Patient Care Assistant or Emergency Department Tech

Zoek Pin Gilmanton, Wisconsin

Competitive

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 42 days ago

Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (. 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!

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits . Eligibility may vary.

Position description
Our Patient Care Assistants and Emergency Department Techs are critical to the well-being of our patients and have key roles in the Emergency Department's performance as well as quality improvement. Successful candidates in our department are dedicated to these initiatives, dynamic and adaptable in our fast paced environment.

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.

The Emergency Department Technician (EDT) assists with patient care based on individual patient needs within the scope of practice under direct supervision of the registered nurse. The EDT provides supportive care to the Emergency Department patients and performs approved procedures per policy. The EDT assists patients with activities of daily living and assists with the maintenance of a safe and clean environment.

Qualifications
Patient Care Assistant:
18 years old and completion of 12 college credits or High school Diploma/GED with successful completion of a Nursing Assistant training or equivalent.

Emergency Department Tech:
Minimum EMT-Basic license. BLS Certification.

Additional qualifications
Patient Care Assistant:
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.

Emergency Department Tech:
High school graduate or equivalent, preferred. One year of experience as EMT preferred. One year acute care hospital experience, preferred. Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Basic computer knowledge. Decision making and problem solving skills, spoken and written communication skills, and team building skills. Ability to perform duties in a self-directed manner.

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.

Patient Care Assistant:
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.

Exemption status
Non-exempt

Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $ per hour.

Benefits eligible
Yes

Schedule
Part Time

Hours / Pay period
48 hours every two week pay period

Schedule details
Days will vary, hours are 12 hour rotating shifts.

May be required to float regionally based on department needs.

Weekend schedule
Every third weekend rotating 12 hour shifts. Holiday rotation required.

Remote
No

Site description
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 (. News & World Report, 2019-2020).

Recruiter
Jennifer Schindeldecker

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.

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