Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU - Neuro/Neuro Surgery ICU - MB 8
Company: Mayo Clinic
Posted on: September 13, 2018
This position is open to experienced nurses and new grad nurses.
Location: Mary Brigh 8DE (MB8DE), Neurology/Neurology Surgery (Intensive Care)
Patient Care Type: This is an intensive care unit that is one of the largest neuroscience facilities in the nation. This highly specialized unit provides quality care to adult critically ill, neurologically impaired medical, surgical and trauma patients, including head, spinal cord trauma, and a wide variety of surgical procedures. In addition, the unit provides care and support for patients and families going through the organ donation process. Intracranial monitoring and unstable spinal cord stabilization are unit-specific, high-risk procedures. Prolonged EEG and state-of-the-art brachial plexus monitoring are two of the latest patient care technologies in place. Admitting 150 new patients per month makes this a fast-paced, high-acuity unit where attention is focused on close monitoring of the patient's neurological status.
Bed #: 20
Nursing Team Roles: The interdisciplinary team consists of neurologists, neurosurgeons, critical care service physicians, RNs, PCAs, health unit coordinators, respiratory therapists, social workers, chaplains, physical and occupational therapists, dietitian, clinical nurse specialists, and nursing education specialists. Mayo nursing care model is in use. Family needs are recognized through open visiting.
For new grad nurses: All newly graduated Registered Nurses with less than 12 months of practice experience, hired into a scheduled FTE Registered Nurse position on the Rochester campus of Employer are automatically enrolled in the Nurse Residency Program . A separate application or enrollment process is not required. All nurses new to Employer, regardless of experience, will receive an extensive orientation program.
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 Employer 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. (001268/001266)
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 Employer 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.
One year RN experience within the last five years 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.
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.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $33.37 per hour.
Hours / Pay period
60-72 hours per 2 week pay period
Sunday-Saturday; Day/Nights; 12-hour shifts - NOT NEGOTIABLE
Every third weekend - NOT NEGOTIABLE
Employer 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.
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Equal opportunity employer
Employer is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
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