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Registered Nurse (RN) - Progressive Care Unit (PCU) Job

Mayo Clinic

Eau Claire, WI
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Registered Nurse (RN) - Progressive Care Unit (PCU) Job

Location: Eau Claire, WI, US

Company: Mayo Clinic

Department: Progressive Care Unit

A Life-Changing Career

Position Summary: Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, WI is looking for an experienced RN for our high demand Progressive Care unit that is incorporated within the Critical Care Unit. Our department is comprised of 6 Progressive Care (PCU) beds where we care for the following patient populations:
  • Cardiology/CV Surgery
  • Neurology/Neurosurgical
  • Dialysis
  • Ventricular Assist Devices (LVAD)
  • Septic Shock
  • Abdominal and Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Repairs
  • Trauma Patients
Our department includes the following features:
  • Flexibility in scheduling
  • Low patient/caregiver ratio
  • Charge Nurses, who do not take a patient assignment, as a staff nurse resources
  • Two department based Nurse Educators
  • Rapid Response Nurse service 24/7 covered by a designated Critical Care Staff Nurse
  • RN Case Manager or Social Worker specific to PCU for assistance with complex patients

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.

Graduate of an associate's degree or diploma program. If graduation did not occur within the last two years, one year of RN experience in an applicable care setting is also required. Graduation from an accredited associate’s degree program will be required beginning on January 1, 2016. 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. Beginning on January 1, 2016 baccalaureate programs must be accredited.

Additional Qualifications:
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

License or Certification: Current RN license by applicable state requirements. Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) competency. Additional specialty certification/training as required by the work area.

Benefit Eligible: Yes
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 $29.36 per hour. Shift differential offered for qualified positions.
Hours/Pay Period: 60 hours every two weeks
Schedule Details: 12-hour rotating Day/Night or straight night positions available.
Weekend Schedule: Every 3rd Weekend

Recruiter: Hayley Frank

Why Mayo Clinic? Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.

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).

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

Job Posting Category: Nursing
Job Posting Number: 78877BR

Date: Apr 22, 2017

Nearest Major Market: Eau Claire

Job Segment: Nursing, Medical, Neurology, Registered Nurse, Healthcare, Research