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Registered Nurse (RN) - Hospice at Mayo Clinic

Posted in General Business 30 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: La Crosse, Wisconsin





Job Description:

City

La Crosse

State

Wisconsin

Telecommute

No

Department

Nursing

Why Mayo Clinic

Do you want to provide compassionate end of life nursing? Join MCHS's committed and comprehensive interdisciplinary hospice team dedicated to providing expert physical, emotional and spiritual support to patients and families through the stages of terminal illness.

The ideal candidate must be compassionate, collaborative, organized, have strong assessment & up-to-date clinical skills and thrive in a fast-paced environment caring for a variety of patients & diagnoses. In this position you will:


  • Drive throughout your work day to see patients in private residences, assisted living, and skilled nursing facilities within a designated region.


  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care for the patient utilizing the interdisciplinary care team.


  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.


  • Utilize software programs for the maintenance of patient records and communication with team members


Position description

We desire to create and support an organizational culture where all employees are mission-driven, embody organizational values, and practice relationship based care. We adhere to the primary value "the needs of the patient come first." The daily actions of the staff demonstrate the vision and values of the organization. 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 Nursing Care Model, which includes accountability for planning, implementing, evaluating and communicating all phases of nursing care for assigned patients. The American Nurses Association (ANA) 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.

Qualifications

Student or Graduate of an accredited baccalaureate, associate, or diploma nursing program. All associate degree or diploma registered nurses hired into the Department of Nursing must provide documented evidence of program completion of their baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program within 6 years from the last day of the month of their RN start date. MUST HAVE AND MAINTAIN BOTH WI AND MN RN LICENSES.

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)

  • Red Cross (Title: CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers or BLS for Healthcare Providers)

  • Military Training Network

    Additional qualifications


    BSN preferred.


    Internal applicants should submit their three most recent performance appraisals.


    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 adapt to unpredictable situations within the work setting. Demonstrated leadership, effective communicator, and excellent critical thinking skills.


    License or certification


    Active WI and MN RN license or ability to practice professional nursing in the state of WI and MN. Must maintain Basic Life Support (BLS) competency.


    Exemption status


    Non-exempt


    Benefits eligible


    Yes


    Schedule


    Part Time


    Hours / Pay period


    48


    Schedule details


    08:00 - 4:30 pm every Saturday, Sunday, Monday.


    Weekend schedule


    Every weekend - Saturday, Sunday, Monday


    Site description


    La Crosse, WI, is a city of 52,000 with a metro area of 120,000 in the Upper Mississippi River Valley, located between Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, and Madison, WI. The area offers unlimited, four-season recreational opportunities (biking, golf, hiking the bluffs and cross-country/downhill skiing). We have a great family environment with safe and high-quality schools, including two universities and a technical college. There are sport events, a local symphony orchestra, theaters, children's museum and a civic center.


    Category


    Nursing


    Career profile


    Nursing


    Job posting number


    116686BR


    Recruiter


    Todd Williams


    Equal opportunity employer


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


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