Fairview Health Services

  • RN Perianesthesia

    Job Locations US-MN-St. Paul
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/26/2018 12:21 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Nursing (RN/LPN)
    St Joseph's Hospital
    Hours per 2 weeks
    Surgery Admitting & Recovery
  • Overview

    Healtheast and Fairview Health Services is looking for a RN at St Joseph’s Hospital in St Paul, MN. This position is 64 hours per two weeks on the Day/Evening shift with weekday call, weekend call and holiday call requirements. This position is eligible for full benefits.


    Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1853, St. Joseph's Hospital in downtown St. Paul, MN is proud to hold the distinction as Minnesota's first hospital. Although much has changed in health care since the hospital's early days, the practice of providing high quality, compassionate care remains constant. From technology to education, family support and spirituality to community outreach, our commitment ensures you’ll always receive high quality, compassionate care. St. Joseph’s Hospital is a member of the University of Minnesota's Family Medicine and Community Health residency program and is Medicare certified.

    • 234 bed Short Term Acute Care Hospital
    • Level 4 trauma center
    • Specializing in Heart Care, Mental Health and Chemical Dependency

    About this position – SAU/PACU

    Working in the SAU/PACU at St. Joseph’s Hospital is an exhilarating and fast paced experience. We are continually changing to keep up with the needs of our patients, families, and employees.  We pride ourselves in delivering the best patient care every day, every time.  If you are open to change and motivated by excellence, then SAU/PACU is for you. 

    • 15 SAU rooms
    • 10 PACU rooms
    • Patient population: Neuro, ortho, spine, cardio, preop patients for open heart surgery 
    • This unit is well laid out, newer equipment, monitors with Capnography (Co2)


    Responsibilities/Job Description

    • 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.
    • Performs other responsibilities as needed/assigned.



    • Associate’s Degree in Nursing
    • Valid RN Licensure from MN Board of Nursing
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) from American Heart Association
    • Valid Basic Life Support(BLS)
    • Two years recent RN PACU or ICU experience



    • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing


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