Fairview Health Services Staffing Specialist in Edina, Minnesota


Fairview Health Services is looking for a Staffing Specialist based out of the Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina, Minnesota. This is a part time, 48 hours every two weeks, benefit eligible position. This is a night position with 12 hour shifts that requires the availability to work every third weekend.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The staffing specialists are Responsible for meeting the daily staffing needs of the patient care units utilizing human resources effectively so that patient care needs are met. Utilizes the staffing grid in compliance with hospital policies, the department manager’s budget and the staffing plan. Serves in a staff support position to nursing leadership. Works in a cooperative manner with leaders and employees to ensure the staff are present to provide safe staff-to-patient ratios or to meet fixed staffing requirements. Acts as timekeeper for the electronic time keeping system.

  • Creates and maintains accurate staff schedules within guidelines set by policies, union contract, department guidelines and human resources policies.

  • Acts as a timekeeper for the electronic time keeping system.

  • Makes daily staffing adjustments as needed.

  • Track and report departmental data.

  • Ensures that necessary information regarding staffing issues are relayed appropriately to Nurse Managers, staffing office leadership, Administrative Nursing Supervisors and other designated leadership as appropriate.

  • Participates in department and system quality improvement projects as assigned.


Preferred Qualifications

  • One to three years of staffing experience in a health care setting

Other Required Skills

  • High level of communication and problem solving skills

  • Ability to use PC, network applications and staffing software applications

  • Ability to organize details

  • Ability to work independently and multi-task while providing excellent customer service to all levels of staff, outside agencies and contracts

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 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.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-22654

Profession Non-Clinical Support Staff

Speciality Administrative/Clerical/Customer Service

Location Fairview Southdale Hospital

Shift evening/night

Hours per 2 weeks 48

Department Staffing