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Mayo Clinic Registered Nurse (RN) - PACU Travel Team in Rochester, Minnesota

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is top-ranked in more specialties than any other care provider according to U.S. News & World Report. As we work together to put the needs of the patient first, we are also dedicated to our employees, investing in competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit plans (https://jobs.mayoclinic.org/benefits/) – to take care of you and your family, now and in the future. And with continuing education and advancement opportunities at every turn, you can build a long, successful career with Mayo Clinic. You’ll thrive in an environment that supports innovation, is committed to ending racism and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion, and provides the resources you need to succeed.

Responsibilities

The registered nurse (RN) in the Internal Travel Team at Mayo Clinic will rotate across Mayo Clinic sites in Arizona, Florida, Minnesota and Wisconsin as determined by patient care needs.

Our PACU RNs support our post anesthesia settings primarily across our three destination campuses in RST, AZ, and FL. Additionally, occasional support is provided to Mayo Clinic Midwest Health System sites. The responsibilities of the PACU nurse can vary depending on patient intake and surgery schedules, however our Internal Travel Team PACU RNs commonly provide nursing care to patients in both the pre-operative and post-operative phases of care. Duties may include assessing and monitoring patients in those phases of care, providing interventions as needed to support the patients, delivering patient education, and collaborating and communicating progress and patient needs to the family and care team. Additional information can be found on our Travel RN website .

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.

The registered nurse (RN) in the Mayo Clinic Department of Nursing Internal Travel Team will provide contingency staffing support across Mayo Clinic nursing sites as determined by staffing and patient care needs. As a Mayo Clinic employee, the RN actualizes Mayo Clinic core values and culture. The RN will travel on a routine basis to various locations. Flexibility and adaptability are essential in work assignments and work schedules.

This role is eligible for TN sponsorship. Holders of F1 status eligible for post-completion OPT are welcome to apply. This role is NOT eligible to participate in the F-1 STEM OPT extension program. Successful sponsorship will require state licensure and completion of the VisaScreen or equivalent certification.

Qualifications

Requirements for PACU RNs:

  • One year of RN experience is required.

  • Graduate of a nursing program.

  • All entry-level associate degree registered nurses must provide documented evidence of program completion of the baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program within five years from the last day of the month of the RN start date.

Additional Qualifications:

  • One year of RN experience in an PACU or ICU care setting strongly preferred.

  • External traveler experience strongly 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, including days, evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends; some areas may require on-call.

  • Ability to adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting.

  • Demonstrated leadership, effective communicator, and excellent critical thinking skills.

License or Certification:

  • Active Compact RN license or Single State RN license in one of the following states: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Arizona or Florida.

  • Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs:

  • 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

Exemption Status

Nonexempt

Compensation Detail

Up to $3,200 per week with an additional monthly stipend and travel differential.

Benefits Eligible

Yes

Schedule

Full Time

Hours/Pay Period

72-80

Schedule Details

Schedule flexibility is required to meet site staffing needs. Will discuss assignments during the interview process.

Weekend Schedule

Per site staffing needs. Will discuss assignments during the interview process.

International Assignment

No

Site Description

Just as our reputation has spread beyond our Minnesota roots, so have our locations. Today, our employees are located at our three major campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, Jacksonville, Florida, Rochester, Minnesota, and at Mayo Clinic Health System campuses throughout Midwestern communities, and at our international locations. Each Mayo Clinic location is a special place where our employees thrive in both their work and personal lives. Learn more about what each unique Mayo Clinic campus has to offer, and where your best fit is. (https://jobs.mayoclinic.org/alllocations)

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

Recruiter

Jeff Eigenheer

Equal opportunity

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

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