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

Overview

University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital is located on the west bank of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. We provide a broad range of pediatric programs from surgery, imaging and neonatal and pediatric intensive care to cardiac and oncology (cancer care) services and blood and marrow and organ transplantation.

Our clinical staff apply innovative approaches to creating medical breakthroughs based their work with patients and on findings through research at the University of Minnesota. This has led to several firsts, including the first successful pediatric blood marrow transplant, infant heart transplant in Minnesota and cochlear ear implant surgery for a child.

Through teamwork and collaboration, we respectfully address the physical, emotional, cultural and spiritual needs of pediatric patients and their families. Our compassionate, innovative approach has repeatedly received national recognition. In 2018, five medical specialties at University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital were ranked on U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Children’s Hospitals” list—more than any other children’s hospital in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. This is the 11 th consecutive year that our hospital has received national honors from U.S. News & World Report.

Newborn Family Care Center-Labor and Delivery/Postpartum:

  • 24 beds Mom/Baby private rooms – couplet Care – Baby Friendly certified.

  • RN’s must be BCLS and NRP certified, previous experience preferred.

  • Care delivery team: RN and NST/NA. Average of 3 couplets day/evening shift, 4 couples night shift.

  • Professional growth encouraged in professional certifications and/or IBCLC.

  • Inpatient Lactation Consultant on unit.

  • Classes on parenting, pregnancy, prenatal and infant care provided by Amma Parenting Center. New Born Loss available through the Fairview system.

  • New graduate Nurse positions (RN) are available.

  • Newborn IV antibiotic administration.

Care for both low and high risk maternity patients. Must be able to care for postpartum and newborn infants. Responsible for the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of nursing care for all assigned patient population.

This position will be working 64 hours every two weeks on the night shift, 8 hour shifts, every other weekend. The position is eligible for benefits.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Provides ante partum, intra care, and post partum care for pregnant patients and care to the newly born infant.

  • Manages complex medication and infusion therapies

  • Knowledge of medications and infusions such as, but not limited to:

  • Immunoglobulin therapy

  • Epidural infusions

  • Cervical ripening agents

  • Pitocin infusions

  • Regional analgesia

  • Epidural and intrathecal infusions

  • Tocolytic therapy

  • Methergine and hemabate injections

  • Insulin infusions

  • Cytotec therapy

  • Knowledge of patient monitoring such as, but not limited to:

  • Cardiac/telemetry monitoring

  • Fetal monitoring

  • Defibrillator

  • Knowledge and skill in the nursing role when caring for patients undergoing the following procedures/interventions:Circumcisions

  • Cesarean sections

  • Vacuum and forceps assisted deliveries

  • Newborn deliveries

  • Ultrasound

  • Percutaneous umbilical blood sampling

  • Fern and amnisure tests

  • BiliChecks

  • Newborn hearing screening

Qualifications

Required:

  • MN RN license

  • BLS for healthcare providers

Preferred:

  • 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 2018-26676

Profession Nursing (RN/LPN)

Speciality Nursing-Labor & Delivery/Post-Partum

Location The Birthplace at Univesity of MN Masonic Children's Hospital

Shift night

Hours per 2 weeks 64

Department Post Partum