At M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center - West Bank Campus we are committed to providing exceptional healthcare in a setting where we specialize in innovation. We continually strive to improve our patients' lives by delivering superior outcomes using groundbreaking technology and treatments while balancing patients' needs.
Our partnership with the University of Minnesota Medical School and University of Minnesota Physicians provides the platform to specialize in breakthrough treatments, surgical techniques, lifesaving therapies and to train tomorrow's physicians. Clinical trials advance our clinical services, bringing the very newest ideas in patient care.
We are conveniently located on the West Bank of the Mississippi River near downtown Minneapolis.
The Pre-Admission Nurse provides telephone-based nursing services, information and educationto adult and pediatric patients (and/or their families) scheduled for elective surgical procedures prior to their entry to the hospital. The RN assesses, plans and implements a care plan focusing on the individual needs of patients of all ages and cultural backgrounds. The RN collects patient information and coordinates the plan of care with physicians, outside clinics and agencies and internal departments. The RN is responsible for performing these activities in accordance with all policy, procedural and professional practice guidelines.
This position will be working on a casual/as needed basis on the day shift, 8 hour shifts, no weekends. The position is not eligible for benefits.
Provides telephone-based care to pediatric and adult patients from culturally diverse populations who are having elective surgeries on the East and West campuses of the U of MN Medical Center and U of MN Masonic Childrens Hospital.
Assesses patient needs and develops an individualized nursing plan of care
Provides care in accordance with all relevant policies, procedures and 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.
Initiates patient/family teaching as appropriate to age.
Collaborates, consults, or makes referrals if unable to perform independently.
Assures all actions are based on scientific, ethical or ecological principles; proven effectiveness; practice standards; patient/family requests and values; or legal parameters
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.
Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served.
Completes all initial and annual required learning relevant to the role.
Complies with all relevant laws, regulations, and policies.
Contributes to a team-orientedwork environment.
MN RN licensure required.
BLS certification preferred.
Minimum of five years of clinical nursing experience, preferably in perianesthesia nursing, with proficiency in assessing the physical and psychosocial needs of a culturally diverse patient population. Ability to exercise professional judgment. Excellent communication and documentation skills.
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.