Fairview Health Services RN Progressive ICU in Minneapolis, Minnesota


Fairview Health Services is looking for an RN at the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN on our Progressive ICU. The Progressive ICU is a 31 bed unit that progressive critical care unit serving a patient population 18 years and older with moderate or potentially severe physiologic instability requiring frequent nursing assessment and intervention every 1 to 2 hours for the majority of the shift.

About This Position:

  • This patient population requires less care than the other ICUs at the University Hospital, but more care than a general medical surgical unit. The majority of patients require cardiac monitoring.

  • Common patient populations include post kidney/pancreas transplants, patients admitted with respiratory failure, sepsis, cardiac complications, to name a few diagnoses.

  • The nurse patient ratio is a mix of 1:2 and 1:3 on all shifts.

  • This opportunity is working 64 hours every two weeks rotating the day/night shift, 8 hours shifts and works every other weekend.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The Registered Nurse position is responsible for providing professional nursing care for patients following established standards and practices on a busy, fast-paced Progressive ICU. The RN will assist physicians and staff in coordinating patient care.

The Registered Nurse is responsible for the assessment, planning, delivery, and evaluation of nursing care for all assigned patient population(s). The RN is responsible for performing these responsibilities in accordance with all policy, procedures, professional practice guidelines and the MN Nurse Practice Act. The RN coordinates care with members of the health care team and delegates responsibilities to others as appropriate.


Required Qualifications:

  • MN RN License

  • BLS required

  • AD required

Preferred qualifications:

  • BSN or higher preferred

  • Certification in related specialty is highly desired

  • One year of current medical/surgical with telemetry experience as an RN in a hospital setting is desired

  • One year of Emergency Department, pediatric or adult critical care experience is preferred.

  • Certification by the American Association of Critical Care Nursing or in a related specialty is highly preferred.

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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 2018-21329

Profession Nursing (RN/LPN)

Speciality Nursing-Emergency/Critical Care/Trauma

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center (East Bank)

Shift day/night

Hours per 2 weeks 64

Department IMC