Intensive Care Unit

Intensive Care Unit

At the end of the day, what matters in your life’s work is simple. You do something you care about, you do it as well as you possibly can, and you make a difference in people’s lives. As an ICU Nurse at Mayo Clinic, you will have that opportunity to change lives—including your own.

Our culture of seamless teamwork, mutual respect, and professionalism help you deliver the world-class patient care for which Mayo Clinic is known. Our Nursing Care Model combines Relationship-Based Care with an evidence-based approach. This allows for a stronger connection between patient and caregiver, and a more individualized, appropriate type of care.

You can choose to work in our large medical centers in Minnesota, Arizona, and Florida, or in a community-based practice with Mayo Clinic Health System in Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin. Wherever you choose to go, you’re joining a multidisciplinary team known for high quality, compassionate medical care, groundbreaking research, and innovative medical education. You will have the chance to assist with complex cases, build lasting relationships, and continue to grow professionally. You’ll also work and learn alongside esteemed physicians to sharpen your skills and enhance your capabilities.

Working at Mayo Clinic won’t just make you better—it will change your life.

Additional Educational Opportunities


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 training program that provides you an additional opportunity as a newly licensed nurse to develop your leadership skills and receive support during your transition from student nurse to competent professional nurse.

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.

Current Jobs

Job Title Location
Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiovascular Surgery PCU - MB5CF Rochester - Minnesota
Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Cardiac Surg/Heart Transplant MB5BG/6E Rochester - Minnesota
Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Med/Surg/Transplant EI 10-3/10-4 Rochester - Minnesota
Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Float Staff Rochester - Minnesota
Registered Nurse (RN) - Progressive and Critical Care Units Eau Claire - Wisconsin
Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiac Surgery/Heart Transplant PCU - MB6D Rochester - Minnesota
Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Float Staff Rochester - Minnesota
Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Float Staff Rochester - Minnesota
Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Float Staff Rochester - Minnesota
Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Float Staff Rochester - Minnesota

Explore our campuses

Sun or snow? Small town or big city? We have major facilities in Minnesota, Florida, and Arizona, plus a 3-state regional network.


We change with you

We take good care of you so you can take better care of our patients. You’ll see the proof in our outstanding benefits package.