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

Company: Mayo Clinic
Location: Fountain Hills
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic has been ranked the #1 hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, as well as #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. As we work together to put the needs of the patient first, we are also dedicated to our employees, investing in competitive compensation and - -- 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. ResponsibilitiesThe 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. 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. During the selection process you will participate in a virtual (pre-recorded) interview that you can complete at your convenience. During the virtual interview, a question will appear on your screen, and you will have time to consider each question before responding. You will have the opportunity to re-record your answer to each question - Mayo Clinic will only see the final recording. The complete interview will be reviewed by a Mayo Clinic staff member and you will be notified of next steps as appropriate. Mayo Clinic Arizona's Med/Surg Palliative Care Unit is a quick paced 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 QualificationsGraduate of an accredited 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). If graduated from a nursing program that was not accredited by ACEN, CCNE, or NLN CNEA, at least one year of RN experience in an applicable care setting is required. 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. - A minimum of six (6) months Registered Nurse (RN) experience in applicable care setting environment is required. Additional Qualifications
        • One year of RN experience in an applicable care setting is preferred.
        • Excellent communication skills both 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.
          • Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) competency.
          • Additional state licensure(s) and/or specialty certification/training as required by the work area. Exemption StatusNonexemptCompensation Detail$38.34 - $57.54 / hour + Night Shift Differential $6.15/hrBenefits EligibleYesScheduleFull TimeHours/Pay Period72 Hours Per Pay PeriodSchedule DetailsNight shift; 3x12 shifts per week; 1900-0730Weekend ScheduleEvery other weekend is required ; Holiday rotationInternational AssignmentNoSite 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. - - 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. RecruiterTyler DorethyDepartment TitleDepartment of Nursing

Keywords: Mayo Clinic, Phoenix , Registered Nurse (RN) - Med/Surg Palliative, Nights, Healthcare , Fountain Hills, Arizona

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