Fairview Health Services RN NICU in Maplewood, Minnesota
Healtheast and Fairview Health Services is looking for a RN at St. John’s Hospital in Maplewood, MN. This position is 56 hours per two weeks on the Day/Evening shift, for 8 & 12 hour shifts, every third weekend , variable schedule, and is eligible for benefits.
St. John’s Hospital provides offers a warm, inviting atmosphere and caring, personal staff. State of the art technology, combined with the expertise of our specialists, nurses and staff, contribute to our innovative healing environment and compassionate health care delivery. We are committed to providing superior health care to our growing community. Our 184 bed facility offers a wide variety of diagnostic and therapeutic services.
About this Unit:
The Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is a 14 bed level 3 that cares for infants that are 28 weeks gestational age and older. St. John’s NICU offers nasal CPAP and ventilators. In addition to working in the NICU environment, staff RNs will care for couplet in mom’s room, patient ratios are 1-3 for mom and baby. RNs will assess mothers and infants, provide medication administration, assist with breastfeeding and work towards a family’s independence in caring for their baby at home. This position has the opportunity for obtaining RN Certification in Neonatal Nursing (RNC).
The RN serves as the key leader of the interdependent team and is responsible to achieve patient and unit outcomes by coordinating the care for a group of patients. This includes: comprehensive assessment of patient and family needs; identification of outcomes based on the needs assessment; establishing the plan of care; monitoring the progress; and modification of the plan of care as needed.
Demonstrates commitment to principles of the patient care model (Professional Partnership Model) and achieving the HealthEast nursing vision and strategy
Utilizes the nursing process, including assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation, to coordinate outcome focused patient care. Throughout this process, also understands and incorporates holistic nursing theory based on Watson's Theory of Caring aligning with the practice standards of the American Holistic Nurses' Association whenever holistic therapy is offered
Communicates effectively with patient/family, physicians, the interdependent team, and other disciplines regarding the plan of care
Assesses and documents learning needs of the patient and family. Develops an individualized education plan for patients and families based on identified needs
Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements at the point of care to achieve clinical quality, customer experience, nursing engagement, and efficiency and effectiveness outcomes
Complies with regulatory requirements, accreditation standards, board of nursing requirements, patient safety requirements, infection control practices, and other established practice standards, policies, guidelines, and procedures
Coordinates the interdependent team while promoting collaborative teamwork and cooperation
Actively participates in the development and achievement of department goals (safety, cost, quality, patient experience, employee engagement)
Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards
Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements
One year NICU or Special Care Nursery RN experience working in Acute Care Hospital.
Basic Life Support Through Health Care Providers
NRP and 20 hours of documented breastfeeding education obtained within 30 days of hire.
Degree in Nursing
Hmong or Spanish proficiency
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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 2019-36704
Profession Nursing (RN/LPN)
Speciality Nursing-Pediatrics/Children's Hospital/NICU
Location St John's Hospital
Hours per 2 weeks 56
Department Nursery - Level II