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Fairview Health Services Nursing Station Technician Float Pool in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Overview

At the 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 Float Pool:

  • Nursing Station Technicians- Support the work of the RN to provide exceptional care to our patients and families. The NST floats to all areas of the west bank adult units including medical/surgical, orthopedics, acute rehabilitation unit, transitional care unit, adult emergency department, and the newborn family care center. The adult float pool NST also functions in the role of a “flyer” and responds to the needs of the hospital, assisting where necessary.

This position works on an as needed basis on the rotating day/evening/night shift, 8 hour shifts. This position is not eligible for benefits.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The Nursing Station Technician is a hybrid position consisting of both Nursing Assistant and Health Unit Coordinator roles to deliver direct patient care and administrative duties.

In this role, you will work under the direct supervision of a professional nurse to demonstrate excellent customer service, teamwork and communication skills with patients, families, and the healthcare team on a fasted paced unit. Other job duties include:

  • Patient care such as personal hygiene, vitals, daily activities, repositioning, transporting, and feeding

  • Maintaining unit desk area functions such as answering phones, processing admissions, discharging and transferring forms, transcribing orders, assembling patient charts and ordering tests

  • Setting up and maintaining patient rooms

  • Ordering and stocking of supplies

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Active status on the MN Nursing Assistant Registry

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

Prefered:

  • Previous Health Unit Coordinator, nursing assistant or related experience

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 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.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 4 days ago (12/3/2019 9:33 AM)

Requisition ID 2019-44953

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Clinical Support Staff

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center West Bank Hospital

Shift day/evening/night

Hours per 2 weeks casual

Department Nursing Float Pool

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