Fairview Health Services RN-Operating Room in Minneapolis, Minnesota


University of Minnesota Medical Center is the flagship location for University of Minnesota Health, and is comprised of two hospitals and dozens of adult specialty clinics on both the East and West banks of the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis.

This location offers the widest range of hospital and clinical services provided through University of Minnesota Health. Complete services range from primary care, emergency care and the delivery of thousands of babies each year, to care of patients with the most complex conditions. Areas of specialization include solid organ and blood and marrow transplantation, heart disease and cancer.

This is a casual position and will help cover LOA's, vacations and sick calls with a very flexible schedule.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Demonstrates the ability to establish an environment of safety for the surgical patient

  • Implements protective measures prior to operative or invasive procedure.

  • Confirms identity before the operative or invasive procedure

  • Verifies operative procedure, surgical site and laterality

  • Applies safety devices

  • Implements protective measures to prevent skin or tissue injury due to thermal, mechanical, electrical and chemical sources.

  • Performs required counts.

  • Manages specimen handling and disposition.

Demonstrates the ability to assess, diagnose, implement and evaluate treatments and procedures that contribute to the physiological stability of the surgical patient.

  • Applies principles of aseptic technique while establishing and maintaining sterile fields

  • Performs skin preparations

  • Ensures perioperative environmental sanitation

  • Monitors for wound contamination

  • Classifies the surgical wound

May serve as a circulator or scrub during operative procedures. Demonstrates knowledge about the psychologic, sociologic, and spiritual responses of patients and their families to the operative or other invasive procedure.



  • MN RN licensure required.

  • BLS

  • Minimum of 1 year OR RN experience, or completion of an approved Periop 101 program, or 2 years’ experience as a Surgical Technologist.

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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 2018-27511

Profession Nursing (RN/LPN)

Speciality Nursing-Perioperative/OR

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center (East Bank)

Shift day/evening/night

Hours per 2 weeks casual

Department Operating Room