Mayo Clinic Registered Nurse (RN) - Float Pool - Nights in Albert Lea, Minnesota

City

Albert Lea

State

Minnesota

Telecommute

No

Department

Nursing

Position description

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

Effective January 1, 2018, graduation from an accredited associate's, diploma, or baccalaureate nursing program is required; or, if not accredited, one year of RN experience is required.

If graduation did not occur within the last two years, one year of RN experience in an applicable care setting is also required, or, effective October 1st, 2017 one year of current LPN experience at Mayo Clinic is required.

All entry-level associate degree or diploma registered nurses with an RN start date after September 1, 2013, must provide documented evidence of program completion of their baccalaureate degree in nursing within 6 years from the last day of the month of their RN start date.

Experience working in a team environment. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Computer skills required.

Additional qualifications

One year RN experience within the last five years preferred.

Medical Surgical RN experience preferred.

Prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred.

Ability to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, holidays, weekends and on-call.

Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting.

Demonstrated leadership, effective communicator, and excellent critical thinking skills.

License or certification

Current RN license by applicable state requirements.

BLS (Basic Life Support) for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs required:‚Äč

  1. American Heart Association

  2. American Red Cross

Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required.

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) required.

Trauma Nursing Core Certification (TNCC) and STABLE certification are preferred at time of hire and are required by the end of orientation.

Exemption status

Non-exempt

Compensation Detail

Minimum rate is $31.58 based upon union contract.

Benefits eligible

Yes

Schedule

Full Time

Hours / Pay period

60

Schedule details

12 hour flex nights (can be scheduled a combination of 4, 8 and 12 hour shifts to fulfill the schedule)

The Float Pool RN is skilled in Med/Surg, Mother baby care and the Emergency Department. The Float is able to cover these areas after extensive training, education, and orientation.

Weekend schedule

Every 3rd weekend

Site description

Albert Lea is a community of 18,000 in scenic Southern MN, surrounded by several lakes and located just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis and 60 miles from Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Excellent family amenities include a community focus on education (new high school, superb test scores), 38 city parks, 6 nearby golf courses, cultural events, festivals, performing arts, 250 miles of groomed snowmobile trails, Blazing Star Recreational Trail, and Audubon Nature and Wildlife Preserve. Austin is a community of 23,000 surrounded by prairies, rivers and valleys just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 40 minutes west of Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Excellent public and parochial education system, including programming for students with special needs and gifted students. Great recreation options including trout fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, camping, hiking, cycling, indoor/outdoor tennis, canoeing and golfing.

Category

Nursing, Union

Career profile

Nursing

Job posting number

108549BR

Recruiter

Elizabeth Brownewell

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).