Fairview Ridges Hospital is licensed for 150 beds and is located in the twin cities southern suburb of Burnsville, MN. Ridges Hospital serves a wide geographic area in which growth is still occurring while remaining a community based hospital.
We have a great opportunity for an RN to gain experience working with a wide variety of patients working in our Float Pool. As well as be a part of our award winning, caring and committed staff in delivering patient and family centered care. Float Pool RN’s at Fairview Ridges will support various units such as; medical, surgical, cardiac, oncology, orthopedics, spine, and post-partum.
This position is 60 hours in two weeks or a .75 FTE, p.m. shift, 12 hour shifts working 7 pm to 7 am and includes working every third weekend
The registered nurse is responsible for providing patient and family centered nursing care following established standards, professional practice guidelines and MN Nurse Practice act. The nurse will have an essential role in coordinating care with physicians, care coordinators, patients, and families and delegates responsibilities as appropriate. RN in the Float pool will cross train to post op surgical, oncology, and complex medical patients. Epic is used for computerized medical records charting. Float pool RN is assigned to work in various units to fill vacancies of the regularly scheduled staff, i.e. vacations, ill calls, leaves. Must be able to pass telemetry competency.
Physical Demands: Standing, walking, reaching above shoulders, reaching waist level, reaching below knee, climbing, lifting above shoulders <10-20 lbs., lifting waist level 35 lbs., lifting below knee 35 lbs., writing, pushing, hearing, squat/kneeling, repetitive actions, keyboarding, speaking, seeing/visual.
Mental Demands: Frequent people contact, irregular work schedule, supervisory skills, detailed work, frequent interruptions, decision making skills, concentration, ability to work independent, multiple concurrent tasks, frequent deadlines, organizational skills, ability to work well with others.