Mayo Clinic Patient Care Assistant (PCA) - ICU in Mankato, Minnesota









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

Licensure & Certification: Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

Minimum rate is $13.87 based upon union contract.

Benefits eligible



Part Time

Hours / Pay period


Schedule details

8 hour day and evening rotating shifts on weekdays, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm and 3:00 pm to 11:30 pm.

Orientation will be at full time hours.

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.


Nursing, Union

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Rebecca Grassmann

Equal opportunity employer

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