Fairview Health Services

RN Outpatient Observation

Job Locations US-MN-Edina
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 5 days ago(7/29/2020 3:54 PM)
Requisition ID
Nursing (RN/LPN)
Nursing-Medical Surgical
Fairview Southdale Hospital
Hours per 2 weeks
Outpatient Observational Unit



Fairview Health Services is searching for enthusiastic RNs looking for a rewarding career in our busy Outpatient Observation Unit located at our Edina, Minnesota campus. This is an evening position, 8 hour shifts, every other weekend.  Benefit eligible.


The Observation Unit RN at Fairview Southdale Hospital cares for adult patients with a wide range of medical needs including conditions such as chest pain, back pain, gastroenteritis, as well as post-procedural and post-surgical patients.  This 18-bed unit is fast-paced with an average length of patient stay of less than 24 hours. The unit is focused on continuously improving processes in order to provide an exceptional patient and family experience as well as improve patient flow. 


About This Position:

  • The department is fast paced with many different types of patient populations. Patients are managed by both hospitalists as well as surgeons & interventionists; specialties consulted when needed. 
  • The culture is one of teamwork & collaboration between ALL members of the team. We have daily huddles with RNs, MDs, Social Work & PT/OT to make sure each team member is working towards the same goal for the patients.  The team is very patient centered with Bedside Shift Report, a focus on communication with patient using Care Boards, and a goal to always answer call lights timely for patient satisfaction.  Our culture is to give the best care to our patients in the shortest amount of time that is safe & effective for the patient

Responsibilities/Job Description

The Registered Nurse is responsible for the assessment, planning, delivery, and evaluation of nursing care for all assigned patient population(s). The RN is responsible for performing these responsibilities in accordance with all policy, procedures, professional practice guidelines and the MN Nurse Practice Act. The RN coordinates care with members of the health care team and delegates responsibilities to others as appropriate.



Required Qualifications:

  • Active MN RN License
  • Current licensure in good standing.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare provider certification.
  • Communicate with and educate patients and families who come from a diverse background.

Preferred Qualifications

  • BSN
  • One year of acute care RN Observation unit experience. 
  • Charge Nurse and preceptor experience preferred

Other Required Skills

  • Good customer service
  • Adapt to an every changing environment.
  • Must practice on-stage and off-stage behaviors consistently and appropriately.





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