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Allina Health

RN-Hospice

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Employer
Allina Health
Posted
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Closes
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Location
St Paul MN
Category
Employment Status

Further information

Introduction

Allina Health is a not-for-profit system of hospitals, clinics and other health care services with more than 23,500 employees, 5,000 physicians and 2,500 volunteers dedicated to meeting the lifelong health care needs of patients and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Allina is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Home and Community Services (AHCS) is the trusted provider and expert resource in delivering patient-centered care and services for patients and families needing rehabilitation, advanced-illness or end-of-life care. With headquarters located in St. Paul, Minn., services are provided in 19 Minnesota counties, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Responsibilities

  • Nursing assessments/visit to patients in their homes, nursing homes, assisted living facilities
  • Pain and symptom management of the dying patient
  • Care provided in collaboration with interdisciplinary team

Qualifications

Education & Experience:

  • RN License MN
  • BSN Preferred
  • BLS Required
  • Minimum 3 years critical care experience
  • Oncology background with strong knowledge of pain management background
  • Experience in hospice/homecare preferred

Skills:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • It requires strong assessment skills and a proactive approach to planning care in the home
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Able to work independently and autonomously
  • Sensitivity and skill working with patients and families in crisis
  • Ability to utilize computer for documentation

Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule

  • Casual position (No guarantee of hours per week)
  • Day shift
  • 1 weekend per every 4 weeks and casual per pt needs
  • Non contract 

Location/Community Information

With beautiful natural settings along the Mississippi River, St. Paul embodies a large ethnically diverse population with restaurants, cultural entertainment, and shopping venues for everyone. Downtown St. Paul features a number of historic buildings including the State Capitol, the Fitzgerald Theater (home to Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion"), the Landmark Center, the St. Paul Hotel, and breathtaking views of the Mississippi River. The city is also home to the Science Museum of MN, the Xcel Energy Center (home of the MN Wild hockey team), and the MN History Center. St. Paul offers many private, alternative, and public school options from elementary through college and a wide array of housing options from old historic homes to new construction. The Twin Cities is consistently ranked near the top of Fortune's list of best cities in the world for work and family. A healthy business climate, opportunities for employment, good transportation, and an entrepreneurial environment are amongst the contributing factors.

  • Located in St. Paul
  • Population = 270,000
  • Service Area = 1,600,000

Community Resource Links:

Community Information                            School Digger

Explore Minnesota                                     MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine              St. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living Magazine                   Star Tribune


Closing Statement

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EEO / AA


 

Allina Health

At Allina Health, we’re here to care for, guide, inspire and comfort the millions of patients we see each year at our 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals and through a wide variety of specialty care services throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin.