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Registered Nurse -Hospice Home Visiting Nurse

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN
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  • Hospice/Palliative Care
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Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Position description

The Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) is accountable for the delivery of direct patient care for end-of-life patients where the patient resides (patient’s home or facility) including supporting, instructing and educating the patient, family and caregiver. The ANA Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice and the Standards of Practice for Hospice Programs provide a basis for the practice of the registered nurse in hospice. The RN supports professional nursing practice across practice settings by providing holistic, family-centered care in efforts to improve quality of life.


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

Minimum of two years previous RN experience in acute care, home care and/or long-term care settings preferred. Demonstrates strong verbal and written communication skills. Possesses ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the home setting. Demonstrates computer and keyboarding skills preferred. BSN preferred.

Internal applicants should submit their three most recent performance appraisals.

License or certification

Current Minnesota Registered Nurse License or current license deemed acceptable by the Minnesota State Board of Nursing. Current Driver's License.

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $28.78 per hour.

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Hours / Pay period

72 hours per 2 week pay period

Schedule details

Day shift primarily 8-4:30 or 9am-5:30pm

Weekend schedule

1 of 5 weekends, days on weekend

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.



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Melissa Egeland

Equal opportunity employer

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

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