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Registered Nurse (RN) - Observation Unit, Nights

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

Job Description:

Why Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic Arizona's Observation Unit is a fast-paced, high throughput, protocol driven clinical decision unit. We are focused on putting the needs of our patients first by providing the world class care that our patients expect at Mayo Clinic, while judiciously utilizing our resources to expedite a resolution to their healthcare concern. The unit consists of 35 patient care beds, as well as a Stress Echo room to provide timely diagnostic testing for our patients. Our protocol list is continually growing, and currently includes:

  • Allergic Reaction
  • Asthma Exacerbation
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • CHF Exacerbation
  • COPD Exacerbation
  • Dehydration
  • Electrolyte Abnormality
  • GI Bleed
  • Hypertensive Urgency
  • Hyper/Hypoglycemia
  • Line/Tube Replacement
  • Nausea/Vomiting/Diarrhea
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Embolus
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Renal Colic
  • Syncope
  • TIA/Stroke
  • Transient Global Amnesia Observation Unit's Values Based Culture - RICH TIES
    • Respect - Approach every interaction, whether that be with a colleague, patient, or family member, with mutual respect and treat others as you would like to be treated.
    • Integrity - Create a culture of trust and transparency, where everyone is encouraged to speak up when they witness something that is not right.
    • Compassion - Listen attentively to our patients, treat them with compassion and empathy, and advocate for what is in their best interests.
    • Healing - Facilitate an environment that reduces stress and eliminates noise to promote healing for our patients.
    • Teamwork - Collaborate with your colleagues in the Observation Unit, as well as other members of the multidisciplinary team across departments to serve our patients and each other.
    • Innovation - Lead change related to nursing care and technology. Bring your ideas forward so they can be supported through research, quality improvement or evidence-based practice.
    • Excellence - Ensure our patients have the best possible clinical outcomes while providing an unparalleled patient experience.
    • Stewardship - Utilize the resources available to streamline the patient's care. Limit diagnostic testing to items needed only for this episode of care to reduce the patient's financial liability. 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.

      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.
        • Additional specialty certification/training as required by the work area.
          Exemption status

          Compensation Detail
          $37.22 - $55.86 / hour

          Benefits eligible

          Full Time

          Hours / Pay period

          Schedule details
          Night shift available only. Full time.

          Weekend schedule
          Must be available to work 3 weekend shifts per schedule.

          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.

          Casondra Johnson

          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.

Keywords: Mayo Clinic, Gilbert , Registered Nurse (RN) - Observation Unit, Nights, Healthcare , Gilbert, Arizona

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