These part time (.6FTE, .7FTE), benefit eligible RN positions are available in the PACU at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia. These roles has a weekend rotation of every 6th to 8th weekend and 1 to 2 holidays per year. Previous CICU or PACU experience or Emergency and Medical Surgical experience is required.
Purpose of Job
This position is responsible for the delivery of individualized patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation in accordance with the Standards of Nursing Care and Practice as defined by Ridgeview Medical Center, the Minnesota Nurse Practice Standards Act, and the ANA Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice.
Job Functions 1.Assesses patient health problems needs and develops, implements and evaluates patient care plans accordingly. 2.Provides nursing care. 3.Advises and educates patients, family members and significant others on health maintenance and disease prevention for the patient. 4.Documents and maintains accurate medical records and reports. 5.Participates in quality improvement activities as appropriate to position. 6.Serves as a patient advocate in seeking appropriate community resources to meet patient needs. 7.Interacts with and contributes to the professional development of peers, other healthcare providers, and colleagues to enhance own professional nursing practice. 8.Demonstrates competencies in the specialty area of PACU. 9.Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education/Work Experience/License/Certifications •Graduate of an accredited school of nursing •Current professional nurse licensure in Minnesota or if licensed in another state, a permit from the Minnesota Board of Nursing while the license application is in process •CICU and/or PACU experience or Emergency experience in conjunction with medical surgical experience •ACLS
Preferred Qualifications •Bachelor's Degree in Nursing •PALS
Knowledge/Skills/ Abilities •Demonstrate critical thinking and decision making •Capable of making independent decisions with the use of good critical thinking and problem solving skills •Ability to work and multi-task in a high stress and fast paced environment •Ability to work autonomously and as a team. •Ability to respond appropriately to unpredictable situations and diverse patient populations. •Ability to communicate in the English language for effective written and verbal correspondence in order to complete job functions as mentioned above
Ridgeview Medical Center is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer
Internal Number: 6379, 6719
About Ridgeview medical Center
Ridgeview Medical Center is an independent, nonprofit,
regional health care system serving the southwest metro
region of the Twin Cities. Its network includes three hospitals located
in Waconia, Arlington and Le Sueur-a multitude of
primary and specialty care clinics, emergency services and
specialty programs, a nursing home, independent living
apartments and Two Twelve Medical Center in Chaska-a
freestanding 24/7 emergency and urgent care facility with
multispecialty clinics and services.
Ridgeview Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
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