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Angie M. Bergsten

Health Systems Engineering Analyst

Angie M. Bergsten: I started out as a medical student really interested in health care. I just wanted to be the provider of the care and touch the patients' lives in that way. I started to see this new aspect to health care, this more behind-the-scenes, the processes, the business. Being here at Mayo Clinic is really living out my dream and being able to touch the patients through the processes and the systems that they are encountering.

 

Having a job that is mentally stimulating and also provides you a great work-life balance really makes all the difference. When you're happy at work, you're just a happier person all the way around.

Salena W. Tong

Information Technology Analyst

Salena W. Tong: You know, I think one of the benefits of IT at Mayo Clinic is not only is there a lot of change but there's also a lot of reward. Mayo has definitely taken care of my career needs. I still am able to find the opportunities within Mayo to stay within the Mayo family. I think that's by far one of the best benefits of working at Mayo Clinic.

It is very rewarding to understand that your IT work is certainly having a direct impact on patient care. And I think that is by far one of the most rewarding aspects of my job, which is very different from doing IT in a different industry.

Charles S. Barmore IV

Medical Technologist

Charles S. Barmore IV: I love science. I love looking at things and trying to figure out how things work and the biological aspects of the body, and how they all function. So, yeah, I guess I am kind of a science geek.

Coming in, I was actually really nervous and really apprehensive about how I was going to do in such a prestigious place, but the people here just make it so much better and make it so much easier to just get in there and start working.

I think Mayo has a great environment for a workplace, and they promote individual thinking. The managers and the supervisors that you have are really, really great about telling you to go ahead and try to push for that, and try to think of new ways of doing things and new ways of improving things.

It does give you a sense of empowerment while you're working to know that you are respected as an employee, you are respected as an individual. It makes it a good place. It makes it fun.

Kyle M. Satterblom, P.A.-C.

Physician Assistant

Kyle M. Satterblom, P.A.-C.: "Where do you work?" "Oh, I work at the Mayo Clinic." That usually gets an eyebrow raised, or somebody turns a head or takes notice because they recognize the name. And the next question is "Well, how's that?" and "What's it like working at Mayo?" There's a certain amount of pride with just working at an institution that's so well renowned as Mayo.

There's a huge variety in my job, especially working with trauma patients, with acute care surgery patients, you really don't know what's going to walk through the door next. There's a certain amount of urgency, there's a certain amount of excitement or adrenaline that kind of comes along with that. I mean, a car accident patient comes in downstairs. We are assessing them within seconds of when they pulled in the door, and there's a whole group of people. And the adrenaline kind of gets going and the goal is to make sure that we care for the patient and manage their life-threatening injuries immediately.

I'm happy with my job. I feel like the role that I'm in, personally, I feel like I was made for it. It's just a good fit.

Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit worldwide leader in patient care, research and education. Working collaboratively and driven by patient needs, more than 55,000 dedicated professionals — across six states and in every medical and surgical specialty — provide solutions and hope to people from all walks of life.

Why pursue a life-changing career at Mayo Clinic? The reasons are many:

  • Mutual respect. Relationships between caregivers and patients — and among staff — at Mayo Clinic are built on a foundation of mutual respect. Whether you're on the front lines of patient care or supporting the work of your colleagues, your efforts are recognized and valued.
  • Benefits. To help you meet your financial goals, safeguard your health and secure your future, we have a competitive compensation program with outstanding benefits.
  • Career mobility. With our broad range of activities, we offer career paths that take advantage of your strengths and fit your interests and skills. Through training and educational programs, including tuition reimbursement, we invest in your personal and professional goals.
  • Culture and people. Our culture of caring first for others is rooted in the ideals of our founders, Drs. William J. Mayo and Charles H. Mayo, who valued teamwork, collegiality, professionalism, mutual respect and a commitment to continual progress.
  • Teamwork. At Mayo Clinic, you'll find a supportive, team-oriented environment that encourages diverse viewpoints. Your opinions are valued as you work together with your colleagues to make decisions and deliver the best outcomes for patients.
  • Empowerment. No matter your position, you can be confident that your voice will be heard — and that you'll be empowered and entrusted to do what is in the patient's best interest.
  • Challenging work. Whether you're helping treat a difficult disease, research new cures, create a healing environment or improve the delivery of care, you'll be continually challenged to innovate and invent.
  • Resources. From state-of-the-art facilities and technologies to colleagues who guide and encourage your growth, we offer all the resources and support you need to perform at your highest level.

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