Registered Nurse (RN) – eICU/ICU Shared Position

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Position description
The RN in this combination role will be preassigned to complete their required direct patient care ICU hours on the shared inpatient ICU. The RN could still potentially float, but not unless BOTH the eICU & shared workload needs are met.

Mission Statement:
Our enhanced critical care program connects critical care patients, families, nurses, and physicians with specialists from Mayo Clinic 24x7, enabling real-time consultations and broad application of evidence-based care.

​Enhanced Critical Care Telemedicine:
The Enhanced Critical Care consists of telemedicine monitoring technology in which nurses and intensivists remotely monitor critically ill patients from the Enhanced Critical Care Operations Center. The health care team collaboratively works with other physicians, nurses, NPs or PAs at the other healthcare sites. The system is encompasses a software platform that incorporates patients’ healthcare records, vital signs, audiovisual feeds to assess the patient, with decision-support tools networked across multiple hospitals. The Enhanced Critical Care Operations Center is staffed by critical care nurses, intensivists, NPs and PAs. The telemedicine critical care beds are monitored by critical care nurses and a critical care intensivist along with a NP or PA, both stationed in the Rochester Enhanced Critical Care Operations Center (eICU-COR) in the Eisenberg building.

The registered nurse (RN) on Eisenberg Station 10-5 is accountable for the delivery of indirect care and monitoring of critical care patients outside the Mayo Rochester campus. The applicant must possess excellent communication skills, specifically via video or electronic means. Applicants must excel at multi-tasking, working in ambiguous situations and be self-directed. The RN provides leadership through activities such as preceptor role, informal leadership roles, and quality improvement efforts. The RN is skillful in mentoring and teaching; and may participate on committees or projects.

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.
RN’s Hired into this position must have a minimum of 2-years ICU experience and be currently employed in a Mayo Rochester Adult ICU setting. RN’s hired into this position must maintain bedside competencies in the shared inpatient unit.

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.
Additional qualifications
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 work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends and on-call. Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting. Demonstrated leadership, effective communicator, and excellent critical thinking skills.

Applicants must attach 3 most recent performance appraisals.
License or certification
Employee must possess current RN license to practice in Minnesota and must maintain multistate licensure as needed. RN’s will be required to obtain multiple state licenses (employee is responsible for home state licenses fees only.) Current BLS and ACLS certification required prior to employment. RN will be required to obtain and maintain CCRN or CCRN-E certification within the first year of employment and throughout duration of employment in the eICU.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $35.41 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
60-72 hours per 2 week pay period
Schedule details
Sunday – Saturday; Day/Nights or Straight Nights, 12-hour shifts – NOT NEGOTIABLE
Weekend schedule
Every third weekend – NOT NEGOTIABLE
(Weekends are assigned in the eICU unless patient needs dictate otherwise.)
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.
Career profile
ICU Nursing
Job posting number
Claudia Kotchick
Equal opportunity employer
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