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RN - Registered Nurse Surgical Services: Resource Specialist - PACU Job

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN
  • Medical/Surgical
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Neurology/Neurosurgery
  • Operating Room/PACU
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RN - Registered Nurse Surgical Services: Resource Specialist - PACU Job

Location: Rochester, MN, US

Company: Mayo Clinic

Department: Nursing

A Life-Changing Career

Position Summary: Mayo Clinic is one of the largest and most experienced surgical practices in the world and can provide a variety of career opportunities in a dynamic environment that is based on a rich history in integrated practice and innovation. Mayo Clinic has more than 300 surgeons and 240 operating rooms among its three locations in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota, including the Mayo Clinic Health System. Mayo surgical teams perform high volumes of complex operations including neurosurgery, cardiothoracic and transplant surgery.

Responsibilities: This RN Resource Specialist will focus on the Peri Anesthesia practice.

The RN Resource Specialist is responsible for partnering with local and regional Surgical and Nursing leadership to coordinate on-site evaluation of surgical policies and procedures related to surgical nursing practice and sterile processing of operating and procedure room instrumentation and equipment. This role will be responsible to evaluate all quality assurance programs related to sterile processing and surgical nursing practice established by Mayo Clinic and regulatory agencies. The RN Resource Specialist collaborates in auditing current processes against industry standards, providing summarized reporting of results, and developing recommendations based on audit results. The RN Resource Specialist will assist as needed in training regarding IFUs, regulatory compliance, and new instrument types. In addition, this role will be responsible for providing meaningful information to local and regional Surgical and Nursing leadership for decision-making. The RN Resource Specialist will develop and lead a team of sterile processing and nursing practice experts who will provide regional/local onsite advise and support. The RN Resource Specialist develops and maintains effective relationships with a variety of individuals throughout the institution to fulfill job responsibilities.

Qualifications: Associate’s Degree in Nursing from Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) accredited program with 7 years’ Operating Room experience; or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from ACEN accredited program with 4 years of Operating Room experience. Must be willing and able to travel on a regular basis; able to drive and/or ride in a car for several hours at a time. Rochester campus: All entry-level associate degree registered nurses with a RN start date after September 1, 2010 to August 31, 2014 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. 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 5 years from the last day of the month of the RN start date.

Additional Qualifications: Sterilization Certification through IAHCSMM or CBSPD preferred; alternatively, must acquire within 2 years of start date. Baccalaureate degree in Nursing preferred. At least 2 years of formal or informal leadership experience, including involvement in committees preferred. At least 2 years of experience in quality improvement initiatives, including report preparation and formulating recommendations preferred. Program management or project coordination experience. Strong decision-making and critical thinking skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge and experience with research processes. Travel to Mayo Clinic Health System Sites may be required at times.

Internal applicants should submit their three most recent performance appraisals.

License or Certification: Current Minnesota RN license or current license deemed acceptable by the Minnesota State Board of Nursing. Maintains current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs: American Heart Association, American Red Cross.

Benefit Eligible: Yes
Exemption Status: Exempt
Compensation Detail: Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $2,777.60, based on a full-time position.
Hours/Pay Period: 80 hours per 2 week pay period
Schedule Details: Monday - Friday; Days, 8-hour shifts – NOT NEGOTIABLE
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: 82794BR

Date: Oct 17, 2017

Nearest Major Market: Rochester MN

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

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