RN EXT BSN Research - Oncology and Hematology

Why Mayo Clinic

The needs of patients drive research at Mayo Clinic. As doctors treat patients and see opportunities for advancing patient care, they work together with Mayo scientists and research teams to develop new and improved diagnostic tools, medications, devices, treatment protocols and more. Encouraging and including contributions from diverse individuals is critical to Mayo Clinic's future. By leveraging the strengths that each diverse individual and group brings to the table, Mayo Clinic gains the strategic advantages of accelerated innovation, better problem solving, enhanced productivity and job satisfaction, improved quality, and, most importantly, provides better ways to meet the needs of our patients.

Position description
The RN Extended BSN will function as an Extended Research Care Coordinator who is accountable for the coordination and delivery of nursing care for patients receiving treatment directed by a clinical trial. The role includes assisting with screening patients to clinical trials, direct patient care, collection of protocol directed specimens and data, research participant/family education in clinical and research settings. The RN is responsible for managing and/or participating in all phases of the research process. The RN participates in designing, organizing, and monitoring protocols. The RN assesses research participants, investigates abnormal patterns of adverse events and laboratory results, and reports appropriately. The RN will work closely with providers on day of visit to provide patient 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. This position has openings with oncology and hematology. Preference would be discussed if selected to interview.
Graduate of a baccalaureate Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited nursing 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.

This position could be a 0.8-1.0 FTE

Preference given to those with a minimum of two years previous RN experience in ambulatory and/or acute care settings.
Additional qualifications
Oncology or hematology experience preferred, knowledge of research study design, development, disease process, and administration of chemotherapy is preferred. Exhibits excellent written and verbal communication as well as interpersonal skills. Must be able to use critical thinking skills with the ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the clinical and/or research settings. Must be able to collect and review health data in a comprehensive and systematic format by assessing, observing and evaluating an individual patient/family based on established guidelines and protocols. Able to acquire knowledge and proficiency in multiple computer applications. Ability to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings and on-call.
License or certification
Current RN license by applicable state requirements. Arizona and Florida - Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) competency. Midwest - Maintains current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs: American Heart Association or American Red Cross. 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 $33.42 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
Hours are typically M-F hours vary between 6:30am-630pm with a majority of the time 7-4 or 8-5; Ability to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings and on-call
Weekend schedule
no weekends
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.
Clinical Labs and Research, Nursing
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Jill Squier
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.