University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital is located on the west bank of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. We provide a broad range of pediatric programs from surgery, imaging and neonatal and pediatric intensive care to cardiac and oncology (cancer care) services and blood and marrow and organ transplantation.
Our clinical staff apply innovative approaches to creating medical breakthroughs based their work with patients and on findings through research at the University of Minnesota. This has led to several firsts, including the first successful pediatric blood marrow transplant, infant heart transplant in Minnesota and cochlear ear implant surgery for a child.
Through teamwork and collaboration, we respectfully address the physical, emotional, cultural and spiritual needs of pediatric patients and their families.
This position will be working 56 hours every two weeks on the rotating day/evening shift, 8 and 12 hour shifts, every other weekend. The position is eligible for benefits.
This position is temporary and will be working approxitmatley 6 months.
The Registered Nurse is responsible for the assessment, planning, delivery, and evaluation of nursing care for all assigned patient population(s). The RN is responsible for performing these responsibilities in accordance with all policy, procedure and professional practice guidelines. The RN coordinates care with members of the health care team and delegates responsibilities to others as appropriate.
Assesses patient for proper vascular access placement, in pediatric patients and according to UMMC, Fairview selection criteria
Capable of placing complex peripheral IV lines in all patient populations.
Is competent in use of Ultrasound and other technologies for IV placement
Is competent in assessment and treatment of VAD sites for all complications i.e.:
Can perform and act as consultant to other health care team members in coordinating nursing interventions regarding the placement, maintenance and troubleshooting of all VADs.
Use of tPa to de-clot CVCs
Lab draws from CVCs
CVC dressing changes
Port a Cath access, de-access, and trouble shooting
Discontinuation of PICC lines
Current MN RN licensure
BLS for healthcare providers
Two years of recent vascular access experience
Has, or obtains within two years of hire, Certification from Infusion Nurses Society or Association of Vascular Access
BSN or highernursing degree
Six months, recent, independent pediatric PICC line insertion experience or one year of Ultrasound guided IV insertion experience
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.
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