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RN Emergency Room

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Employer
Fairview
Posted
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Closes
Thursday, March 07, 2013
Location
Fairview Southdale Hospital
Category
Employment Status

Further information

RN Emergency Room

The registered nurse in the Emergency Department is responsible and accountable for patient assessment, analysis, nursing diagnosis, planning, intervention application, and the identification and evaluation of outcomes for patients of all ages and populations. The scope of practice extends from a patient's entry into the emergency room, and continues from triage through discharge. Care is centered on patients and families experiencing acute or chronic, actual or potential physical or psychosocial problems. Unique to emergency nursing are processes that require resuscitation and or stabilization.

Physical Demands: Sitting, standing, walking, lifting above shoulders/waist level/below knees- max. 35lbs, push/pull- max. 35lbs, carrying- max. 35lbs, balance, stooping/crouching, grasping/writing, finger dexterity/keyboarding, reaching below shoulders, reaching above shoulders, reaching across, rotation standing, bending at waist >45°.

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 work with others.   


Qualifications
BLS required, ACLS prior to completion of orientation required. Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC) certification, Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) within six months of hire required. Preferred Qualifications: BSN. ACLS upon hire. One year RN Emergency Department, pediatric or adult critical care experience required. Certification by the board of Certification for Emergency Nursing as a CEN, and/or course in advanced trauma nursing (ATCN).   


About Fairview

For more than 100 years, Fairview has been improving the health of the communities we serve. We have grown into one of Minnesota's largest nonprofit organizations. Today, we are more than 20,000 employees providing exceptional care and leading health care innovations that will sustain us into the future.

We partner with one of the nation's top research and teaching facilities - the University of Minnesota and its Academic Health Center. Our partnership is a national model that enables us to provide breakthrough medicine to our patients.

Our caregivers and leaders are re-envisioning patient care during a time of transformational change in health care. From ground-breaking care models in our primary care facilities to unique collaborative relationships with payers and employers and implementation of new technologies, we're committed to improving the overall value of our clinical quality and experience for our patients as we reduce the cost of care.

We are hospitals, clinics, home care, hospice, rehabilitation, pharmacy services and much more. To the communities we serve, we are known as a healthcare leader, community partner and trusted advocate. As an employer, we nurture the teamwork, passion and excellence needed to deliver our promise of exceptional care to our patients.

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits to fit your life.

See current job openings and apply online at:fairview.org/careers

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Fairview

For over 100 years, Fairview has been improving the health of the communities we serve. We've grown into one of MN’s largest nonprofits. More than 20,000 employees provide exceptional care and lead healthcare innovations that will sustain into the future.