Fairview Health Services is looking for a RN to work out of our Elk River location. This position is approved for 80 hours every two weeks and is benefit eligible. This position will also be asked to cover at the Princeton and Rogers sites as needed.
The registered nurse is responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, and providing professional nursing care for patients in an ambulatory care setting. While following established standards and protocols, the registered nurse delivers care that is sensitive to the unique needs of the ages served by the clinic. The RN provides professional nursing care for clinic patients following established nursing standards and practices. As a member of the care team, the RN supports quality patient and family-centered care principles through performing a variety of high level functions within a care team to support the needs of the healthcare team and patients/families. The nurse will educate patients and the public about various medical conditions, maintain complete, timely and accurate clinical documentation for each patient and continually look for opportunities to improve processes and workflow.
Assess patient needs and identifies expected nursing outcomes.
Involve the patient, family, and other health care team members in gathering data.
Use an ongoing, systematic process to gather relevant data from patient and family.
Analyze data to identify needs and potential risks, and to determine nursing diagnosis.
Identify outcomes that are age appropriate, culturally appropriate, realistic, and attainable.
Validate outcomes with patient, family, and other health team members.
Documents data and identified outcomes.
Implements nursing interventions based on plan of care.
Provides care according to the plan, and in accordance with all relevant policies, procedures, and relevant nursing practice guidelines.
Coordinates nursing care with the care of all other health team members.
Initiates age and culturally appropriate measures to meet patient needs and achieve expected outcomes.
Collaborates, consults, or makes referrals if unable to perform safely and independently.
Delegates direct and indirect patient care activities to appropriate personnel based on needs, condition, potential for risk/harm, complexity of the skills predictability of the outcome, and patient flow.
Assures all actions are based on scientific, ethical, or ecological principles; proven effectiveness; past experience; practice standards; patient/family requests and values; or, legal parameters.
Documents interventions according to practice guidelines.
Responds appropriately to emergent situations.
Evaluates care and the patients response to interventions and expected outcomes.
Systematically and continuously evaluates patients response to interventions.
Modifies the interventions based on patient response and changing patient condition.
Involves the patient, family, and other health team members in evaluating care.
Uses ongoing assessment data to revise patient needs
Delivers care as delegated by physician/authorized practitioner to assigned patient population, or individual patient.
Follows the providers plan of care for each patient.
Prioritizes work based on patient acuity, provider schedule, available resources, and patient/family preferences, in conjunction with the provider.
Performs high and low risk technical procedures, including medication, as defined by clinical setting.
Recognizes when different approaches may be needed based on age or cultural differences.
Implements assigned aspects of the patient teaching plan.
Documents care in the medical record.
Effectively communicates compliance and variances to delegating physician/authorized practitioner.
Takes actions to assure continuity of care for all assigned patients.
Adheres to all relevant policies, procedures, and nursing practice guidelines.
Use communication strategies to achieve desirable outcomes.
Communicates verbal and written information in a clear, concise, accurate, and timely manner.
Uses communication strategies appropriate to patient/family needs for information, education, and support
Communicates effectively with all members of the health care team.
As a member of the care team, continuously improve work processes, environment and the overall experience to serve customers and meet business goals:
Identify opportunities for improvement in workflow.
Participate in meetings to support initiatives
Communicate appropriately with team members
Engage in change to improve the work environment and patient experience
Current Minnesota RN License
One year previous healthcare experience in an ambulatory setting
Additional Requirements: High level of creative problem solving skills and priority setting. Willingness to work at various sites is encouraged. Demonstrated focus on customer service/patient service with every interaction. Excellent public relations and communication skills. Ability to work as an effective team member to provide exceptional care. Ability to use appropriate computer applications. Ability to work independently, demonstrate critical thinking skills and engage in ongoing process improvement. Ability to embrace change
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.