Fairview Health Services is searching for enthusiastic RNs looking for a rewarding career in our busy Outpatient Observation Unit located at our Edina, Minnesota campus. This is a night position, 8 hour shifts, every other weekend. Benefit eligible.
The Observation Unit RN at Fairview Southdale Hospital cares for adult patients with a wide range of medical needs including conditions such as chest pain, back pain, gastroenteritis, as well as post-procedural and post-surgical patients. This 18-bed unit is fast-paced with an average length of patient stay of less than 24 hours. The unit is focused on continuously improving processes in order to provide an exceptional patient and family experience as well as improve patient flow.
About This Position:
The department is fast paced with many different types of patient populations. Patients are managed by both hospitalists as well as surgeons & interventionists; specialties consulted when needed.
The culture is one of teamwork & collaboration between ALL members of the team. We have daily huddles with RNs, MDs, Social Work & PT/OT to make sure each team member is working towards the same goal for the patients. The team is very patient centered with Bedside Shift Report, a focus on communication with patient using Care Boards, and a goal to always answer call lights timely for patient satisfaction. Our culture is to give the best care to our patients in the shortest amount of time that is safe & effective for the patient
The Registered Nurse is responsible for the assessment, planning, delivery, and evaluation of nursing care for all assigned patient population(s). The RN is responsible for performing these responsibilities in accordance with all policy, procedures, professional practice guidelines and the MN Nurse Practice Act. The RN coordinates care with members of the health care team and delegates responsibilities to others as appropriate.
Active MN RN License
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare provider certification.
Communicate with and educate patients and families who come from a diverse background.
Charge Nurse and preceptor experience preferred
Other Required Skills
Good customer service
Adapt to an every changing environment.
Must practice on-stage and off-stage behaviors consistently and appropriately.
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.
Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider netwo...rk and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.