Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Department/Trauma Center

Position description
Location: Mary Brigh MN (MB_MN_ED), Emergency Department/Trauma Center

Patient Care Type: The Emergency Department is a primary tertiary referral facility. In partnership with various clinical practice groups, the ED is a recognized Level 1 Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center and VAD Center. ED staff see a diverse population of approximately 75,000 patients per year. ED nursing staff interact with nearly every specialty in the medical center with conditions ranging from minor illnesses to life-threatening diseases and injuries. The ED acute care rooms are universal rooms for any acuity or type of patient. The ED is divided into pods, which are named based on geographic locations in the ED. In addition to the universal room pods, and additional pods, there are additional pods to support Behavioral Health, Pediatrics, and Observation practices. There are adult and pediatric resuscitation suites that can accommodate 7 patients. The garage entrance provides support for decontamination processes for patients exposed to hazardous materials.
  • 4 Intake Rooms are available for initial assessment.
  • Center, East, West, and Peds pods are universal acute care rooms.
  • South Pod is for Behavioral health patients.
  • North Pod is for ED Observation Status and is available for patients needing less than 24 hours of observation.
Bed number available: 69 acute care rooms, 1 Eye Room, 7 Resuscitation Bays

Nursing Team Roles:
  • Charge Nurse
  • Trauma Resource Nurse
  • Team Leads
  • Triage
  • Flow RN
  • SANE
  • Preceptor
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.
Additional qualifications
To be a strong candidate for employment, New Graduates should have the following: ED employment experience (i.e. PCA, Nurse Tech, ED Tech, Scribe), EMS/EMT experience, Military trauma experience, and/or a nursing school clinical capstone/internship/externship experience within an ED setting.

A minimum of 1-year of RN experience within the past 5 years strongly preferred. RN experience in a critical care, progressive care, or ED setting strongly preferred.

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. Internal applicants should submit their three most recent performance appraisals.
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:
  • 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
Additional specialty certification/training as required by the work area.
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; Variable shifts available (Day/Nights or Straight Nights); 12-hour shifts available.
Weekend schedule
Every third weekend.
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.
Job posting number
Claudia Kotchick
Equal opportunity employer
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.