Fairview Health Services RN Orthopedics (Will consider new grads) in Minneapolis, Minnesota


At University of Minnesota Medical Center - West Bank Campus we are committed to providing exceptional healthcare in a setting where we specialize in innovation. We continually strive to improve our patients' lives by delivering superior outcomes using groundbreaking technology and treatments while balancing patients' needs.

Our partnership with the University of Minnesota Medical School and University of Minnesota Physicians provides the platform to specialize in breakthrough treatments, surgical techniques, lifesaving therapies and to train tomorrow's physicians. Clinical trials advance our clinical services, bringing the very newest ideas in patient care.

We are conveniently located on the West Bank of the Mississippi River near downtown Minneapolis.

  • 24 Beds.

  • Primarily orthopedics with med/surg overflow.

  • Total joint replacements and revisions, specialized orthopedic procedures such as limb lengthening, orthopedic tumor removals, amputations.

  • Work closely with Orthopedic Surgeons, Residents, NP, Infectious Disease Specialists, and Hospitalists, as well as PT/OT team.

  • Team supported by Nurse Manager, Clinical Nurse Specialist and Clinical Development Specialist.

  • Care delivery team: RN & NST on all shifts. Average 3-4 patients on Day/Eve shift, 5-6 on night shift.

  • New graduate nurses considered.

This position is benefit eligible.

This position works 56 hours in a 2 week period, 8 hour shifts, including every other weekend on the rotating evening/night shift.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The Registered Nurse position is responsible for providing professional nursing care for patients following established standards and practices on a busy, fast-paced orthopedic floor. Assists physicians and staff in coordinating patient care.

Provides care to adult orthopedic patients with complex medical conditions which require close observation, monitoring and interventions.

  • Safely employs (sets-up, utilizes and trouble shoots) the following monitoring devices including but not limited to:

  • CPM

  • Traction

  • Cryocuffs

  • Braces

  • Manages complex medication and infusion therapies

  • Care for patient undergoing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures/interventions on the unit



  • MN RN License

  • BLS


  • 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 2018-25417

Profession Nursing (RN/LPN)

Speciality Nursing-Medical Surgical

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center West Bank Hospital

Shift evening/night

Hours per 2 weeks 56

Department Ortho 8A