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 a RN Resource in 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 RNs at Fairview Ridges will support various units such as; medical, surgical, cardiac, oncology, orthopedics, spine, and post-partum.
The RN Resource Float Pool position is 56 hours in two weeks or a .7 FTE, night shift, 8 hour shifts including working every other weekend.
Working 5 pm to 1:30 am during the week (M-TH)
Weekends may look like this: Friday/Saturday - 7am to 3:30 pm; Sunday - 5pm to 1:30 am
Shifts may be on the floor
Position reports to Nurse Manager or Patient Care Supervisor
Nursing care team model includes RN and NA/NST on all shifts, supported by Advance practice nurse, Clinical education specialist, telemetry techs, social workers, pharmacy, and care coordinators.
Oriented to support all patient care areas of the hospital with the exception of Labor Delivery, NICU and Surgery.
Future opportunity to orient to ER, ICU, LD or Pediatrics may exist
We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package
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.
The position is fast paced, requires critical thinking and partnering with unit staff and medical providers to provide excellence in patient care and offers many learning opportunities.
MN RN licensure by start date
BLS for health care providers
1 year of acute care RN experience in a hospital setting
Training in arrhythmia monitoring and basic EKG interpretation is required or need to train and pass upon hire
Excellent critical thinking skills
Strong communication skills both in person and via phone/emails
Comfortable using computers
Must be able to work in a team environment and delegate
Comfortable floating to different departments and working on the floor
Experience working in a team and delegating
Experience working in a support role (if no experience as an RN) NA, PCA, NST or similar in an acute care setting
Work experience in a float pool or floating
Familiarity with EPIC
BSN or willingness to obtain in the near future
Excellent customer service
Must be adaptable to an ever changing environment and practice on-stage and off-stage behaviors consistently.
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.
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, ...Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.