This position is open to experienced nurses and new grad nurses.
Location: Eisenberg 72 (EI72), Hematology/Oncology (General Care)
Patient Care Type: This unit specializes in patients with cancer.
The unit provides inpatient nursing care to patients with leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, various hematopoietic disorders, and solid tumor cancers such as breast, lung, and colon cancer. Patients may be hospitalized during various stages of their wellness/illness from initial diagnosis through active treatment, recovery, or through end of life. Care is provided primarily to adults age 18 and over.
Bed #: 25 private rooms including 4 rooms that support patients requiring radioactive isolation. All rooms are equipped with a ceiling lift for staff and patient safety.
Nursing Team Roles: Patient care services include chemotherapy, immunotherapy, radiation therapy, pain management, blood transfusions, antibiotic therapy, infusion therapy, central line care, care for patients preparing for or recovering from a blood and marrow transplant, teaching, and emotional support.
The Mayo Nursing Care Model is the nursing care delivery system. Emotional support, patient/family teaching, and discharge planning are integral components of the nursing care. As part of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, the unit participates in individual and group cancer research programs.
For new grad nurses: All newly graduated Registered Nurses with less than 12 months of practice experience, hired into a scheduled FTE Registered Nurse position on the Rochester campus of Mayo Clinic are automatically enrolled in the Nurse Residency Program.
A separate application or enrollment process is not required. All nurses new to Mayo Clinic, regardless of experience, will receive an extensive orientation program.
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 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.
Student or 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.
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.
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 $34.04 per hour.
Hours / Pay period
64 to 72 hours per 2 week pay period
Sunday Saturday; Day/Nights, 8 & 12-hour shifts NOT NEGOTIABLE
Every third weekend 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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