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Registered Nurse (RN) Extended - Medical Oncology Cancer Treatment

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN
  • Medical/Surgical
  • Oncology
  • Operating Room/PACU
  • Infection Control
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Position description

The primary role of the registered nurse (RN) in this position is administration of chemotherapeutic agents and patient education in the outpatient setting. 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 possesses excellent communication skills; is skillful in mentoring and teaching; and may participate on committees or projects.


Graduate of an Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) accredited associate's degree or diploma program. Exceptions to this may be made in the MCHS sites prior to a law change requiring accreditation expected in 2018. If graduated from a nursing program that was not accredited by ACEN, at least one year of RN experience (within the last five 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 or one year of current LPN experience at Mayo Clinic is required.

All entry-level associate degree registered nurses 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 six years from the last day of the month of their RN start date. All entry-level associate degree registered nurses with a RN start date of September 1, 2014, and after must provide documented evidence of program completion of the baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program within five years from the last day of the month of the RN start date.

Additional qualifications

A minimum of 1 year experience with administration of chemotherapeutic agents within the last 5 years is required. Demonstrated leadership, effective communicator, proficient computer skills, and excellent critical thinking skills required. Recent experience and knowledge of oncology nursing preferred. Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting.

License or certification

Current RN license by applicable state requirements. Arizona and Florida - Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) competency. Midwest - Maintains current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs: American Heart Association or American Red Cross. Additional specialty certification/training as required by the work area.

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 $30.55 per hour.

Benefits eligible



Part Time

Hours / Pay period

72 hours per 2 week pay period

Schedule details

Monday – Friday; Extended Days, 8-hour shifts – NOT NEGOTIABLE

Weekend schedule

3-4 weekends per year – 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.



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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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