Fairview Health Services is searching for enthusiastic RNs looking for a rewarding career in our busy Endoscopy unit located at our Edina, Minnesota campus. This is an 8 hour position, consisting of rotating start times to cover our department hours of 630am-6 pm. Off premise call is required to cover evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. Benefit eligible.
The Endoscopy department serves a diverse population of both inpatient and outpatients, providing Colonoscopy, EGD, ERCP, EUS, Bronchoscopy and Minor Surgical procedures. Working as a team with the physician and Endoscopy technician we perform diagnostic and therapeutic exams for patients in our department, the OR, ICU, ED and Surgery. Endoscopy is a, fast-paced, complex environment offering advanced learning opportunities for the right candidate while partnering with an experienced multidisciplinary team.
The Endoscopy RN is responsible for managing the care of the adult or elderly patient beginning with the pre-procedure assessment, IV start, and education followed by procedural conscious sedation and monitoring, specimen collection and hands on assistance during the procedure. Post procedural sedation and MAC monitoring, teaching and discharge instructions are an important part of our patient care. The Endoscopy RN reports to the Nurse Manager. Nurses are also responsible to care for and reprocess all types of endoscopes.
The Registered Nurse is responsible for the assessment, planning, delivery, and evaluation of nursing care for all assigned patient population(s). The RN is responsible for performing these responsibilities in accordance with all policy, procedures, professional practice guidelines and the MN Nurse Practice Act. The RN coordinates care with members of the health care team and delegates responsibilities to others as appropriate.
Active MN RN License.
Current licensure in good standing.
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare provider certification.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.
Five years of RN Med/Surg experience
Current RN Endoscopy procedure experience
Communicate with and educate patients and families who come from a diverse background.
Ability to walk/stand for up to 90% of the shift.
Critical Care experience
Demonstrate the ability to work under stress in a variety of situations.
Excellent customer service and communication.
Proficient in the English language
Attention to detail
Ability to problem solve effectively
Ability to work independently and be directed by others
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.
Its broad continuum also includes 60 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.