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Registered Nurse (Extended) - Therapeutic Apheresis Treatment Unit

Mayo Clinic


Location:
Rochester, MN
Date:
07/27/2018
2018-07-272018-09-14
Categories:
  • Medical/Surgical
  • LPN/LVN
  • Operating Room/PACU
  • Infection Control
  • IV Therapy
  • Cardiology
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Job Details

City
Rochester
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.

The Apheresis RN will operate and manage several different apheresis blood cell separators which provide a modality of treatment for the in-patient(s) and the ambulatory patient(s) for multiple disease entities whereby selective removal of defective or malignant cells and plasma are removed to provide an adjunct to conventional therapy. The Apheresis RN will have direct patient care and be responsible for performing routine nursing functions while patients are undergoing an apheresis treatment. The RN will assist with special projects, clinical trials and new institutional protocols for patients . Performs an essential role in patient education for allied health and physicians. (008181/008182)
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. 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 Mayo Clinic 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
The RN preferred qualifications are a developed expertise in IV placement skills . Must be able to work independently , possesses excellent skills in patient assessment. Must have a mechanical aptitude and an ability to respond quickly to potential life threatening patient situations . Must have the ability to accept change and adapt to an ever changing environment.

Internal applicants should attach 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 $30.55 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
80 hours per pay period
Schedule details
24/7 Monday through Sunday including Mayo Clinic recognized Holidays. Current routine hours of operation are 6:30 am - 5:00 pm ( 8 hour shifts), with rotation of on-call responsibilities between the hours of 5:00 pm- 6:30 am. Weekend rotation is approximately every 4-6 weekend. - NOT NEGOTIABLE
Weekend schedule
Saturday and Sunday routine hours of operation are 6:30 am -5:00 pm . Evening /night on- call. Weekend rotation is approximately every 4-6 weekends. - NOT NEGOTIABLE
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.
Category
Nursing
Career profile
Nursing
Job posting number
102296BR
Recruiter
Sarah Martin
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
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