PCA - Medical Cardiology ICU - ET 7AB
Mayo Clinic
 Rochester, MN

City

Rochester

State

Minnesota

Telecommute

No

Department

Nursing

Position description

Location: East Tower 7A/B (ET 7AB), Medical Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (Intensive Care)

Patient Care Type: A cardiac intensive care unit (CICU) specializing in providing care to critically ill adult patients with altered cardiac function and hemodynamic instability.

The CICU is a 18-bed unit that is supported by a multidisciplinary team of experienced nurses, monitor technicians, respiratory therapists, patient care assistants, health unit coordinators, cardiology residents/fellows, and consultants who oversee the care and management of all patients. The CICU staff care for patients with acute myocardial infarction, cardiogenic shock, postinfarction angina, congestive heart failure, life-threatening arrhythmias, cardiomyopathies, valvular heart disease, pulmonary hypertension, and postcardiac arrest.

A centrally-located procedure room is used for procedures done under fluoroscopy to assist with the placement of invasive lines and other acute procedures like pericardiocentesis, temporary pacemakers, and intra-aortic balloon pump.

Bed #: 18 adult private rooms

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.

Qualifications

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

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

Non-exempt

Compensation Detail

Minimum rate is $17.47 based upon union contract.

Benefits eligible

Yes

Schedule

Full Time

Hours / Pay period

72

Schedule details

Sunday - Saturday; Nights; 8-hour shifts - NOT NEGOTIABLE

Weekend schedule

Every other weekend (Weekend 1) - 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.

Category

Nursing, Other Patient Care

Career profile

Nursing

Job posting number

136833BR

Recruiter

Jennifer Verhagen

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.