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June 25th, 2015

Blending Research with Nursing Practice

By Dana Smith danasmith

Written by: Ilana Logvinov, M.S.N., R.N. Nurses often ask me about my role as an Advanced Certified RN Clinical Research Coordinator. How did I learn about it ? What do I do in this role? In fact, my role is very diverse and as a dedicated RN Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) for the Department of […]

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June 19th, 2015

A Day in the Life as a CRNA

By Jill Turck jkturck

Erin Martin, CRNA, DNP   We’ve all heard the adage, “Those who can do . . . Those who can’t teach.”  Whoever coined that phrase had obviously never met a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. As CRNAs, we teach every day – we teach our patients, their families, the public, and those with whom we collaborate […]

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June 9th, 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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April 8th, 2015

Summer III Program extends beyond the borders of Rochester, MN.

By Jill Turck jkturck

Nursing Students hope you have a great conference at this week’s convention NSNA! Stop by our booth 509/511 to learn more about our A Life-Changing Career with Mayo Clinic!   The Summer III Nursing Externship Program extends beyond the borders of Rochester, MN.  I learned this when I was first exposed to Mayo Clinic in […]

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Tags: A Life-Changing Career, Nurse, Nurse recruitment, Registered Nurse, RN, RN jobs, Summer III, Summer III Nursing Externship


March 20th, 2015

“Dreamed of being a nurse since I was eight” – a LPN’s long road to making that dream a reality!

By Jill Turck jkturck

My name is Amelia Howell and I am an LPN at the Mayo Family Clinic Northeast.  I have been at Mayo for three months but my journey to get here was a long one.  I had dreamed of being a nurse since I was eight and working for Mayo became a dream shortly after. Two […]

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Tags: A Life-Changing Career, Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN, LPN jobs, Nurse, Nurse recruitment


November 17th, 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 18th, 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 26th, 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


August 6th, 2014

My Colombia Medical Mission

By Brandon Bahnemann m090432

  My name is Angie Deml and I’ve been a registered nurse in the Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea for over 20 years.  This was my third medical mission trip to Colombia with Children’s Vision International.  Each year we offer medical/surgical care, dental care, respiratory care, wound care, haircuts, and evangelism. This was our […]

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August 6th, 2014

The Florence Nightingale Pledge

By Brandon Bahnemann m090432

Many Nurses can recall the Florence Nightingale pledge which was written in 1893:  Most Nurses were required to memorize this pledge for their pinning or capping ceremony.  I don’t know about you but I can’t remember cell phone numbers without looking it up on my contacts let alone this very important pledge! Times have changed…Or […]

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