Hospice & Palliative Medicine
The Palliative Medicine Registered Nurse (RN) works with the interdisciplinary team to provide comprehensive care of adult patients and families with various types of chronic and life limiting disease. The RN is accountable for the delivery of direct patient care including patient education, assessment, and care planning; and the management of telephone triage in a busy medical specialty practice.
The RN will work with a team of nurses to support the Saint Mary's and Rochester Methodist campus hospital teams in addition to supporting the ambulatory practice. RNs on the team will rotate assignment locations based on the workload. The RN will function within the Mayo Clinic Nursing Professional Practice Model, which includes accountability for planning, implementing, evaluating, and communicating all phases of nursing care for patients.
The ANA Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice and the AAACN Ambulatory Care Nursing Administration and Practice Standards provide a basis for the practice of the registered nurse in the ambulatory setting. The Registered Nurse (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 must possess excellent communication skills, be skillful in mentoring and teaching, and be willing to actively participate on committees or improvement initiatives.
The RN delegates patient care according to skill level, experience, patient acuity, fiscal accountability, and adequacy of resources. Individuals applying for this position should be comfortable with ambiguity and enthusiastic about being a partner in expanding and defining the role of the registered nurse in this dynamic practice.
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 Clinic Nursing Professional Practice 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 and formal leadership roles, and quality improvement efforts. The RN delegates patient care according to skill level, experience, patient acuity, fiscal accountability and availability of resources. The RN possesses excellent communication skills; is skillful in mentoring and teaching; and may participate on committees or projects.
BSN Required. 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. If graduation did not occur within the last two years, one year of RN experience in an applicable care setting is required or, effective October 1st, 2017 one year of current LPN experience at Mayo Clinic 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.
BSN required. Minimum two years direct patient care experience required.
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) required. Computer skills required, prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred. Seeking an individual with strong leadership, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills.
Must be able to adapt to change, be comfortable with ambiguity, and willing to be flexible. 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:
Additional specialty certification/training as required by the work area.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $30.25 per hour.
Hours / Pay period
64 hours per 2 week pay period
Monday Friday; Days (varied shifts from 7:30am 5:00pm), 8-hr shifts NOT NEGOTIABLE
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.
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