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Registered Nurse (RN) - Neuro/Peds/Trauma

Mayo Clinic


Location:
Eau Claire, WI
Date:
04/03/2018
2018-04-032018-05-03
Categories:
  • Medical/Surgical
  • LPN/LVN
  • Pediatrics
  • Infection Control
  • Operating Room/PACU
  • Neurology/Neurosurgery
  • Long Term Care
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Job Details




City

Eau Claire




State

Wisconsin




Telecommute

No




Department

Nursing




Why Mayo Clinic

Do you crave a little variety in your career? The variety of work in Neuro/Peds/Trauma is second only to the diversity of patients we see. Our nurses care for all patient populations - from pediatric to geriatrics- and for a variety of diagnoses including:
  • General medical (such as pneumonia, congestive heart failure, and sepsis)
  • Traumas
  • Neurological and Neurosurgical
  • Pediatrics
Our staff of more than 100 Registered Nurses and Patient Care Associates is split into three distinct units with opportunities to cross train, adding more variety to your career. In addition to the 21 beds in Neuro/Peds/Trauma, our department cares for patients in a 10-bed observation unit, as well as a 6-bed Intermediate Care Unit.

Nurse often ask us 'what's it like to work in your unit?' We let them know that it's fact paced and that we care for often high-acute patients- but the camaraderie of the team and successful outcomes make it highly rewarding for processionals who are dynamic and adaptable. Our staff would tell you that it's a culture of collaboration and teamwork and the positive attitudes that keep them excited about the work we do.




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 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.




Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited associate, baccalaureate or diploma nursing program, or student graduating within six months from an accredited associate or baccalaureate nursing program. If graduation did not occur within the last two years, one year of RN experience in an applicable care setting is required or one year of current LPN experience at Mayo Clinic is required.




Additional qualifications

All entry-level associate degree or diploma registered nurses with a RN start date after September 1, 2013, must provide documented evidence of program completion of their baccalaureate degree in nursing within 6 years from the last day of the month of their RN start date.

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.




License or certification

Currently have an active RN license or will obtain prior to start date. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) competency or will obtain prior to start date. 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

60 hours every two week pay period




Schedule details

12-hour, Day/Night (6:00 am - 6:30 pm, 6:00 pm - 6:30 am) rotation




Weekend schedule

Every third weekend




Site description

Eau Claire, with a metro area of 163,000 is home to the 11,000 students at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Strong schools, low crime rate, and a reasonable cost of living may be expected. With an abundance of outdoor activities, Eau Claire was ranked #4 on the list of “Americas best towns” (Outside Magazine, 2015) The city also serves as the retail center for west central Wisconsin and the major metro area of Minneapolis/St. Paul is 90 minutes away. Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire is recognized as a Best Hospital in Northwestern Wisconsin and within the top 10 for Hospitals in Wisconsin (U.S. News & World Report, 2015-2016).




Category

Nursing




Career profile

Nursing




Job posting number

96495BR




Recruiter

Jennifer Schindeldecker




Equal opportunity employer

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



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