Registered Nurse (RN) Day - General Internal Medicine
Mayo Clinic
 Rochester, MN

City

Rochester

State

Minnesota

Telecommute

No

Department

General Internal Medicine

Position description

The RN provides care to patients utilizing face to face visits as well as tele health nursing. Patient visits include, but are not limited to: review of patient health issues, triage, medication review, immunization administration, coordination of care, and patient education. Tele health consists of telephone care related to visit planning including pre-ordering labs/consults under the direction of the physician, and assessing symptom-based concerns as well as communicating via online services. The RN collaborates daily with physicians, desk operations specialists, patient appointment service specialists, and medical secretaries. The ANA Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice and the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) provide a basis of nursing practice in the ambulatory setting. The RN supports professional nursing practice across the continuum of care to meet the needs of the patient.

This position is partially directed toward transcultural nursing with the intent to give culturally congruent nursing care and provide culture specific and universal nursing care for the health and well-being of patients of diverse cultures. The nurse must be willing to learn or have an understanding of the approaches needed to provide culturally appropriate care that incorporates an individual's cultural values, beliefs, and practices. Applicant must demonstrate strong critical thinking, the ability to synthesize patient history, current requests, and existing plan of care in order to provide individualized patient care.

The registered nurse (RN) is accountable for the coordination of nursing care, including direct patient care, patient/family education and transitions of care. The RN supports professional nursing practice across practice settings and across the continuum of care to meet the needs of the patient and family. The RN will function within the Mayo Clinic Nursing Professional Practice Model, which includes accountability for planning, implementing, evaluating and communicating all phases of nursing care for assigned patients. The ANA Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice provide a basis for the practice of the RN. The RN provides leadership through activities such as preceptor role, informal leadership roles, and quality improvement efforts. The RN delegates patient care according to skill level, experience, patient acuity, fiscal accountability, and adequacy of resources. The RN possesses excellent communication skills; is skillful in mentoring and teaching; and may participate on committees or projects.

Qualifications

Graduate of an Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) accredited associate's degree or diploma program. Exceptions to this may be made in the MCHS sites prior to a law change requiring accreditation expected in 2018. If graduated from a nursing program that was not accredited by ACEN, at least one year of RN experience (within the last five years) in an applicable care setting is required. If graduation did not occur within the last two years, one year of RN experience in an applicable care setting or one year of current LPN experience at Mayo Clinic is required. All associate degree or diploma registered nurses hired into the Department of Nursing with a RN start date after April 1, 2020, must provide documented evidence of program completion of their baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program within 5 years from the last day of the month of their RN start date.

Additional qualifications

Acute care experience within the last 2 years. Ambulatory care experience including vaccine administration and telehealth preferred. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Experience working in a team environment. Computer skills required, prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred. Must demonstrate high level of initiative, demonstrated leadership, effective communication, and excellent critical thinking skills. Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting including innovations in the practice environment.

Internal applicants should submit their three most recent performance appraisals.

License or certification

Must obtain prior to start:

Current RN license by applicable state requirements.

Arizona and Florida: Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) competency.

Midwest: 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 specialty certification/training as required by the work area.

Exemption status

Non-exempt

Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $30.86 per hour.

Benefits eligible

Yes

Schedule

Full Time

Hours / Pay period

72

Schedule details

Monday – Friday; Days, 8-hour shifts – NOT NEGOTIABLE

Weekend schedule

No weekends

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

Career profile

Nursing

Job posting number

135470BR

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.