Registered Nurse (RN) – IV/Transfusion Service – RMC & SMC – Mayo Clinic – Rochester, MN
Why Mayo Clinic
This position is open to experienced nurses and new grad nurses.
Location: IV/Transfusion Service (EI 8-E 54, FR4T)
Patient Care Type: The IV Transfusion Service, a blood administration and vascular access team consisting of RNs and IV technicians, provides coverage 24 hours per day in the hospital inpatient settings at RMC and SMC, as well as many outpatient areas. The IV Transfusion Service cares for patients of all ages.
Nursing Team Roles: The IV Transfusion Service performs the placement of routine and emergency peripheral IV’s for patients of all ages. The IV Transfusion Service nurses perform routine and emergency blood transfusions, patient assessment for adverse transfusion reaction, intracatheter instillation of medication for restoration of central venous catheter patency, access and deaccess implanted vascular access devices, insertion of peripheral and central (PICC) intravenous catheters, perform routine and as needed PICC site cares, insertion of Midline intravenous catheters, perform routine and as needed Midline site cares and therapeutic phlebotomies. The IV Transfusion Service nurses are a resource for the Department of Nursing related to care and troubleshooting of all peripheral and central access catheters.
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 Nurse Residency Program at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Rochester, Minnesota, is a yearlong training program that provides you an opportunity as a newly licensed nurse to develop your leadership skills and receive support during your transition from student nurse to competent professional nurse. The Nurse Residency Program will run concurrently with traditional unit orientation as designed for the unit new grad nurses are hired into.
- Learning sessions throughout your first year of practice
- Group discussions
- Transition support from peers and program leaders
- Active learning methods
- Group and/or individual evidence-based practice projects
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 also 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:
- 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
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 $32.72 per hour.
Hours / Pay period
64 hours per 2 week pay period
Sunday – Saturday; Day/Evening, 8-hour shifts – NOT NEGOTIABLE
Every other 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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Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
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