Mayo Clinic Patient Care Assistant (PCA)-ICU-night shift Job in Phoenix, Arizona

Department: 2 West

A Life-Changing Career

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.

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.

Inpatient hospital experience preferred, as well as current ICU experience.

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.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) credential preferred and may be required per specialty unit guidelines.

Arizona Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) credential is required for Inpatient Float Pool unit.

Benefit Eligible: Yes

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 $15.23 per hour.

Hours/Pay Period: 72

Schedule Details: 7:00pm-7:30am

Weekend Schedule: 1 of 2 weekends

Recruiter: Marcia Edwards

Why Mayo Clinic? Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first.

We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education.

We offer a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.

Site Description: 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 sixth 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.

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

Job Posting Category: Nursing, Other Patient Care

Job Posting Number: 74638BR

Patient Care Assistant (PCA)-ICU-night shift Job