Fairview Health Services RN Ortho in Minneapolis, Minnesota


  • 24 Beds.

  • Primarily orthopedics with med/surg overflow.

  • Total joint replacements and revisions, specialized orthopedic procedures such as limb lengthening, orthopedic tumor removals, amputations.

  • Work closely with Orthopedic Surgeons, Residents, NP, Infectious Disease Specialists, and Hospitalists, as well as PT/OT team.

  • Team supported by Nurse Manager, Clinical Nurse Specialist and Clinical Development Specialist.

  • Care delivery team: RN & NST on all shifts. Average 3-4 patients on Day/Eve shift, 5-6 on night shift.

  • New graduate nurses considered, BSN preferred.

Responsibilities/Job Description


Provides care to adult orthopedic patients with complex medical conditions which require close observation, monitoring and interventions.

  • Safely employs (sets-up, utilizes and trouble shoots) the following monitoring devices including but not limited to:

  • CPM

  • Traction

  • Cryocuffs

  • Braces

  • Manages complex medication and infusion therapies

  • Care for patient undergoing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures/interventions on the unit



  • MN RN License

  • Once current year of Med Surg experience in a hospital setting

  • BLS


  • BSN

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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 2018-22110

Profession Nursing (RN/LPN)

Speciality Nursing-Specialty Care/Other

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center West Bank Hospital

Shift day/evening/night

Hours per 2 weeks 56

Department Ortho 8A