Nursing

June 9, 2015

Developing a Stronger Foundation for New Graduate Nurses

By Dana Smith danasmith

There are thousands of facilities that hire new grad nurses to fill nursing opportunities.  Of course they train and provide an onboarding program but, is it enough to help new nurses gain the skills and knowledge at the beginning of their career?  Mayo Clinic’s campus in Florida offers a Nurse Residency program that is recruiting […]

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November 17, 2014

Giving as a Way of Life

By Melissa Egeland melissaegeland

Written by:  Rita Jury, Nurse Administrator Jim Hubert, a registered nurse educator and wound care specialist at Mayo Clinic Health System Oakridge in Osseo, Wisconsin, celebrates life by giving.  Even before he became a nurse (his second career), Jim was generous with his time and talent by serving those in the community, and he and his […]

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Tags: A Life-Changing Career, Life-Changing, Nurse, Nurse recruitment, Nursing Recrui, Registered Nurse, RN, RN careers, Summer III


September 18, 2014

My Journey at Mayo Clinic: From Staff RN to Nurse Researcher

By Dana Smith danasmith

Written by: Ilana Logvinov, RN, MSN, CCRP RN Advanced Clinical Research Coordinator May 2003 was the date my journey began at Mayo Clinic in Florida. I began working as a staff nurse in the Medical ICU. Prior to joining Mayo Clinic, I completed my initial nursing education in Odessa, Ukraine. I moved to the U.S. […]

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Tags: A Life-Changing Career, Life-Changing, Nurse, Nurse recruitment, Nursing Recruitment, Registered Nurse, RN, RN careers, RN jobs


August 26, 2014

The sky literally seems to be the limit within Mayo Clinic,” your career is unlimited…

By Judith Pinkston judithpinkston

Written by Nichole Herr, RN In August of 2006 I started with Mayo Clinic in Rochester as a Vascular Access Technician in the Thoracic/Vascular ICU. Growing up all I wanted to be was a Veterinarian, so this was an interesting change of pace. A year into that position, which I held for 6 years, I […]

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Tags: Critical Care Nurse, Nurse, Nursing Recruitment, Registered Nurse, RN, RN careers, RN jobs


July 28, 2014

A Travel Nurse Finds a Home

By Judith Pinkston judithpinkston

Written by Kathleen McMillin, Cath Lab, AZ Hello, I’m Kathy and have been a nurse for 12 years. My career has consisted of travel nursing with a couple of detours with temporary staffing. The longest I have stayed at a hospital has been 2 years, until I came to Mayo Clinic Hospital in Arizona.  I’ve […]

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Tags: Nursing Recruitment, Registered Nurse, RN, RN jobs, Travel Nursing


July 17, 2014

Breaking Burnout: A Win-Win for Staff and Patients

By Dana Smith danasmith

Written by: Palma Iacovitti, Nurse Manager, 3 South Transplant What could be better than working with a group of people that you can actually feel comfortable with?   Relaxed enough that you would invest a couple of hours painting your very own oil-based picture with, look like a total klutz while bowling, playing volley ball on the […]

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Tags: Critical Care Nurse, Nurse, Nurse recruitment, Registered Nurse, RN, RN careers, RN jobs


May 2, 2014

Taking nursing experience and education to the next level…what’s your next step?

By Dana Smith danasmith

Many nurses ask themselves: “What are my professional goals as a nurse?  Do I want an advanced degree to become an Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Educator or Nurse Administrator?” There’s a wide variety of advanced degree options within nursing. One example is the role of a Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS), who works collaboratively to improve the […]

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March 14, 2014

DAISY recognition program highlights extraordinary nurses

By Nikki Emerson nikkiemerson

DAISY recognition program highlights extraordinary nurses at Mayo Clinic Health System in Southwest Wisconsin   “My daughter was a very sick little girl and though I was worried and scared, I felt safe because of our nurse’s wonderful care. She cared for my daughter as though she was her own child.” “My dad’s nurse was […]

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Tags: DAISY, Nurse, Nurse recruitment, recruitment, RN


March 14, 2014

Great place for a new grad, varied and complex with all the resources to support you in your career!

By Ann Ballard ballardann

Hi! I’m Ann, a medical ICU nurse here at Mayo. I’ve been working for Mayo for almost 14 years now. I first came to Mayo as a nursing student — we had some of our clinicals here. I was so impressed with the variety of specialties and resources at hand that I thought I’d apply after […]

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Tags: Critical Care Nurse, Medical ICU Nurse, New Graduate Nurse, Nurse, RN


March 14, 2014

Full learning opportunity as a Summer III

By Jill Turck jkturck

  When I arrived at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, I had just come fresh off a very thrilling clinical experience on a cardiothoracic surgical unit at UW Hospital. The unit was a combination of intensive care, PCU and general care, and I felt like I had seen a lot, maybe even a bit more than some of […]

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Tags: Nurse, Nurse recruitment, Nursing Student, Registered Nurse, RN, Summer III, Summer III Nursing Externship


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