Registered Nurse (RN) - Family Birth Center - Rotating

Mayo Clinic
Andyville, Minnesota
Oct 15, 2021
Dec 03, 2021
Labor and Delivery
Position Type
Full Time
Work Setting
Why Mayo Clinic
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Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits. Eligibility may vary.

Position description
Role Specific Duties:
  • Flexibility to adjust schedule for changing needs in lactation education/consultations/trainings
  • Instructs new parents on needs to initiate and maintain lactation during the infant's hospitalization
  • Acts as a lactation resource to new employees and other members of the team to ensure the delivery of quality patient care
  • Participates in the review/update of lactation related policies, procedures and workflows and provides feedback to department
  • Communicates with providers regarding mother/patient condition and disposition and documents events appropriately
  • Makes decisions and develops breastfeeding plan based on interpretation of the data and observations
  • Monitors and collaborates with nurse leader for quality data related to lactation specific standards
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.

2 years of Labor & Delivery RN experience required.

Student or Graduate of an Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or National League for Nursing (NLN) accredited associate's degree, baccalaureate degree or diploma program.

If graduated from a nursing program that was not accredited by ACEN, CCNE or NLN, at least one year of RN experience (within the last five 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 or one year of current LPN experience at Mayo Clinic is required.

All associate degree or diploma registered nurses hired into the Department of Nursing with a RN start date after April 1, 2020, must provide documented evidence of program completion of their baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program within 5 years from the last day of the month of their RN start date

Additional qualifications
Education experience preferred

License or certification
Current MN RN license

BLS (Basic Life Support) for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs required:‚Äč
1. American Heart Association
2. American Red Cross

NRP certification required
STABLE certification required
CLC or CLE certification required
Will obtain IBCLC within 1 year of hire

Exemption status

Compensation Detail
Minimum rate is $33.77 based upon union contract.

Benefits eligible

Full Time

Hours / Pay period

Schedule details
Rotating Shifts
8 hour shifts Monday - Thursday
12 hour shifts Friday - Sunday
Every 3rd weekend
Holiday Rotation

Weekend schedule
See schedule details


Site description
Austin, MN is a community of 22,000, and is surrounded by prairies, rivers and valleys just 90 minutes south of Minneapolis/St. Paul and 45 minutes west of Rochester. Excellent public and parochial education system, including programming for students with special needs and gifted students. Great recreation options including trout fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing, camping, hiking, cycling, indoor/outdoor tennis, canoeing and golfing. Upscale community offering many amenities not often found in communities this size. Hormel Foods, a multi-nation food manufacturer and marketer, has its corporate headquarters in Austin.

Elizabeth Brownewell

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