Fairview Health Services RN Pediatric Intesive Care Unit in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Overview

University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital is located on the west bank of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. We provide a broad range of pediatric programs from surgery, imaging and neonatal and pediatric intensive care to cardiac and oncology (cancer care) services and blood and marrow and organ transplantation.

Our clinical staff apply innovative approaches to creating medical breakthroughs based their work with patients and on findings through research at the University of Minnesota. This has led to several firsts, including the first successful pediatric blood marrow transplant, infant heart transplant in Minnesota and cochlear ear implant surgery for a child.

Through teamwork and collaboration, we respectfully address the physical, emotional, cultural and spiritual needs of pediatric patients and their families.

  • 12 beds, works closely with CVICU on same floor.

  • Pediatric patients (newborns to young adults).

  • Medical and Surgical Patients, including…

  • Transplant (solid organ, blood and marrow, auto-islet, kidney, liver)

  • Neurology and Neurosurgery

  • Pulmonary and ENT

  • Hematology/Oncology

  • Orthopedic

  • Trauma

  • Provides care to pediatric patients requiring close observation and advanced monitoring, using current technology.

  • Manages complex medication and infusion therapies (RNs are PALS certified).

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

  • Care delivery team: RNs and NSTs. RNs with 1-2 patients.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Provides care to critically ill, trauma and transplant (solid organ and BMT) pediatric patients and those pediatric patients who require close observation and monitoring.

  • Safely employs (sets-up, utilizes and trouble shoots) the following monitoring devices:

  • Arterial lines

  • Cardiac Monitoring

  • Invasive and non-invasive hemodynamic

  • Manages complex medication and infusion therapies

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

Qualifications

Required:

  • MN RN licensure and BLS.

  • A minimum of two years current pediatric RN experience in a hospital based pediatric unit.

Preferred :

  • BSN and one year current PICU, NICU or adult Critical Care experience.

  • Certification in related specialty is highly desired. 

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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 2018-22083

Profession Nursing (RN/LPN)

Speciality Nursing-Pediatrics/Children's Hospital/NICU

Location University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital

Shift day/night

Hours per 2 weeks 60

Department PICU Unit 3