Fairview Health Services

RN Emergency Department

Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(6/30/2020 3:27 PM)
Requisition ID
2020-52865
Profession
Nursing (RN/LPN)
Speciality
Nursing-Emergency/Critical Care/Trauma
Location
University of Minnesota Medical Center (East Bank)
Shift
night
Hours per 2 weeks
60
Department
Emergency Room

Overview

University of Minnesota Medical Center is the flagship location for University of Minnesota Health, and is comprised of two hospitals and dozens of adult specialty clinics on both the East and West banks of the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis.

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 and blood and marrow transplantation, heart disease and cancer. 

Emergency services at University of Minnesota Medical Center provides prompt, quality care around the clock, when you are faced with medical or behavioral emergencies. 

Our emergency team partners with the full spectrum of medical specialties and ancillary services including anesthesiology, intensive care, cardiology, neurosurgery, orthopaedic surgery, radiology, rehabilitation and surgery. 

Emergency Services:

  • 20 beds in the main section and 7 low acuity.
  • Provides care to 30,000 patients annually, average 80 daily.
  • Cath lab, stroke center, trauma center
  • Multidisciplinary approach to all emergencies.
  • Care delivery team: Board Certified/Eligible ED physicians, RNs, ER Techs, ED Specialists, 3-5 patients per RN.

This position will be working 60 hours every two weeks on the night shift.  You will be working 12 hour shifts and every third weekend.  The position is eligible for benefits.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Triage patients effectively according to policies, laws, and resources.
  • Uses the nursing process to provide care for any patient presenting to the department. An individualized plan of care is developed in collaboration with patient, family and healthcare team to support the physical and emotional needs of a wide variety of ill// injured patients.
  • Prioritizes the care of multiple patients with varied presentations.
  • Initiates timely interventions to prevent, correct, or minimize risks to the patient.
  • Collaborates with the patient, family and healthcare team to develop and execute a plan of care to address patient presentations to the ED including illnesses and injuries in all age groups.
  • Provides effective and timely patient/family education related to treatment plan.
  • Recognizes and responds to subtle or rapid changes in patient status.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Current MN RN license
  • BLS
  • Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC), Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC)  Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and PALS certification within one year of hire.
  • 6 months of Med Surg experience required.

 

Preferred:

  • 1 year of Emergency Department, peds or critical care experience
  • BSN
  • Certification by the Emergency Nurses Association (CEN) and/or course in advanced trauma nursing (CATN).

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