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Registered Nurse (RN) - Hospice

Mayo Clinic


Location:
La Crosse, WI
Date:
10/04/2018
2018-10-042018-11-03
Categories:
  • Medical/Surgical
  • Long Term Care
  • Operating Room/PACU
  • Infection Control
  • Hospice/Palliative Care
  • Cardiology
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Job Details

City
La Crosse
State
Wisconsin
Telecommute
No
Department
Nursing
Why Mayo Clinic

Do you want to provide compassionate end of life nursing? Join MCHS’s committed and comprehensive interdisciplinary hospice team dedicated to providing expert physical, emotional and spiritual support to patients and families through the stages of terminal illness.

The ideal candidate must be compassionate, collaborative, organized, have strong assessment & up-to-date clinical skills and thrive in a fast-paced environment caring for a variety of patients & diagnoses. In this position you will:

  • Drive throughout your work day to see patients in private residences, assisted living, and skilled nursing facilities within a designated region.

  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care for the patient utilizing the interdisciplinary care team.

  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Utilize software programs for the maintenance of patient records and communication with team members

Position description
We desire to create and support an organizational culture where all employees are mission-driven, embody organizational values, and practice relationship based care. We adhere to the primary value “the needs of the patient come first.” The daily actions of the staff demonstrate the vision and values of the organization. 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 Nursing Care Model, which includes accountability for planning, implementing, evaluating and communicating all phases of nursing care for assigned patients. The American Nurses Association (ANA) 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.
Qualifications
Student or Graduate of an accredited baccalaureate, associate, or diploma nursing program. All associate degree or diploma registered nurses hired into the Department of Nursing must provide documented evidence of program completion of their baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program within 6 years from the last day of the month of their RN start date. MUST HAVE AND MAINTAIN BOTH WI AND MN RN LICENSES.

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)
• Red Cross (Title: CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers or BLS for Healthcare Providers)
• Military Training Network
Additional qualifications

BSN preferred.

Internal applicants should submit their three most recent performance appraisals.

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 adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting. Demonstrated leadership, effective communicator, and excellent critical thinking skills.

License or certification
Active WI and MN RN license or ability to practice professional nursing in the state of WI and MN. Must maintain Basic Life Support (BLS) competency.
Exemption status
Non-exempt
Benefits eligible
Yes
Schedule
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
64
Schedule details

Evening shift, 1400 - 2230 Monday - Friday

Weekend schedule
No weekends
Category
Nursing
Career profile
Nursing
Job posting number
105388BR
Recruiter
Todd Williams
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
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