Fairview Health Services

  • RN Emergency Room

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 8 months ago(1/9/2019 2:56 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Nursing (RN/LPN)
    Nursing-Emergency/Critical Care/Trauma
    University of Minnesota Medical Center West Bank Hospital
    Hours per 2 weeks
    Emergency Room
  • Overview

    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. 


    • 19 beds in the main section and 7 in section two.
    • Provides care to 30,000 patients annually, average 80 daily.
    • 50% of patients are mental health.
    • Multidisciplinary approach to all emergencies.
    • Care delivery team: Board Certified/Eligible ED physicians, RNs, ER Techs, Health Unit Coordinators, Psych Associates, 4-5 patients per RN.

    This position will be working on a casual/as needed basis on the day/evening/night shift, 8 and 12 hour shifts.

    Responsibilities/Job Description

    The registered nurse in the Emergency Department is responsible and accountable for patient assessment, analysis, nursing diagnosis, planning, intervention application, and the identification and evaluation of outcomes for patients of all ages and populations. 


    The scope of practice extends from a patient’s entry into the emergency room, and continues from triage through discharge. Care is centered on patients and families experiencing acute or chronic, actual or potential physical or psychosocial problems. Unique to emergency nursing are processes that require resuscitation and/or stabilization.

    • Provide care to all ages and acuity of patients that seek medical care. Some unique patient populations include pediatrics, sexual assault survivors, psychiatric, trauma, solid organ and blood and marrow transplant, substance abuse.
    • Safely employs (sets-up, utilizes and trouble shoots) the following monitoring devices;

      • Arterial lines
      • Cardiac Monitoring
      • EKGs
      • EtCO2
      • Doppler
    • Manages complex medication and infusion therapies
    • Care for patient undergoing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures/interventions on the unit.
    • Demonstrates ability to safely and accurately operate unit equipment.


    Required Qualifications:

    • BLS
    • Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC), Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC)  Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and PALS certification within one year of hire.
    • 1 year of Emergency Department RN experience required


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • BSN.
    • Certification by the Emergency Nurses Association (CEN) and/or course in advanced trauma nursing (CATN).


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