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Registered Nurse (RN) - Med/Surg Palliative, Nights

Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Glendale
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, ) and ranked in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you'll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits . Eligibility may vary.

Position description
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. A subset of employees may be required to drive their personal vehicle as a part of the responsibility of their role.

Mayo Clinic Arizona's Med/Surg Palliative Care Unit is a unit specializing in Colorectal, GYN, Bariatrics, and Palliative care. As a Magnet Facility, we have great resources to allow our nurses to deliver unparalleled care. The unit is staffed based on patient acuity and we care for patients with the following drips: heparin, insulin, ketamine, and stable cardiac drips. We frequently care for the following patient populations:

  • Palliative Care:
    • Serves patients with chronic or progressive diagnosis - oncologic, cardiac, respiratory, neurological, renal
    • Provide care to improve quality of life by managing physical symptoms as well as psychological, social, or spiritual distress
    • Surgeries Include:
      • Repair of relaxed pelvic muscles (colporrhaphy, colpoplasty)
      • Fistula repairs
      • Repair of uterine, rectal, and other prolapse
      • Complex gynecologic tumors (cervical, vulva, ovarian, uterine)
      • Complex colorectal cancers
      • Bowel obstructions/resections
      • Ostomy creations and take-downs
      • Bariatric Surgeries
      • Mastectomy
      • Ventral hernia repairs Why choose the Med/Surg Palliative Care Unit ?
        • We are recognized as an Enhanced Recovery after Surgery Center of Excellence and use this approach with our surgery population.
        • We are also recognized as a Bariatrics Center of Excellence. Bariatric patients are prioritized to our unit unless a higher level of care is needed.
        • We have Safe Patient Handling equipment in every patient room and have a No-Lift culture.
        • We have a Wound Ostomy Resource Team to assist with complex wounds and ostomies.
        • We have a strong culture of teamwork and professionalism.
        • We are a strong multidisciplinary team that values the voice of nursing and gives an opportunity to advocate for the patient and provide exceptional patient care.
        • We have a culture of respect and trust that emphasizes compassion and integrity as the foundation of how we treat patients, families, and one another.
        • We are a place where you are inspired and supported to expand your knowledge, grow your career and work at the top of your scope. Career Path: We offer many career paths to support your immediate and future success:
          • Nursing Certifications
          • Nursing Conferences
          • Continuing Education
          • Career Investment Program
          • Unit Based Team
          • Hospital Subcommittees
            Graduate of an accredited, or those in the candidacy process, associate, or diploma nursing program, as recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education
            Accreditation (NLN CNEA). Exceptions to this may be made in the MCHS sites prior to a law change requiring accreditation expected in 2018.

            If graduated from a nursing program that was not accredited by ACEN, at least one year of RN experience (within the last five 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 or one year of current LPN experience at Mayo Clinic is required. Arizona requires one year of RN experience in an applicable area.

            All entry-level associate degree registered nurses with a RN start date of April 1, 2020 and after 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.

            All entry-level associate degree registered nurses with a RN start date prior to April 1, 2020 must provide documented evidence of program completion of the baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program as stipulated by the degree requirement program in place at time of hire.

            Additional qualifications
            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.

            License or certification
            Current RN license by applicable state requirements. Arizona and Florida - Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) competency. Midwest - Maintains current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs: American Heart Association or American Red Cross. Additional specialty certification/training as required by the work area. Positions that are 100% remote work may not require current Basic Life Support (BLS) competency as determined by the work area.

            Exemption status

            Compensation Detail
            $37.22 - $55.86 / hour

            Benefits eligible

            Full Time

            Hours / Pay period

            Schedule details
            Night Shift
            3, 12 Hour Shifts Per Week
            7:00pm - 7:30am with weekend and holiday rotation.

            Weekend schedule
            Every other weekend.

            International Assignment

            Site description
            Over the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant investments in both the physical and technological future of health care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

            With Phoenix being the fifth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

            Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.

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            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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