Mayo Clinic Registered Nurse (RN) - Internal Medicine in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Why Mayo Clinic
Internal Medicine provides care to adults ages 18 and older. The department fulfills the primary care needs of its patients including preventative care, acute medical conditions, and chronic disease management in an outpatient setting. New patients meet with a provider who performs an initial examination and establishes a plan of care. Follow-up care is tailored to each patient's specific needs and includes referrals to specialty departments as needed. Internal Medicine services include, but are not limited to: asthma, blood pressure monitoring, chronic disease management, congestive heart failure, diabetes, exercise stress testing, immunizations, I.V. therapy and medication management.
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 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.
Graduate of an accredited associate, baccalaureate or diploma nursing program, or student graduating within six months from an accredited associate or baccalaureate nursing program. If graduation did not occur within the last two years, one year of RN experience in an applicable care setting is required or one year of current LPN experience at Mayo Clinic is required.
All entry-level associate degree or diploma registered nurses with a RN start date after September 1, 2013, must provide documented evidence of program completion of their baccalaureate degree in nursing within 6 years from the last day of the month of their RN start date.
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, or will obtain prior to start date. Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) competency. Additional specialty certification/training as required by the work area.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $26.35 per hour.
Hours / Pay period
80 hours every two week pay period
Monday - Friday, Clinic Hours, 7:45am - 5:15pm
No weekend requirement at this time
Eau Claire, with a metro area of 163,000 is home to the 11,000 students at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Strong schools, low crime rate, and a reasonable cost of living may be expected. With an abundance of outdoor activities, Eau Claire was ranked #4 on the list of “Americas best towns” (Outside Magazine, 2015) The city also serves as the retail center for west central Wisconsin and the major metro area of Minneapolis/St. Paul is 90 minutes away. Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire is recognized as a Best Hospital in Northwestern Wisconsin and within the top 10 for Hospitals in Wisconsin (U.S. News & World Report, 2015-2016).
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Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).