Fairview Health Services

  • RN-Operating Room (up to a $10,000 sign on bonus)

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(12/18/2018 8:49 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Nursing (RN/LPN)
    University of Minnesota Medical Center (East Bank)
    Hours per 2 weeks
    Operating Room
  • Overview

    University of Minnesota Medical Center is the flagship location for University of Minnesota Health, this position will work on the East Bank campus in Minneapolis which serves an all adult patient population.

    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 transplant
    • Blood and marrow transplantation,
    • Heart disease
    • Cancer.

    Surgeries in this unit can include:

    • Neurology
    • Thoracic
    • Cardio vascular
    • Vascular
    • Complex ENT
    • Robotics
    • Gynecology
    • Oncology
    • Urology

    Earliest start time is 6:30am, the latest is 10:30pm.


    This is a full time position, working 80 hours every 2 weeks with rotating day/evening/night shifts, majority of shifts would be days and evenings. This position is benefit eligible. 

    Usually scheduled one weekend per 4 week schedule, this can be a working weekend or on call. On call 1-2 times per week. 

    This position offers up to a $10k sign on bonus. It is prorated based on the FTE and requires a 2 year commitment.


    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 approved student experience or 2 years’ experience as a Surgical Technologist.



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