What if your career could change your life?

Whether you are a nursing student, starting your professional life or already have a substantial career in nursing, you are invited to explore a life-changing career with Mayo Clinic or Mayo Clinic Health System.

Every year, more than 1 million patients from all 50 states and nearly 150 countries choose Mayo Clinic for their medical care. Mayo Clinic has a legacy of inspiring hope and contributing to health and well-being by providing the best care to every patient through integrated clinical practice, education and research.

Mayo Clinic nurses practice in 60 specialties across a variety of locations, including Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; Rochester, Minnesota; and Mayo Clinic Health System in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Career opportunities include positions in perioperative (surgical) nursing, hospital (inpatient) nursing and ambulatory (outpatient) nursing. Join a team where the potential for personal growth is unlimited and colleagues inspire you to stretch and grow beyond your boundaries.

As a Mayo Clinic nurse, you will become a vital member of a dynamic team at one of the world's most exceptional health care institutions. You will also discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect, and—most importantly—a life-changing career.

Mayo Clinic offers many different nursing career opportunities to meet the needs of nursing professionals with a variety of educational and work experiences.

Whether you have a vocational certificate, or an associate, bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree, Mayo Clinic's multidisciplinary, team-oriented work environment presents opportunities that are rarely experienced elsewhere.

For a complete listing of opportunities and qualifications—and to complete an application—please visit our job listing.

Vocational Certificate

  • Health Unit Coordinator
  • Surgical Core Technician
  • Patient Care Assistant or Technician
  • Emergency Department Technician
  • IV Technician
  • Urology Technician

Associate Degree

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Certified Surgical Technologist
  • Registered Nurse

Bachelor's Degree

  • Certified Surgical Assistant
  • Social Worker
  • Registered Nurse Supervisor
  • Registered Nurse Manager

Master's Degree

  • Nursing Education Specialist
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  • Nurse Manager
  • Social Worker

The medical practice at Mayo Clinic includes more than 60 medical specialties that offer a career-enhancing setting for the professional nurse.

Opportunities exist in perioperative (surgical), hospital (inpatient) and ambulatory (outpatient) care areas.

  • Perioperative and perianesthesia nursing at Mayo Clinic encompasses many surgical specialties.
  • Hospital nursing at Mayo Clinic includes more than 60 medical specialties. We practice a primary nursing model, emphasizing family-centered care, discharge teaching and the use of the nursing process.
  • Ambulatory nursing at Mayo Clinic uses an efficient, effective and evidence-based practice to provide quality episodic care in a single or a series of encounters. This process helps us promote wellness, prevent illness, and manage acute and chronic diseases.
  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiac
  • Cardiothoracic
  • Cardiovascular
  • Colon and rectal surgery
  • Cosmetic surgery
  • Endovascular surgery
  • General surgery
  • Gynecology
  • Gynecology surgery
  • Hepatobiliary
  • Neurosurgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Otolaryngology (ENT)
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular
  • Cardiovascular transplant
  • Dialysis
  • Emergency department
  • Endoscopy
  • ENT and plastics
  • Float pool
  • General medical
  • General surgery-orthopedics
  • Gynecology
  • Hematology, oncology and bone marrow transplant
  • Infusion therapy
  • Intermediate special care nursery
  • Interventional radiology
  • Medical intensive care and progressive care
  • Allergy and immunology
  • Ambulatory infusion center/PICC
  • Anticoagulation
  • Apheresis
  • Arrhythmia management services
  • Audiology
  • Breast clinic
  • Cardiac catheterization lab
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation
  • Cardiovascular health clinic
  • Cardiovascular research unit
  • Cardiovascular subspecialty clinics
  • Case management
  • Chemotherapy administration suite
  • Child and adolescent psychiatry
  • Community internal medicine
  • Community pediatric and adolescent medicine
  • Consultative medicine
  • Dermatology
  • Diabetes clinic
  • Dialysis
  • Donor services transfusion medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Epilepsy clinic
  • Executive health clinic
  • Family medicine
  • Float pool
  • Gastroenterology and hepatology
  • General internal medicine
  • GI diagnostic centers
  • Gynecology

Mayo Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) offers a full calendar of educational opportunities for nurses, developed as part of Mayo's commitment to advance the knowledge and skills of health care professionals. See a listing of upcoming courses and register online.

Mayo Continuing Nursing Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Nurse Residency Program — A one-year orientation program that assists new nursing school graduates in transitioning from a graduate to a fully competent, professional nurse at Mayo Clinic.

Student Nurse Extern Summer Program — A summer program that offers nursing students an opportunity to gain valuable clinical experience in a high-acuity and diverse patient population.


Nurse Residency Program — A yearlong evidence-based program that builds leaders at the bedside by assisting new graduate nurses as they transition from being students to being competent, skilled registered nurses. This program consists of a series of seminars, discussions, simulations and classroom instruction.

Perioperative Nursing Program — A 24-week program that offers licensed registered nurses, new graduates or experienced nurses high-quality didactic and clinical experiences needed to become a well-rounded, fully competent perioperative registered nurse.


Nurse Residency Program - A yearlong professional development program that assists new nursing school graduates in
transitioning from a graduate to a fully competent, professional nurse at Mayo Clinic.

Summer III Nursing Externship - A 10-week employment experience that allows junior nursing students to work alongside a registered nurse clinical coach to provide patient care in a team environment.

Mayo Continuing Nursing Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Conference Calendar/Registration

We have developed a Continuing Education Conference calendar to help nurses plan their continuing education activities. These educational opportunities are offered by Mayo Continuing Nursing Education and developed as part of Mayo's commitment to advance the knowledge and skills of health care professionals. Links to register online are available on the Conference Calendar page.

Program brochures providing detailed information about the conference (program goals, schedule, faculty, location, and registration fee) are available approximately three months prior to each conference.

To Request Conference Information, receive future mailings, or ask additional questions regarding Mayo CNE conferences, contact:

  • Email:
  • Mail: Mayo Clinic
    Continuing Nursing Education
    200 1st Street SW
    Marian Hall 7
    Rochester, MN 55905
    800-545-0357 (toll-free) or 507-266-1007
    Fax: 507-266-6910

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Current Jobs

Job Title Location
Registered Nurse (RN) - Respiratory Care Unit - AL7E Rochester - Minnesota
Registered Nurse (RN) Ext Supp – Surgical Services: Outpt Proc Gonda 2 Rochester - Minnesota
Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU / Telemetry - Supplemental Austin - Minnesota
Nurse Technician - 2nd Med/Surg Mankato - Minnesota
Registered Nurse (RN) Day - Outpatient Cardiology Rochester - Minnesota
Patient Care Tech - Inpatient Flex Team (Days, PRN) Jacksonville - Florida
Registered Nurse (RN) - Cath Lab Mankato - Minnesota
Patient Care Assistant or Emergency Department Tech Eau Claire - Wisconsin
RN - Case Manager Phoenix - Arizona
Vascular Access RN - Supplemental, Nights Phoenix - Arizona

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