This position is open to experienced nurses and new grad nurses.
Location: Mary Brigh 8BG (MB8BG), Vascular Surgery/Medical Progressive Care (Telemetry)
Patient Care Type: A 29-bed unit specializing in the care of progressive and general care adult vascular and monitored medical patients.
Bed #: 29
Nursing Team Roles: Nursing personnel care for patients who have had vascular surgery, patients who are admitted with medical conditions requiring cardiac monitoring, and periodic postpartum patients with babies in the NICU. Examples of vascular surgery include repair of an abdominal aneurysm, arterial bypass, endarterectomy, or amputation. Medical patients present with a variety of acute or chronic health problems. The staff consists of registered nurses, patient care assistants, and health unit coordinators. Aspects of nursing care include complex symptom management for patients with multiple comorbidities, patient/family education, extensive wound care, cardiac IV medication drips, and discharge planning in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team.
For new grad nurses: All newly graduated Registered Nurses with less than 12 months of practice experience, hired into a scheduled FTE Registered Nurse position on the Rochester campus of Mayo Clinic are automatically enrolled in the Nurse Residency Program. A separate application or enrollment process is not required. All nurses new to Mayo Clinic, regardless of experience, will receive an extensive orientation program.
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.