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Why Mayo Clinic
The primary patients served on 3 rd Surgical include: thoracic, vascular, general surgery, orthopedic, neurosurgery, ears nose and throat (ENT), eye, oral, and maxillofacial surgery, major breast, and plastics/reconstructive surgery. The medical diagnoses include: back pain, abdominal pain, bowel obstruction, pancreatitis, pneumothorax, and closed head trauma as well as patients with radiology or endoscopy procedures. Telemetry is remotely monitored.
3 rd Surgical has a rich history of providing high quality, compassionate care to patients as evidenced by high quality indicators and patient satisfaction scores. Our multidisciplinary team works collaboratively to provide exceptional relationship-based care to all our patients, placing the patient's needs first. The physicians and nurses on this unit strive to consistently provide the highest quality, cost-effective care by continuously adopting current, evidence-based best practices and embracing a culture of safety. Utilizing servant leadership and our shared decision making model, our leaders continuously supports the growth and development of all team members.
Candidate must display the values of respect, integrity, compassion, healing, teamwork, innovation, excellence, and stewardship. Candidate needs to be flexible, adaptable, take initiative, adhere to our culture of safety, and thrive in a fast-pace, rapidly changing work environment. Other desirable traits include a positive attitude, strong work ethic, dependable, accountable, eagerness to learn, critical thinking skills, and professionalism.
Mayo Clinic has a legacy of inspiring hope and contributing to health and well-being by providing the best care to every patient through integrated clinical practice, education, and research. As a Mayo Clinic Nurse, you will become a vital member of a dynamic health care team and discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, and mutual respect.
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.
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.
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:
BSN preferred. Current/recent Labor and Delivery experience 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 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
Active WI RN license or ability to practice professional nursing in the state of WI. Must maintain Basic Life Support (BLS) competency.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Hours / Pay period
Days/Evenings 8 hour shifts
Every other weekend and holiday rotation.
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.
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Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).