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Registered Nurse (RN) - Surgical Services Communicator Job

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN
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Registered Nurse (RN) - Surgical Services Communicator Job

Location: Rochester, MN, US

Company: Mayo Clinic

Department: Surgical Services

A Life-Changing Career

Responsibilities: The Registered Nurse (RN) Communicator works closely with the surgical team to provide current communication and support to the family/significant other of patients undergoing a surgical intervention. The RN Communicator effectively and accurately, under the direction of the surgical team, transmits appropriate patient related information regarding the patient progress to the family/significant other from the operating room setting. The RN Communicator communicates with the patient's family/significant other to reinforce, educate, and explain information regarding the patient's surgical procedure, the surgical process, and other related information. The RN Communicator is responsible to help support the patient's family/significant other through varied stages of the grieving process. The RN Communicator acts as a liaison between Surgical Services and the Nursing Care Units, coordinating information related to the patient's surgical procedure to aid in a smooth transition of patient care across the continuum.

Qualifications: 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.

Three years successful nursing experience in acute care, perioperative or surgical setting preferably within the last seven years.

Additional Qualifications: Adapts to unpredictable situations within the perioperative setting. Proven ability to communicate with a variety of people in a direct, empathetic, and articulate manner. Ability to collect, coordinate, prioritize, and disseminate patient information in an accurate and timely manner. Comprehensive understanding of Surgical Services processes and procedures preferred. Understanding of entire continuum of care across the organization. Demonstrated patient-centered and customer focused communication skills.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.

Internal applicants should submit their three most recent performance appraisals.

License or Certification: Must obtain prior to start date:

Current RN license by applicable state requirements.

Arizona and Florida: Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) competency.

Midwest: 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 or BLS Provider)

- Red Cross (Title: CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers or BLS for Healthcare Providers)

- Military Training Network

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 $29.95 per hour.
Hours/Pay Period: 80
Schedule Details: Monday - Friday; Primary shift will be 12:00pm (noon) - 8:30pm; Potential to exchange some shifts with coworkers for 7:00am - 5:30pm shift; No weekends; No holidays.
Weekend Schedule: No weekends.

Recruiter: Kate Knopik

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: 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.

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

Job Posting Category: Nursing, Surgical Services
Job Posting Number: 84995BR

Date: Jun 26, 2017

Nearest Major Market: Rochester MN

Job Segment: Nursing, Medical, Registered Nurse, Patient Care, Surgery, Healthcare