**Department** General Internal Medicine
Ambulatory Registered Nurse - Breast Diagnostic Clinic in the Division of General Internal Medicine. (GIM) The Breast Diagnostic Clinic provides diagnosis and treatment to patients with a variety of conditions including abnormal mammograms, breast lumps, breast pain, fibrocystic breasts and breast cancer.
RN responsibilities in this position include face to face patient visit, telehealth nursing, and assist/navigate patients through their multidisciplinary appointments. Patient visits include, but are not limited to, patient education related to breast symptom management/ issues, potential treatment options, and introduction to survivorship clinic. This role also includes RN Telehealth which consists of telephone care related to breast concerns, visit planning, and prescriptions. The RN collaborates daily with physicians, mid-level providers, clinical assistants, appointment coordinators, Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) and medical secretaries.
This position(s) will be located primarily in the Breast Diagnostic Clinic on Gonda 2. The ANA Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice and the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) provide a basis for nursing practice in the ambulatory care setting. The RN supports professional nursing practice across practice settings and across the continuum of care to meet the needs of the patient.
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, baccalaureate, 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). If graduated from a nursing program that was not accredited by ACEN,CCNE, and NLN CNEA, at least one year of RN experience (within the last 5 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 is required or, effective October 1st, 2017 one year of current LPN experience at Mayo Clinic is required.
Current Minnesota Registered Nurse Licensure required. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Acute care experience within the last 2 years. Bachelor degree with a major in nursing preferred. Minimum of two years recent RN experience in ambulatory and or acute care setting required. Current Basic Life Support certification required. Oncology, Breast Health, and/or Breast Surgical Nursing Experience required. Demonstrated ability to work on a multidisciplinary team and collaborate with others. Strong problem solving skills with ability to deal with unpredictable situations. Capable to function autonomously, adapt to changing environment and support continuous improvement initiatives. Must be self-motivated with demonstrated leadership skills and possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Computer and keyboarding skills required.
**License or certification**
**Must obtain prior to start date:**
Current RN license by applicable state requirements.
Arizona and Florida: Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) competency.
Midwest: 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 or BLS Provider)
+ Red Cross (Title: CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers or BLS for Healthcare Providers)
+ Military Training Network
Additional specialty certification/training as required by the work area.
**Exemption status** Non-exempt
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $30.86 per hour.
**Hours / Pay period**
72-80 hours per 2 week pay period
Monday - Friday; Days, 8-hour shifts - NOT NEGOTIABLE
**Weekend schedule** No weekends
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
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