The Ambulatory Registered Nurse (RN) is a member of the Pediatric Surgery team and works in collaboration with surgeons, residents, nurses, APPs and other team members to provide high quality patient care. The RN will assist with preoperative and postoperative management of the pediatric surgical patient. Practice is limited to the outpatient setting, however, collaboration frequently occurs with the APP’s working in the hospital setting. Provision of care includes but is not limited to; preoperative patient evaluation and counseling; interaction with the electronic environment facilitating orders for tests and creating the surgical listing, patient education pre and post- surgical, coordination of multidisciplinary care; telephone triage of pre and post- operative patient calls and the overall patient management as directed by the supervising consultant. The RN will be active in working in all pediatric subspecialties within the division during staff absences however will have a primary subspecialty focus. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential of all candidates. The applicant must be dedicated to patient education and have strong critical thinking skills. The RN must be very organized, able to multi-task, and be self- driven. RN serves as a liaison with other Mayo sub-specialty providers, as well as local health facilities and primary providers for maintaining continuity of care. It is essential that the nurse enjoy working with patients and families in complex medical and social situations and possess excellent communication and critical thinking skills.
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.
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.
No New Grads.
A minimum of 2 years pediatric or neonatal nursing experience preferred. Knowledge of pediatric population characteristics and desired outcomes. Candidates must be able to work independently alongside a team of physicians within the Peds specialty. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Experience working in a team environment. Computer skills required, prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred. Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting. Demonstrated leadership, effective communicator, and excellent critical thinking skills.
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:
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.
Hours / Pay period
64 hours per 2 week pay period
Monday-Friday; Days, 8-hour shifts – NOT NEGOTIABLE
No weekends or holidays
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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