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RN, Operating Room - Neurosurgery at Mayo Clinic

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Phoenix, Arizona

Job Description:









Why Mayo Clinic

What if a career could change your life? Mayo Clinic has been ranked No. 1 hospital in the nation by U.S. News and World Report Best Hospitals 2016-17. Mayo Clinic Hospital, located in Phoenix, Arizona, is ranked the No. 1 hospital in Arizona and is nationally ranked in 10 medical specialties. We are also the largest integrated transplant provider in the United States.

Mayo Clinic Arizona has 21 operating rooms. We offer a highly specialized, team-based approach, with 9 surgical specialty teams, including urology, gynecology, general/colorectal, plastics, ear-nose-throat, hepato-biliary transplant, cardiovascular-thoracic, neuro, and ortho surgery.

Staff reviews place Mayo Clinic on Glassdoor's Top 50 Best Places to Work in 2017 list. We want you to have a challenging, rewarding career with us as a General Surgery Team Operating Room Surgical Technician.

Mayo Clinic's world-renowned neurosurgeons perform more than 7,000 complex surgical procedures every year at campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota.

Neurosurgeons at Mayo Clinic are on the leading edge of treating neurological conditions using the latest innovations and techniques in neurosurgery such as minimally invasive surgery, introperative MRI, computer-assisted brain surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, awake brain surgery and deep brain stimulation.

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.


Associate's degree or diploma in Nursing.
Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing (BN) from an accredited nursing program preferred. If new to the Department of Nursing or new to the position with an RN start date after January 1, 2013, must obtain baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program within six years of start date.

One year of RN Operating Room experience is also required.

Additional qualifications

One year neurosurgery or ortho spine experience preferred.

Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing (BN) preferred.
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 licensure from Arizona.
Basic Life Support certification is required upon hire and must be valid for 90 days or greater from start date.
Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) competency.
ECG competency completed satisfactorily within six months of hire and maintained annually.
Additional specialty certification/training as required by the work area.

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $34.72 per hour.

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Hours / Pay period


Schedule details

Four 10-hour shifts or three 12-hour shifts weekly. Neuro team has its own call team. Call requirements vary with staffing.

Weekend schedule

Varies with call rotation.

Site description

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 sixth 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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Karen Teetzel

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).