Fairview Health Services RN - Peri Operative Care 665 in Hibbing, Minnesota

Overview

This posting is an increase to an existing position by one shift equals 56-64 hours per pay period.

Provides peri-anesthesia nursing care to patients undergoing operative or other invasive procedures in the Same Day Surgery, PACU and Radiology departments. Strong critical care skills, experience with conscious sedation and the ability to act quickly in an emergency are some of the attributes needed for this position. RN demonstrates competency with IV insertion and maintenance. RN provides patient and family education ensuring understanding. RN provides emotional support to patients and families during these high anxiety events in their lives. The RN works collaboratively with anesthesiologists, surgeons and radiologists. The RN is expected to be able to function independently with tasks such as feeding tube, foley catheter, and transport of critical patients. Current knowledge of medications, including anesthetic agents is a must. The RN must maintain a professional composure in a fast paced, detail oriented environment presenting a calm demeanor to the patient and family at all times.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Performs a total systems assessment according to established policies (including physical, psychosocial and spiritual data) upon admission, as well as ongoing assessments.

  • Analyzes assessment data, identifies problems and develops the plan of care in collaboration with the patient, significan other and resource personnel.

  • Provides age specific direct patient care in collaboration with all disciplines according to standards of care.

  • Recognizes and reports adverse patient condition to the physician in a timely manner.

Qualifications

Current Minnesota RN licensure. Current BLS, ACLS and PALS certification, 1-3 years SDS/PACU experience. Critical Care Course or previous pertinent critical care experience. If no applicants meet the position qualifications, consideration will be given to those who have: Current Minnesota RN licensure. Current BLS, ACLS and PALS certification or obtain within 3 months of hire, minimum of one-year acute care experience. Preference given to nurse with previous SDS/PACU experience within the last 5 years.

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Fairview Range is a family of medical providers based in Hibbing, and includes Fairview Range Medical Center, Fairview Mesaba Clinics (with locations in Hibbing, Nashwauk and Mountain Iron), home care, hospice and a medical supply provider. Fairview Range offers more than 60 medical services, including ENT, surgery, urology, occupational therapy, cardiac rehabilitation, radiation therapy, sleep lab, sports medicine and obstetrics/gynecology, and also owns Fairview Range Greenview Residence, a memory care facility, located on the medical campus.

Through Fairview Range, you are connected to the most comprehensive health care network in northeastern Minnesota. We bring the finest physicians and caring staff together with the latest technology, newest equipment and facilities in the region.

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

Requisition ID 2018-27359

Profession Nursing

Speciality Nursing-Perioperative/OR

Location Fairview Regional Medical Center – Hibbing, MN

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 64

Department 665 - Post Anesthesia