CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U. S. , from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
The Registered Nurse implements the nursing process within CHI St. Francis and across the continuum of care by providing and coordinating patient care, education, and emotional support to patients and their family members.
Essential Key Job ResponsibilitiesResponsible for the daily care of the patient including assessments, treatments, medications, education and discharge planning. Develops, implements and modifies the patient care plan as indicated by patient's conditions and responses. Uses multidisciplinary team strategies to resolve patient problems
Administer medications using bar code scanning
Respectful and effective communication with all patient populations, physicians, and across all areas of continuum of care
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with Safe Patient Handling techniques
Maintains continuity among nursing teams by accurate hand off and documentation in the EMR
Knowledge of and implementation of isolation techniques
Ensures operation of equipment by completing competency checklists; sequestering and completing appropriate TEAM requests for malfunctioning equipment. Evaluates new equipment, follows safety guidelines for clinical devices
Assures quality of care by adhering to quality control requirements
Initiation and Management of IV therapy; safely administers blood and blood products per facility protocol
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by completion of LEARN assignments, attending mandatory in-services, annual competencies, and educational assignments to maintain and further the profession of nursing and personal growth
Maintains acceptable clinical standards (AORN, AAMI, APIC, ACS, etc.)
Demonstrates professionalism when working with physicians and other providers
Dependable for scheduled shifts
Facilitates and assists in the coordination of patient discharge and referrals
Participates in the orientation and training of new personnel Directs and supervises less-skilled nursing or healthcare personnel
Directs and supervises less-skilled nursing or healthcare personnel
On call every 4th weekend, every 4th holiday, and one to two days weekly
Must be within 20 minutes of hospital when on call
Non-essential Job ResponsibilitiesOther duties as assigned by management
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Registered Nurse Degree from an Accredited College or University
Licensed RN in Minnesota
Previous RN experience required
Basic Life Support.
ACLS (Intensive Care & Emergency Department).
Professional written and verbal skills.
Ability to organize and prioritize.
Ability to perform tasks with a high degree of accuracy.
Ability to use computer programs (Meditech, Outlook, Word, and Internet Explorer).
Ability to take call and cancel time.
Problem solving skills.
Ability to delegate.
Willingness to learn and work in other departments (Medical Surgical, Emergency Department, ICU
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