Fairview Health Services RN Perianesthesia in Edina, Minnesota

Overview

Join our engaged team where excellent patient care and customer service are our top priorities! We are looking for a dynamic RN to support our busy and fast paced Perianesthesia departments at Fairview Southdale Hospital, located in Edina, Minnesota. The RN is responsible for the assessment, planning, delivery, and evaluation of nursing care of all assigned Perianesthesia patients. Coordinates care with members of the health care team and delegates responsibilities to others as appropriate, while following policy, procedures and professional practice guidelines.

We have a casual hour position which allows someone to pick up shifts in advance or last minute, mainly day and evening shifts available. Includes various start times between 530 am and as late as 300 pm . Casual hour work requirement is must work 192 hours per calendar year.

  • Position reports to Nurse manager with assistance by Patient Care supervisor, educator, and advance practice nurse

  • Averaging 20,000 surgical cases per year ages 12-adult

  • Inpatient and outpatient departments are served by 28 combined PACU bays, and 25 Pre-op/Phase II bays.

  • Typical cases include: Ortho, OB/GYN, Neurology, Urology, ENDO/GI, ENT, heart, vascular and general surgery.

  • Competitive compensation

Responsibilities/Job Description

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Pre and post op phone calls, pre-op assessment and admission, assisting with procedures, administering conscious sedation

  • Nursing care for patients in altered state of consciousness, including advanced airway and ventilator management, hemodynamic monitoring, drug administration and comfort management

  • Knowledge of anesthetic agents, narcotic analgesics and cardiovascular drugs

  • Ability to provide discharge instructions to patients and families of different cultures from ages 12-adult

Qualifications

Required:

  • Current MN RN License or by start date

  • Current BLS and ACLS certification with American Heart Association as a Health Care Provider

  • Must have 1 year work experience as RN in an acute care setting

  • Must have work experience as RN in Perianesthesia, including experience with advanced airways and telemetry

  • EPIC proficiency

  • Ability to transport patients to units within and outside of the department

  • Flexibility in schedule including rotating day/evening shifts Holiday, weekend and night call hours

  • Strong communication skills and customer service skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Desire to provide excellent clinical care and willingness to collaborate with inpatient and outpatient areas

  • Ability to meet RN casual hours requirements of working 192 hours per calendar year

  • Willingness to obtain Bachelors degree, if not already obtained.

  • Preferred:

  • 3 years’ experience as RN with Adult patients in PACU - Perianestheisa acute care setting

  • Perianesthesia certification

  • BSN

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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 2018-24213

Profession Nursing (RN/LPN)

Speciality Nursing-Emergency/Critical Care/Trauma

Location Fairview Southdale Hospital

Shift day/evening

Hours per 2 weeks casual

Department Pre & Post Op Care