Why Mayo Clinic
The nurse intern program is a skills based paid internship for nursing students providing opportunities to gain clinical skills and experience. The program runs for 11 weeks, beginning June 3, 2019, extending into mid-August. Interns rotate weekly to 10 different clinic and hospital departments including those in Eau Claire, Osseo, Menomonie and/or Barron. Departmental rotations will be scheduled 4 of 5 weekdays with optional shadowing experiences and professional development opportunities on the 5th weekday.
The deadline to apply is Monday, December 10, 2018, 5:00pm CST.
Students chosen for consideration based off of their online application, resume and cover letter will receive communication by Wednesday, December 12th requesting additional application materials to meet full program requirements (academic transcript(s), proof of Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, essay questions form, clinical instructor recommendation form).
The Student Nurse Intern provides direct and indirect patient care under the direct supervision of a registered nurse in the appropriate setting across the continuum of care. He/she communicates with the registered nurse about changes in the patient's clinical condition, results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. The student nurse intern is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in the patient's condition or response to treatment. Additionally, the student nurse intern is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision. The American Nurses Association (ANA) Scope and Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics provide a basis for practice.
Clinical experience. Qualified to achieve senior status in a baccalaureate nursing program by Fall 2019 or will have completed two semesters of an ADN program by June 2019. Course work including nursing fundamentals, pharmacology and basic nursing skills.
Flexibility (Works flexible hours, which include days, evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends). Basic computer skills. Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Problem solving, verbal and written communication, and team building. Basic quality improvement concepts and techniques.
License or certification
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification for the Healthcare Provider or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer. Certification must be renewed/obtained and kept current through August 2019.
This position has a predetermined rate of $15.73 per hour.
Hours / Pay period
64 to 72 hours every two week pay period
Day shift; Monday-Friday (4 of 5 days will be spent in a department and the 5th day will be optional for shadowing experiences and professional development opportunities).
Eau Claire, with a metro area of 163,000 is home to the 11,000 students at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire. Strong schools, low crime rate, and a reasonable cost of living may be expected. With an abundance of outdoor activities, Eau Claire was ranked #4 on the list of "Americas best towns" (Outside Magazine, 2015) The city also serves as the retail center for west central Wisconsin and the major metro area of Minneapolis/St. Paul is 90 minutes away. Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire is recognized as a Best Hospital in Northwestern Wisconsin and within the top 10 for Hospitals in Wisconsin (U.S. News & World Report, 2015-2016).
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Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).