Fairview Health Services  RN Flying Squad (Resource-Critical Care) in Twin Cities, Minnesota

JobTitle RN Flying Squad (Resource-Critical Care)

Specialty NURSING-Critical Care (MICU, NICU, PICU, SICU)

Location Fairview Ridges Hospital

Department Nursing Float Pool

Hours per 2 weeks 48 or 60

Shift Day

Date Posted 03/19/2018

Job Number 18-71886

Job Description:

In addition to the RN job description, the Flying Squad (Resource) Nurse within Fairview Ridges Hospital which is located in Burnsville, MN carries a pager and works with the Administrative Nursing Supervisor and Charge Nurses to support peak workload activities in the Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit and critical situations housewide. This person moves throughout the hospital to assist with special procedures, performs difficult venepunctures, transfers of patients requiring cardiac monitoring, and assists with crisis interventions as needed. Oriented to ED, ICU, Endoscopy, and Radiology. Part of the Code Blue - Rapid Response team. Majority of the shifts will be working in the flying squad/resource role while some will be in the float pool role. Critical Care Float pool RN's are assigned to work with a group of patients in various units to fill vacancies of the regularly scheduled staff, i.e. vacations, illness and absences. RN's are oriented to support ER, Medical Cardiac Tele IMC, ICU and other units as needed.

This position is 12 hour Day shifts, every third weekend, position could be either 48 or 60 hours in two weeks. Opportunity to pick up shifts exist. Benefit eligible.

keywords; critical care, ICU, ER or emergency room

Job Qualifications:

3 years RN work experience in critical care or equivalent setting, telemetry, and venepuncture skills.

Requires ability to provide written validation of current ACLS competency or ability to obtain written validation within 6 months of hire based on employee's role.

BLS for health care providers is required prior to start

RN licensure in state of MN or by start date.

Strongly prefer recent ER or ICU RN experience.

Physical demands: Sitting, standing, walking, lifting-max 35lbs, push/pull-max. 35 lbs, balance, stooping/crouching, grasping, writing, finger dexterity/keyboarding, reaching, color vision, operate machinery, physical presence at work

Mental Demands: Frequent people contact, irregular work schedule, supervisory skills, detailed work, frequent interruptions, decision making skills, concentration, ability to work independent, multiple concurrent tasks, frequent deadlines, organizational skills, ability to collaborate with others, express ideas orally, remember and apply information, understand/follow basic instruction

About Fairview Health Services

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 11 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.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.