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Allina Health

RN-GI/Endo

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Employer
Allina Health
Posted
Sunday, December 9, 2012
Closes
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Location
Coon Rapids 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.

 

Mercy Hospital, located in Coon Rapids, Minn. is a 271-bed hospital serving the northwestern metro area.  In 2011, Mercy was named one of the nation’s Top 100 Hospitals® and one of the top 20 mid-size hospitals in the U.S. by Thomson Reuters Healthcare, and is nationally recognized for cardiovascular care. With 2,200 employees and 740 affiliated physicians, Mercy has 154,250 admissions and serves nearly 58,000 emergency patients annually.    

Responsibilities

Care of the GI Endoscopy/Minor OR/and pre & post IR patients in procedural care


Qualifications

Education/Experience:

  • MN RN license; Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred
  • Moderate sedation experience required
  • Excellian competency preferred
  • 2 year current endoscopic GI experience required
  • Competent administering & caring for patients undergoing moderate sedation required
  • IV start experience preferred
  • Previous pre and post sedation care of procedural patients required
  • Competency in providing care to the patient receiving local anesthesia
  • Provide care to the patient undergoing a minor surgical procedure
  • Provide age specific and culturally sensitive care to all patients & families
  • Critical thinking and the ability to prioritize
  • Admission, pre/post procedure care and discharge for radiology
  • Administration of medication and execution of M.D. treatment orders

Skills:

  • CPR, BLS, and ACLS certifications within 90 days of hire
  • Strong clinical knowledge base in related area
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills
  • Critical thinking skills and patient care competencies for assessment, intervention, and contributions to health care team planning and evaluation, ability to prioritize
  • Ability to work intimately with patients and families through the life continuum
  • Ability to establish effective relationships with health care team members, manager, & leaders and with key persons who relate to the patient and family during times of illness, crisis, and development

Licensure/Certification:

  • ACLS
  • BLS
  • Medical Terminology Required
  • CPR
  • MN RN


 

Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule

  • Full Time Position (40 Hours/Week)
  • Day/Evening Shift
  • MNA Contract

 


Location/Community Information

The city of Coon Rapids is a fast growing community on the Mississippi River just 20 minutes north of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and the metropolitan area's gateway to the northern part of the state. Coon Rapids offers excellent access to highways, dynamic community shopping centers with major retail anchors, and a wide variety of recreational activities including neighborhood and regional parks, a municipal golf course, indoor ice arenas, hiking and biking trails and swimming pools.

Coon Rapids:

  • Located 14 miles North of Minneapolis and 20 miles Northwest of St. Paul
  • Population = 63,000
  • Service area = 413,500

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.