Join our Department of Nursing
Through the power of collaboration, Mayo Clinic Health System brings the knowledge of Mayo Clinic to local communities and is consistently recognized among the best health care systems in the nation. You'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect and — most importantly — a life-changing career.
We serve the health care needs of more than half a million people a year, close to their homes in southern Minnesota, western Wisconsin and northern Iowa. Our locations range in size from regional, urban medical centers with hospitals and specialty clinics to smaller primary care clinics nestled in rural communities.
Why choose a nursing career at Mayo Clinic Health System
For those who prefer a more intimate, locally focused work environment, we offer deeply rewarding nursing career opportunities. Our nurses work in every medical and surgical setting — hospital, rehab center, hospice, outpatient clinic, surgical center, laboratory — and in all specialty areas. They're educated to provide care that considers patients and their families in a holistic manner, including support systems and physical, psychological and social needs.
We offer multiple career opportunities for nursing professionals with various degrees of education, including a vocational certificate, or an associate, bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree.
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Contributions of professional nurses include:
- Participating in shared decision-making on the unit and in departmental and organizational committees
- Leading, participating in and disseminating evidence-based nursing practices that yield safe, high-quality patient care
- Partnering with interdisciplinary teams to drive change that improves patient care
- Committing to process simplifications that remove barriers to excellent care
- Implementing and using new technology to meet patient needs
- Conducting research to improve patient care
Learn more about the scope of practice and types of nurses.
Read more about nursing and its contributions to patient care on our Hometown Health blog.
DAISY stands for Diseases Attacking the Immune System. The DAISY Award is part of the DAISY Foundation's program to recognize the "super-human" efforts nurses perform.
Mayo Clinic Health System is among more than 5,000 health care facilities and schools of nursing in all 50 states and 33 other countries and territories to recognize nurses using the DAISY program.
Magnet Recognition Program®
ANCC Magnet Recognition® is the highest and most prestigious international distinction that a health care organization can receive. The Northwest Wisconsin region recently applied for Magnet Recognition®, and other locations will be applying in the future.
Working at Mayo Clinic Health System means you'll be part of a team that is committed to superior nursing processes and patient care, resulting in the highest levels of safety, quality and satisfaction among nurses and patients alike.
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic Health System has a long-standing commitment to the principles of equal employment opportunity. Applications will be considered regardless of race, creed, color, age, religion, national origin, disability, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic that is or may be a legally prohibited basis for employment decisions.