Fairview Health Services Inpatient Mental Health - Experienced & Novice RNs needed for vairous FTEs and Shifts in St. Paul, Minnesota


We have multiple opportunities for both Experienced RNs and Novice RNs to join our Inpatient Mental Health Unit. All positions are eligible for benefits and include every other weekend and rotating holidays. Current openings consist of 0.6, 0.7, and 0.8 FTE and Day/Evening, straight Evening, and straight Night shifts.

As a Registered Nurse, you've chosen a career that offers many opportunities and unrivaled satisfaction. HealthEast is dedicated to providing extraordinary nurses like you with the support and resources to advance your professional career. As a Registered Nurse at HealthEast you will be a key leader of the interdependent team. You will achieve patient and unit outcomes by coordinating the care for a group of patients. This includes: comprehensive assessment of patient and family needs; identification of outcomes based on the needs assessment; establishing the plan of care; monitoring the progress; and modification of the plan of care as needed.


  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations and policies, procedures and standards

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements to achieve clinical, satisfaction and/or efficiency outcomes

  • Demonstrates commitment to the principles of the patient care model (Professional Partnership Model) and utilizes the nursing process to coordinate outcome focused patient care and achieve the HealthEast nursing vision

  • Understands and incorporates holistic nursing theory based on Watson's theory of caring aligning with the practice standards of the American Holistic Nurses' Association and the HealthEast nursing patient care model (Professional Partnership Model) in order to achieve the HealthEast nursing vision

  • Communicates effectively with patient/family, physicians, the interdependent team and other disciplines regarding the plan of care

  • Identifies and documents learning needs of the patient and family and provides individualized education

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing, improvements at the point of care to achieve clinical quality, patient experience, nursing engagement and efficiency and effectiveness outcomes

  • Complies with regulatory requirements, patient safety requirements, infection control practices and other established practice standards, policies and procedures

  • Participates in the development and achievement of unit goals (safety, cost, quality, patient experience, employee engagement)

  • Coordinates the interdependent team while promoting collaborative teamwork and cooperation


  • Graduate of Accredited School of Nursing

  • Associate's degree in Nursing required. BSN/BAN degree preferred

  • Valid license to practice registered nursing in Minnesota through the Minnesota Board of Nursing

  • Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association for Healthcare Providers

  • Some positions may require ACLS through the American Heart Association for Healthcare Providers depending on the unit and patient population

  • Ability to respond to crisis intervention

  • Collects and analyses pertinent data and/or clinical findings. Incorporates clinical findings and scientific evidence in the development, coordination and implementation of an individualized plan of care to achieve desired outcomes. Evaluates progress towards goals and outcomes identifying opportunities for improvement and change

  • Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (use a mouse, navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc)

  • Evaluates and/or assists in the evaluation of practice in relation to existing evidence identifying opportunities for the generation and use of research

  • Utilizes the nursing process to provide holistic, compassionate, safe, high quality, population based care

  • Demonstrates practices that support safety with recognition of variations in populations served, preventing harm to patients, families, employees, and themselves

  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the standards, scope of practice, ethics, and characteristics of a licensed professional

Experienced RNs:

  • One year acute care / hospital RN experiencerequired

  • One year of inpatient RN Mental Health experiencerequired

  • Medical Surgical experiencepreferred

  • Expectation to rotate as charge nurse

Novice RNs:

  • One year RN work experiencerequired

  • One year of Mental Health experiencepreferred

  • Inpatient Hospital / Medical Surgical experiencepreferred

About HealthEast

At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.

We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.

Job ID 2018-10037

Category Nursing

Contract Status C5

FTE 0.80

Authorized Hours 48 to 64 hours per pay period

Shift All Shifts - Day/Evening/Night Rotations

Standard Work Schedule 8 hour shifts every other weekend

HealthEast is an Equal Opportunity Employer. HealthEast will not discriminate in public accommodation, or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age or genetic information.