PCA - Complex Intervention Unit - JO 7C
- Rochester, MN
- Mayo Clinic
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**Position description** **Location:** Joseph 7C (JO7C), Complex Intervention Unit (General Care)
**Patient Care Type:** This 10-bed closed medical/surgical unit is designed to provide care to adult patients hospitalized for medical/surgical needs. Patients must also meet one of four criteria:
- Potential for or in immediate danger of harming self or others
- Emergency Department patients with behavioral health needs and anticipated prolonged length of stay waiting
- Exhibit verbally or physically aggressive behavior
- At risk of elopement and lack of capacity to make medical decisions, are on a 72-hour hold, or are committed by
the court system
Many patients present with multiple comorbidities; complex discharge planning is often required to return these patients to the community.
**Bed #:** 10
**Nursing Team Roles:** The staff consists of registered nurses, patient care assistants, and health unit coordinators.
Nurses on JO7C are specially educated to teach and care for patients with complex medical/surgical and behavioral health needs. An emphasis on early intervention and a holistic nursing approach is used to meet the needs of this diverse patient population.
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 or American Red Cross.
**Exemption status** Non-exempt
**Compensation Detail** Minimum rate is $17.13 based upon union contract.
**Benefits eligible** Yes
**Schedule** Full Time
**Hours / Pay period** 64 hours per 2 week pay period
**Schedule details** Sunday - Saturday; Day/Nights, 8 & 12-hour shifts - NOT NEGOTIABLE
**Weekend schedule** Every third weekend (Weekend C) - NOT NEGOTIABLE
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.
**Category** Nursing, Other Patient Care
**Career profile** Nursing
**Job posting number** 114479BR
**Recruiter** Heather Miller
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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