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Press Ganey NDNQI Award

The Department of Nursing at Mayo Clinic's campus in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, received the 2014 National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI) Award for Outstanding Nursing Quality from Press Ganey.

Nurse Residency Program for 2016:

  • Applications accepted: Oct. 13-15, 2015
  • Program start date: Feb. 22, 2016

The Nurse Residency Program at Mayo Clinic's campus in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, is a full-time registered nurse position with a one-year orientation program that assists you in transitioning from a new graduate to a fully competent, professional nurse at Mayo Clinic.

This residency program provides a collaborative learning environment in which you have the opportunity to refine your nursing skills, enhance your knowledge, and develop new personal and professional relationships.

Two full-time nursing educational specialists are dedicated to leading the Nurse Residency Program, which uses an educational design that takes a comprehensive and innovative approach to learning. These program leaders work collaboratively with nurse managers, supervisors, unit-based educators and other nursing colleagues at Mayo Clinic to foster and support your professional growth.

We invite you to begin your life-changing career in the Nurse Residency Program at Mayo Clinic.

Nursing at Mayo Clinic

Our nursing vision is to provide nursing care through evidence-based practice, education and research.

This vision is supported by living the Mayo Clinic nursing mission:

  • Delivering healing care for every patient every day, enhanced by relationships based on effective communication, collaboration and mutual respect
  • Providing educational opportunities in clinical nursing and professional development for nursing staff, affiliated students and faculty, as well as regional, national and international nursing colleagues
  • Improving patient care and advancing the discipline of nursing through theory-driven research and by incorporating findings into practice