Items Tagged ‘Registered Nurse’

May 29, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Counting the many blessings in my work … thoughts of a new mommy

By Julie Edwards Julie Edwards (@jredwards)

It’s official … my maternity leave has come to an end!  I recently returned to work after 12 wonderful wintery weeks of baby bonding time.  Yes, part of me was saddened that my wee one now had to learn to share me, for I would no longer be available anytime on demand.  On the other […]

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Tags: new mom, Nurse, Nurse recruitment, Registered Nurse, RN, working mom


May 19, 2014 · Leave a Comment

The many roles I play as a Neurology ICU nurse!

By Julie Edwards Julie Edwards (@jredwards)

A day in the life of a neuro ICU nurse … Well look at that … it’s time to head to work! Kisses from my boys and hubby, and I am out the door, ready to perform in one of the many roles I play in life — a neuro ICU nurse! I love my […]

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Tags: Critical Care Nurse, Neurology ICU nurse, Nurse, Nurse recruitment, recruitment, Registered Nurse


May 1, 2014 · Leave a Comment

A witness to a truly collaborative team delivering the best outcomes for our patients!

By Jill Turck Jill Turck (@jkturck)

It was a quiet morning on Fr4C. My clinical coach and I had been very productive all morning. We were all caught up on orders, assessments, charting, and medications. We had just sat down to look up some notes on our patients, and my coach had brought along an EKG book for me to browse […]

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


April 18, 2014 · Leave a Comment

A Day in the Life of a Medical ICU Nurse in Rochester, MN

By Ann Ballard Ann Ballard (@ballardann)

I arrive and check for my assignment. Today I’ll be with a new patient. Our unit huddles at 7 a.m., and we are briefed about staff and patients. My patient is a direct admission from an outside hospital and preliminary diagnoses are sepsis and pneumonia- that’s our specialty. She’s coming by helicopter and they are […]

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Tags: Medical ICU Nurse, Nurse, Nurse recruitment, Registered Nurse


April 15, 2014 · Leave a Comment

3rd Surgical Team Blends Education with Great Patient Care

By Nikki Emerson Nikki Emerson (@nikkiemerson)

Mayo Clinic Health System – Franciscan Healthcare has always been a leader in the education and development of incoming health care professionals.  Recently, the 3rd Surgical Team has come under new leadership, and he’s interested in furthering this tradition.   Stephen Carlson, R.N., Director of Patient Care – Nursing, is excited about his new position, […]

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Tags: Nurse, Nurse recruitment, Registered Nurse, RN


April 10, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Summer III, my personal experience

By Julie Edwards Julie Edwards (@jredwards)

Written by: Julie Edwards, RN – Neurology ICU Nurse Previous Summer III It was late winter in 2002, and my good friend Katie called me to tell me she had gotten the Summer III position. “Check your mail” she said, and I ran off to do just that. Happy news followed, for I had been accepted into the […]

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


March 21, 2014 · Leave a Comment

The patient’s needs come first, I see it in every nurse in the emergency department.

By Jill Turck Jill Turck (@jkturck)

I am happy to contribute a story about my experience in the Emergency Department at Mayo Clinic Hospital – Rochester, Saint Marys campus. Every day I’m excited to go to work. When I’m not learning from my clinical coaches, I’m learning from my patients. An experience at Mayo that I will never forget happened one […]

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Tags: Emergency Department Nurse, Nurse, Registered Nurse, Summer III, Summer III Nursing Externship


March 14, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Nursing Really is a Life Changing Career

By Judith Pinkston Judith Pinkston (@judithpinkston)

When people describe the nursing profession, they often use words like altruistic, selfless or philanthropic, but I rarely hear nurses use these words to describe themselves or their work. To me those words seem so deep and powerful, it makes it sound as if we were called to do this work. I think that most of us […]

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March 14, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Full learning opportunity as a Summer III

By Jill Turck 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


February 4, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic in Florida Hospital Expansion

By Andreina Zubizarreta Andreina Zubizarreta (@andrezubi)

                After almost 2 years of construction, the first phase of Mayo Clinic’s hospital expansion in Florida has been completed. The first two units on the new 7th and 8th  floors were added in September 2013. This expansion includes a Progressive Care Unit and a Surgical Unit (General Surgery, Colorectal […]

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Tags: Nurse, Nurse recruitment, Registered Nurse, RN


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