Fairview Health Services RN Med/Surg Cardiac Telemetry in Maplewood, Minnesota

Overview

Healtheast and Fairview Health Services is looking for a RN at St. John’s Hospital in Maplewood, MN. This position is 48 hours per two weeks on the Day and Evening shift, for 8 hour shifts, Variable schedule, and is eligible for benefits.

St. John’s Hospital provides offers a warm, inviting atmosphere and caring, personal staff. State of the art technology, combined with the expertise of our specialists, nurses and staff, contribute to our innovative healing environment and compassionate health care delivery. We are committed to providing superior health care to our growing community. Our 184 bed facility offers a wide variety of diagnostic and therapeutic services.

This is a 33 bed Heart Care unit with rapid turnaround for patients that stay on average for 2.5 days. Patients will discharge to Heart Clinic next door. Typical patients have observable chest pain, ruling out anything cardiac, stress tests, and if negative they send home. If positive cardiac abnormalities, they will send to St. Joe’s in an ambulance. Most are stable unless more acute like congestive heart failure. This includes stroke patients, cardiac drips, and alcohol withdrawal. RNs will identify rhythms and determine next steps for patients.

Responsibilities/Job Description

In this role, you will achieve patient and unit outcomes by coordinating the care for a group of patients. Depending on the unit, you will be working with:

  • Holistic Nursing Theory

  • Patient Education and Coordinating Care

  • Blood draws and Lab draws

  • Therapy plans and treatment

  • Telemetry monitoring

  • Accessing Ports, PICCs, and Feeding tubes

  • Discharge planning

  • Passing meds, checking vitals, reviewing labs

  • Opportunity for obtaining certifications such as Med/Surg, Ortho, or Chemo cert.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • One year Acute Care RN experience on Tele Unit

  • Basic Life Support Through Health Care Providers

  • Degree in Nursing

  • RN License

Preferred qualifications:

  • BSN degree

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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 2018-22757

Profession Nursing (RN/LPN)

Speciality Nursing-Cardiac/Cardiopulmonaty

Location St John's Hospital

Shift day/evening

Hours per 2 weeks 48

Department Medical Surgery - Heart Care