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Company: Northfield Hospital
Location: Northfield, MN
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Provides direct professional nursing care for medical/surgical patients by utilizing nursing knowledge and critical thinking skills. Performs technical nursing functions, utilizes the nursing process to assess patient status, develop, implement, and evaluate patient care. Ensures a therapeutic and safe environment for patients and families within the guidelines and policies of the department and the philosophy of the organization. This position provides age-specific and developmentally appropriate care for neonate, adolescent, and adult patients. Responsibilities:# Assesses patient#s condition based upon observation, examination, and/or interview, laboratory findings, and other pertinent information Completes assessment in specified time frame.# Identifies and consistently recognizes changes in normal and abnormal parameters in the patient#s physiological and psychological condition. Uses professional judgement and critical thinking to prepare, prioritize and execute the patient#s plan of care consistent with patient assessment data and physician#s treatment plans and professional standards of evidence based practice. Directs and delegates support personnel in implementing patient#s plan of care, provides supervision and guidance. Performs all technical skills required for unit patient population such as, but not limited to IV venipuncture, restraint application, sterile dressings, etc. Assist with direct patient care including providing ADLs and answering call lights. Evaluates and documents patient#s response to nursing care and modifies or revises treatment plans, and/or contacts physicians as circumstances require. Documentation reflects evaluation of patient response to nursing actions. Responsibilties:# Current RN license with the Minnesota Board of Nursing, in good standing Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS certification for Health Care Providers (if not current will need to obtain in the first 6 months) Current ACLS certification (if not current will need to obtain in the first 6 months) Current PEARS certification (if not current will need to obtain in the first 6 months) Initial Crisis Prevention Certification (CPI) within six months of hire and a refresher course every two years after the initial certification. EKG rhythm interpretation (competence must be documented in the first 6 months) Schedule:# 60hrs/2wks Night Shift - 7:00pm-7:30am and 11:00pm-7:30pm Weekend rotation of 2 out of every 6 weekends.# Northfield Hospital # Clinics is an independent organization with over 800 employees. We are known for our positive work environment and quality patient care. We provide a full spectrum of services with our Hospital and Long Term Care Center in Northfield and primary and specialty clinics in Northfield, Lakeville, Farmington, Faribault and Lonsdale. With us you#ll find competitive pay and benefits (when hired for 40 hours/pay period or more) including health and dental insurance, vision discount plan, life and disability insurance, PTO, tuition reimbursement, and a pension plan with a generous employer contribution.


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