Fairview Health Services

  • Nursing Station Technician Orthopaedics

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(12/7/2018 9:33 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)
    Clinical Support Staff
    University of Minnesota Medical Center West Bank Hospital
    Hours per 2 weeks
    Ortho 8A
  • Overview

    At the 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 orthopaedics with med/surg overflow.
    • Total joint replacements and revisions, specialized orthopaedic procedures such as limb lengthening, orthopedic tumor removals, amputations.
    • Work closely with Orthopaedic 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. 

    This position works 40 hours in a 2 week pay period on the evening shift, 8 hour shifts, every other weekend. This position is benefit eligible.

    Responsibilities/Job Description

    The Nursing Station Technician is a hybrid position consisting of both Nursing Assistant and Health Unit Coordinator roles to deliver direct patient care and administrative duties.

    In this role, you will work under the direct supervision of a professional nurse to demonstrate excellent customer service, teamwork and communication skills with patients, families, and the healthcare team on a fasted paced unit. Other job duties include:

    • Patient care such as personal hygiene, vitals, daily activities, repositioning, transporting, and feeding
    • Maintaining unit desk area functions such as answering phones, processing admissions, discharging and transferring forms, transcribing orders, assembling patient charts and ordering tests
    • Setting up and maintaining patient rooms
    • Ordering and stocking of supplies



    • Active status on the Nursing Assistant Registry and
    • Current Basic Life Support Certification by their first day



    • Previous Health Unit Coordinator, Nursing Assistant, or related experience.


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