo Clinic location is a special place where our employees thrive in both their work and personal lives. Learn more about what each unique Mayo Clinic campus has to offer, and where your best fit is.

      Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

      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.

      Recruiter

      Ariane Brobst

      Department Title

      Department of Nursing

Keywords: Mayo Clinic, Phoenix , Patient Care Assistant (PCA) - Cardiovascular PCU, Nights, Other , Tolleson, Arizona

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