Fairview Health Services RN-Emergency Department in Burnsville, Minnesota


Fairview Health Services is looking for a RN in our Emergency Department at Fairview Ridges Hospital located in Burnsville, just 20 minutes south of Minneapolis, MN near the 35E and 35 W conjunctions. The hospital has been providing state-of-the art care and community services to the residents of the scenic Minnesota Valley since 1984. This is a night position, 8 hour shifts with every other weekend. Benefit eligible. May have opportunity to pick up shifts.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • The department is a Level 3 Trauma Center. We have 45 beds and a yearly census of approximately 66,000 and growing! Team members include Board Certified Emergency Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, Registered Nurses, ER Techs, Health Unit Coordinators, transport, and Case Managers.

  • Emergency Department Registered Nurses provide emergency nursing care for a diversified population of all age distributions (infant to geriatrics) and all problem types in a very busy Emergency Room.

  • The Fairview Ridges (located in Burnsville, MN) ER processes 66,000 cases per year, with an average of 181 patients seen daily. The position duties include assessment, care planning, interventions, and teaching. New positions added due to volumes/growth.

  • The patient population served by the Emergency Department consists of newborn, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients requiring or seeking medical care. Twenty percent of our ED volume is pediatric.

  • 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.


Required Qualifications

  • Current MN RN licensure

  • 1 year of Emergency Department, pediatric/ adult critical care, or telemetry nursing RN experience

  • Requires ability to provide written validation of current basic life support competency

  • Ability to provide current ACLS certification within 30 days of hire

  • ENPC (Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course) and TNCC (Trauma Nurse Core Course) will be required of all staff within the first year of employment. CEN and CPEN strongly encouraged

  • Strong computer skills

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, with a diverse patient population

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BSN

  • Emergency Department RN experience strongly preferred.

  • Certification by the board of Certification for Emergency Nursing as a CEN, or CPEN (and/or course in advanced trauma nursing (ATCN).) Strike this

Other Required Skills

  • Good customer service

  • Adapt to an every changing environment.

  • Must practice on-stage and off-stage behaviors consistently and appropriately.

Desired Skills

  • Demonstrate the ability to work under stress in a variety of situations

  • Ability to exercise independent judgment

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 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 network 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.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-20623

Profession Nursing (RN/LPN)

Speciality Nursing-Emergency/Critical Care/Trauma

Location Fairview Ridges Hospital

Shift night

Hours per 2 weeks 48

Department Emergency Room