Registered Nurse (RN) - Charge Nurse - ED/Obs unit
Mayo Clinic Health System
February 12, 2018
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 practices settings and across the continuum of care to meet the needs of the patient and family. The RN will function within the Mayo Nursing Care 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.
Minimum Education and/or Experience Required
Graduate of an associate's degree or diploma program required Bachelor's degree preferred. If graduation did not occur within the last two years, one year of RN experience in an applicable care setting is also required.
Graduation from an accredited associate's degree program will be required beginning on January 1, 2016.
All entry-level associate degree or diploma registered nurses with a RN start date after October 1, 2013, must provide documented evidence of program completion of their baccalaureate degree in nursing within 6 years from the last day of the month of their RN start date.
Beginning on January 1, 2016 baccalaureate programs must be accredited. ED experience preferred.
Additional Experience and/or 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
Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) competency
Additional specialty certification/training as required by the work area, ACLS, PALS or ENCP, TNCC and Non violent crisis intervention required within in one year of hire.
Exemption status Non-exempt
Minimum rate is $29.56 based upon union contract.
Benefits eligible Yes
Hours / Pay period 72
Weekend schedule Every third weekend and holiday (weekend A).
Site description Mankato is one of the largest cities in southern MN and has earned several livability awards. Mankato's economic growth leads Minnesota and is among the top in the nation. The city has a contiguous population area of 96,740 and 1.6 million people live within 60 miles of Mankato. Greater Mankato is centrally located in south central Minnesota, nestled in the scenic beauty of the Minnesota River Valley, with convenient access to Minneapolis-St. Paul just one hour away.
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).