Hennepin County Medical Center Staff Nurse - Extended Care in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Staff Nurse - Extended Care (171425) SUMMARY We are seeking a casual Staff Nurse to work with our Extended Care team. Casual Nurses must make themselves available to work a minimum of two (2) open shifts per four (4) week scheduling period- a minimum of one (1) shift must be a weekend shift. Casual nurses must also make themselves available to work two (2) holiday shifts per calendar year- a minimum of one (1) of the holidays must be a winter holiday (Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year's). RESPONSIBILITIES Within the context of the Hennepin County Medical Center "Centered Around You" Patient & Family Centered Care practice model, and under general supervision, the registered nurse provides and coordinates nursing care by: Protecting, promoting wellness and optimizing health Triaging patients by assessing severity of symptoms and referral to appropriate setting or level of care Alleviating suffering through nursing interventions and prescribed treatments Partnering with the patient, their family and significant others Documenting interventions and an individualized plan of care Educating patient on their disease process Assuring continuity of care Educating patient and family in preventative care which promotes health and well being Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications: 1 year of current Ambulatory and Geriatric professional nursing (RN) experience Graduation from an accredited school of nursing Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the State of Minnesota Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's or master's degree in nursing from an accredited college EEO/Disability/Veteran employer.