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Registered Nurse (Extended) – GI Endoscopy Job

Mayo Clinic


Location:
Rochester, MN
Date:
06/21/2017
2017-06-212017-07-21
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Job Details

Registered Nurse (Extended) – GI Endoscopy Job

Location: Rochester, MN, US

Company: Mayo Clinic

Department: Gastroenterology

A Life-Changing Career


Responsibilities: The Ambulatory Care Registered Nurse (RN) is accountable for the delivery of direct patient care including patient education in the outpatient setting.

The RN working in the GI Endoscopy practice on Alfred Main provides care for adult patients. RN’s can function in one of two areas, with the potential of cross-coverage as needed.

RNs in the GI Endoscopy practice are expected to work in all three direct patient care phases; Pre-Procedure (Intake), Intra-Procedure (Procedures) and Post-Procedure (Recovery).

RNs working in Intake are responsible for completing a focused history and patient assessment prior to their endoscopy procedure. In this capacity, RNs will provide patient education for endoscopic procedures; review the medical history, including the current medication list and allergies to ensure the patient is able to proceed with their scheduled endoscopy procedure.

RNs working in Procedures are responsible for reviewing the focused history and patient assessment gathered by the Intake RN. In this capacity, RNs will provide Moderate Sedation under the direction of the Physician; provide physiologic monitoring and airway management of the sedated patient and respond to emergency situations in the procedure room

RNs working in Recovery are responsible for monitoring patients post-sedation. In this capacity, RNs will continue physiologic monitoring until patient meets discharge criteria.

This environment is fast-paced, highly unpredictable and requires extreme attention to detail. The role requires expert critical thinking, attention to detail, time management, multi-tasking and the ability to function autonomously in an unpredictable environment. The ability to comfortably manage multiple computer applications is essential.

All RNs are trained to interpret ECG rhythms and will be expected to attain ACLS certification within their first 3-6 months of employment.

Expectation of on-call responsibilities outside of ‘normal’ work hours.

The 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 Nursing Care 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 must possess excellent communication skills, be skillful in mentoring and teaching and actively participate on committees or projects.

Qualifications: 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.

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: Previous ICU/PCU, ER, PACU and ECG interpretation experience preferred. BSN preferred.

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.

Please answer YES to the corresponding question when you apply, if you will be able to obtain the necessary licenses and/or certifications prior to start date.

Failure to complete the education/orientation requirements will be handled accordingly per departmental guidelines.

Benefit Eligible: Yes
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 $29.95 per hour. Shift differential offered for qualified positions.
Hours/Pay Period: 64-80 hours per 2 week pay period
Schedule Details:
Monday-Friday; extended days; 8 hour shifts; variable start times; occasional on-call shifts beyond normal business hours as needed - NOT NEGOTIABLE


Recruiter: Angela Dow

Why Mayo Clinic? Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.

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.

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

Job Posting Category: Nursing
Job Posting Number: 80226BR

Date: May 26, 2017


Nearest Major Market: Rochester MN

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