1+ months

OR - Registered Nurse - Surgical Services

Mayo Clinic
Austin, MN 55912









Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is one of the largest and most experienced surgical practices in the world and can provide a variety of career opportunities in a dynamic environment that is based on a rich history in integrated practice and innovation.

Mayo Clinic has more than 300 surgeons and 240 operating rooms among its three locations in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota, including the Mayo Clinic Health System. Mayo surgical teams perform high volumes of complex operations including neurosurgery, cardiothoracic and transplant surgery.

Position description

The Surgical Services RN will work in all areas of Surgical Services Department.

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 associate's, diploma, or baccalaureate nursing program.

Operating Room experience required.

Graduation from an accredited associate’s or baccalaureate nursing program will be required beginning on January 1, 2018.

All entry-level associate degree or diploma registered nurses with an 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.

Experience working in a team environment. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Computer skills required.

Additional qualifications

One year RN experience within the last five years preferred.
Prior experience with electronic medical record systems preferred.

Ability to work flexible hours, which may include days, evenings, nights, holidays, 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.
Maintains BLS (Basic Life Support) for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs:​
1. American Heart Association
2. American Red Cross
Additional specialty certification/training as required by the work area.

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

Minimum rate is $30.60 based upon union contract.

Benefits eligible



Part Time

Hours / Pay period


Schedule details

Varied day shifts with weekday, weekend, and holiday on call rotation.

Weekend schedule

Weekend and holiday on call rotation.

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.


Nursing, Union

Career profile

Surgical Services

Job posting number



Elizabeth Brownewell

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).


  • Healthcare
  • Operating Room
  • Infectious Disease

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