Fairview Health Services RN Specialized Wound Care Unit in St. Paul, Minnesota
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)
One year RN experience required
Acute Care experience preferred
Ability to float to all patient care units at completion of orientation required with ability to care for complex medical, brain injury, respiratory, telemetry, and/or ventilator patients
RN's hired to Telemetry units or Float Pool will be required to complete Telemetry training within 3 months of hire
Ability to respond to crisis intervention when needed
Expectation to train and rotate to Charge RN role as needed
Charge RN's on 5 West required to hold ACLS certification through the American Heart Association for Healthcare Providers
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.
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 2018-11185
Contract Status C5
Shift Day/Evening Rotation
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.