Mayo Clinic Registered Nurse (RN) Day - Spine Center in Rochester, Minnesota
Department Spine Center
Position description The Spine Center RN works with adult patients experiencing various types of spine related problems. The RN is accountable for the delivery of direct patient care including patient education, assistance with in office injections, coordination of care, care transitions to local providers, prescription refills, and the management of telephone triage. Additionally, RNs in this position will interact with a large employer contract as a clinical lead in assessment, streamlining and coordinating patient itineraries, and communication with the plan administrator and local care providers. Individuals applying for this position should be comfortable with ambiguity and enthusiastic about being a partner in expanding and further defining the role of the registered nurse in this dynamic specialty practice.
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.
Qualifications 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.
Additional qualifications Prefer BSN degree, two or more years direct patient care experience, ambulatory or Orthopedic/Neurosurgery Spine experience helpful. Required: 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 change and willingness to be flexible. Demonstrated leadership, excellent critical thinking skills, and interpersonal 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.
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:
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 Non-exempt
Compensation Detail 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.
Benefits eligible Yes
Schedule Full Time
Hours / Pay period 64 hours per 2 week pay period
Schedule details Monday – Friday; Days, 8-hour shifts – NOT NEGOTIABLE
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.
Job posting number 146489BR
Recruiter Claudia Kotchick
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