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Fairview Health Services RN-Pulmonary Specialty Procedure in Maplewood, Minnesota

Responsibilities/Job Description

Provides patient care to clients in ambulatory setting and clinic settings. Works closely with pulmonary physicians by providing monitoring and sedation for diagnostic and therapeutic bronchoscopy procedures. Provides patient support in the clinic setting in the nurse navigator role. Responsible for delivery of quality patient care in accordance with established standards of practice.

  • Utilizes nursing process by: planning, implementing and evaluating care given to assigned patients.

  • Assists physicians with bronchoscopy procedures including sedation and monitoring, and occasional admission/discharging of outpatients.

  • Provides occasional pre and post procedural recovery care for patients in the procedural suite.

  • Documents and reports patient progress in a clear concise manner accurately reflecting patient response and outcome.

  • Collaborates with patient/family to prioritize patient needs, problems and goals; intervenes or refers as appropriate.

  • Monitors, trends and records patient response to disease, illness and treatment.

  • Applies specialized expertise to solve problems, generate ideas, plan care, teach and create new services.

  • Anticipates future needs of the patient and educates or refers to appropriate sources. Ensures patient's understanding of educational resources.

  • Tracks appointments and referrals including support services and communicates to clinics and primary care about services and patient needs.

  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards.

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements.

  • Performs other responsibilities as needed/assigned.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • 2 years critical care experience including experience including providing conscious sedation

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing

  • Current RN License

  • Basic Life Support

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Preferred:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

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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 2019-29838

Profession Nursing (RN/LPN)

Speciality Nursing-Specialty Care/Other

Location St John's Hospital

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 40

Department Intensivists

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