Patient Care Assistant (PCA) - 4th Med/Surg

    Mayo Clinic
    Mankato, MN 56001
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    Position description

    Nursing Assistant assists patients with delegated tasks of direct and indirect patient care, which support nursing practice under the direct supervision of a registered nurse. The nursing assistant carries out designated activities that are within those functions limited by law to unlicensed nursing personnel. This includes assisting patients with activities of daily living, providing basic nursing care to patients and assisting in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment.


    Experience: Six months patient care experience in acute or long-term care facility preferred.

    Education: High school graduate or equivalent required within one year of hire. One of the following is also required:
    • Nursing Assistant Certification (CNA) and on the state of Minnesota nursing assistant registry (must be active at time of hire)
    • Successful completion of one quarter/semester of clinicals and currently enrolled in an LPN or RN program

    Additional qualifications

    Special Skills: Demonstrates ability to multi-task under stressful situations. Demonstrates ability to communicate, collaborate and manage relationships with interdisciplinary members while maintaining patient/family centeredness and safety in a timely, efficient and equitable manner. Keyboard experience preferred.

    License or certification

    Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required from either the Red Cross or American Heart Association. Please attach a copy of the certificate of completion or transcripts, including your full name, to your profile.

    Exemption status


    Compensation Detail

    Minimum rate is $14.15 based upon union contract.

    Benefits eligible



    Part Time

    Hours / Pay period


    Schedule details

    8 hour evening and night rotating shifts.

    Weekend schedule

    Every other weekend and holiday (weekend 1).

    Site description

    Mankato is one of the largest cities in southern MN and has earned several livability awards. Mankato's economic growth leads Minnesota and is among the top in the nation. The city has a contiguous population area of 96,740 and 1.6 million people live within 60 miles of Mankato. Greater Mankato is centrally located in south central Minnesota, nestled in the scenic beauty of the Minnesota River Valley, with convenient access to Minneapolis-St. Paul just one hour away.



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    Cassie Schlaak

    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: 559417691Posted: 2020-07-08