General Internal Medicine
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, medication review, immunization administration, 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. The RN collaborates daily with physicians, clinical assistants, appointment coordinators, and medical secretaries.
This position is 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.
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. A subset of employees may be required to drive their personal vehicle as a part of the responsibility of their role.
Student or Graduate of an accredited baccalaureate, associate, or diploma nursing program, as recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN- formerly NLN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). If graduated from a nursing program that was not accredited by ACEN or CCNE, at least one year of RN experience (within the last 5 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 is required or, effective October 1st, 2017 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 September 1, 2010, 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.
Internal applicants should submit their three most recent performance appraisals.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred. Minimum of two years recent RN experience in acute care required. 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.
Previous telephone triage experience helpful. Demonstrates ability to work effectively on a multi-disciplinary team encouraging the development of team momentum, enthusiasm and pride. Demonstrates ability to successfully interact and communicate with highly professional clientele. Develops positive working relationships with team members while excelling in building trust and respect.
License or certification
Must obtain prior to start date:
Current RN license by applicable state requirements.
Basic Life Support Certification
We will only accept certificates of course completion from the following providers:
Additional specialty certification/training as required by the work area.
- 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
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.
Monday - Friday; Days, 8-hour shifts - NOT NEGOTIABLE
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.
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