PCA - Emergency Department

    Mayo Clinic
    Rochester, MN 55901
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    Position description

    Location: Mary Brigh MN (MB_MN_ED), Emergency Department/Trauma Center

    Patient Care Type: The Emergency Department is a primary tertiary referral facility. In partnership with various clinical practice groups, the ED is a recognized Level 1 Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center and VAD Center. ED staff see a diverse population of approximately 75,000 patients per year. ED nursing staff interact with nearly every specialty in the medical center with conditions ranging from minor illnesses to life-threatening diseases and injuries. The ED acute care rooms are universal rooms for any acuity or type of patient. The ED is divided into pods, which are named based on geographic locations in the ED. In addition to the universal room pods, and additional pods, there are additional pods to support Behavioral Health, Pediatrics, and Observation practices. There are adult and pediatric resuscitation suites that can accommodate 7 patients. The garage entrance provides support for decontamination processes for patients exposed to hazardous materials.
    • 4 Intake Rooms are available for initial assessment.
    • Center, East, West, and Peds pods are universal acute care rooms.
    • South Pod is for Behavioral health patients.
    • North Pod is for ED Observation Status and is available for patients needing less than 24 hours of observation.
    Bed number available: 69 acute care rooms, 1 Eye Room, 7 Resuscitation Bays

    The patient care assistant assists patient care unit staff with delegated tasks of direct and indirect patient care, which support nursing practice under the direct supervision of a registered nurse. The patient care assistant carries out designated activities that are within those functions limited by law to unlicensed nursing personnel.


    Must meet one of the following four qualifications:
    • Successful completion within the last five years of the Acute Care component of the Nursing Assistant Program taught at Rochester Community and Technical College (RCTC) or various other colleges. Transcripts must be attached to be considered.
    • If enrolled in a nursing degree program and have completed one semester of clinical rotations through an acute care hospital setting within the last five years. Transcripts must be attached to be considered.
    • One year or more within the last five years providing direct care as a nursing assistant, patient care assistant, or related experience in a healthcare setting.
    • Successful completion of a Certified Nursing Assistant training program, or equivalent, within the past 5 years.
    Basic Cardiac Life Support for healthcare providers - BCLS - certificate of course completion required and must not expire within 3 months after start date. A scanned copy of the certificate of completion or transcripts, including your full name, must be attached to your profile to be considered.

    We will only accept certificates of course completion from the following providers:
    • American Heart Association (Title: BLS for Healthcare Providers or BLS Provider)
    • Red Cross (Title: CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers or BLS for Healthcare Providers)
    • Military Training Network
    Internal applicants should submit their three most recent performance appraisals.

    Please answer YES to the corresponding question when you apply if you will be able to obtain the necessary license and/or certifications prior to start date.

    Additional qualifications

    Able to adapt to unpredictable situations within the patient care setting.

    License or certification

    Maintains current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs:
    • American Heart Association (Title: BLS for Healthcare Providers or BLS Provider)
    • Red Cross (Title: CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers or BLS for Healthcare Providers)
    • Military Training Network
    Exemption status


    Compensation Detail

    Minimum rate is $17.47 based upon union contract.

    Benefits eligible



    Part Time

    Hours / Pay period


    Schedule details

    Sunday - Saturday; Rotating 12-hour shifts (0700-1930 and 1100-2330) - NOT NEGOTIABLE

    Weekend schedule

    Every third weekend (Weekend B) and also rotating shifts - NOT NEGOTIABLE

    Site description

    Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.


    Nursing, Other Patient Care

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    Elizabeth Brownewell

    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.

    Posting ID: 559417654Posted: 2020-06-03