The University of Minnesota Medical Center is looking for RNs to join our perianesthesia team. The University of Minnesota Medical Center is the flagship location for University of Minnesota Health providing breakthrough medicine and transforming the health of our community.
Recognized in the U.S. News & World Report for high performance in orthopedics, pulmonology and lung surgery. Top 50 nationally in cancer care and recognized as one of 15 best hospitals in Minnesota.
The University of Minnesota Medical Center East Bank location offers the widest range of hospital and clinical services provided through the Fairview Health System. Complete services range from primary care, emergency care and to care of patients with the most complex conditions. Areas of specialization include solid organ (heart, kidney, lung, liver, and pancreas) and blood and marrow transplantation, heart disease and cancer.
Perianesthesia Department, three phases of care:
pre & post has 32 beds providing care for same day surgery patients, inpatients and surgical admits
Post anesthesia care unit (PACU) has 21 beds and cares for 30-50 patients/day
The scope of practice extends from a patients entry into preoperative care unit and continues through recovery. Start times vary with the earliest being 5am and the latest being 3pm. This position does have off site on call requirements. The weekend requirement is on-call every 6th weekend 12 hour day/night rotating and one weekday night (10:30p-6:30a) per month.
Provides pre and post anesthesia care to patients undergoing invasive procedures requiring anesthesia
Assesses/Documents patients according to patient condition and Perioperative Policy
Utilizes Perioperative Services plan of care
Evaluates care, adapts interventions and prioritizes care based on patient assessment
MN RN Licensure
2 or more years nursing experience in Perianesthesia, PACU, or ICU RN with at least 2 years' experience in hospital based high acuity nursing units (such as Emergency Room, Surgical, Transplant, Intermediate Care/Step Down units) may also be considered.
Basic Life Support Certification through Health Care Providers
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.