Fairview Health Services  RN Oncology Surgical Medical (will consider summer nurse intern) in Twin Cities, Minnesota

JobTitle RN Oncology Surgical Medical (will consider summer nurse intern)

Specialty NURSING-Med/Surg/Ortho/Neuro

Location Fairview Ridges Hospital

Department Med - Surg 5

Hours per 2 weeks 64

Shift Rotating day/evening/night

Date Posted 08/04/2017

Job Number 17-68418

Join our team in driving a healthier future.

Fairview Health Services is an award-winning nonprofit health care system with more than 21,000 employees and 2,300 aligned physicians. Based in Minneapolis, we deliver care at all stages of life and are committed to high value health—superior outcomes and an exceptional experience at a lower cost of care. Passionate, innovative employees are essential to our future as we seek to heal, discover and educate for longer, healthier lives.

Job Description:

Assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating patient care on our 28 Bed - Adult Medical/Surgical-Oncology Unit at Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville MN.

The RN cares for a vast array of medical, oncology and post-surgical patients and their complications of cancer therapy, surgical interventions and other complex medical/surgical needs. Partners with the patient and their families/significant others to provide them with the best care and education possible. Implements and directs plan of care with a team model which includes LPN/NA partners and members of other interdisciplinary teams. Evaluates patient care and patient response to interventions and expected outcomes and goals. Assists with transition of care to end of life. Will use EPIC for computerized documentation.

64 Hours in pay period, flexible schedule D/E/N, will know exact schedule 4-6 weeks in advance.

Working 8 hour shifts, e/o weekend, share of holidays. Benefit eligible.

Position will start in 2018.

Job Qualifications:


Current MN RN license by start date (Winter or Summer 2018).

BLS for healthcare providers or written validation of current basic life support competency.

Must have at least one year of current acute care RN experience in a oncology/surgical setting OR a 300-320 hour paid internship with Fairview Health Services.

Good delegation, customer service, team and communication skills required.

Must be comfortable with using computers and working with a diverse patient population.

Must be willing to become chemo certifed


BSN or higher preferred

Physical demands: Sitting, standing, walking, lifting-max 35lbs, push/pull-max. 35 lbs, balance, stooping/crouching, grasping, writing, finger dexterity/keyboarding, reaching, color vision, operate machinery, physical presence at work

Mental Demands: Frequent people contact, irregular work schedule, supervisory skills, detailed work, frequent interruptions, decision making skills, concentration, ability to work independent, multiple concurrent tasks, frequent deadlines, organizational skills, ability to collaborate with others, express ideas orally, remember and apply information, understand/follow basic instruction.

Are you ready to transform healthcare with us?

For more than 100 years, Fairview has been meeting community needs and achieving breakthrough medical advances in care. We are committed to providing our patients and their families with the very best care and the very best experience. Fairview has seven hospitals and medical centers and more than 90 primary and specialty care clinics throughout the state.

In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview is an academic health system committed to nation-leading research and educating tomorrow’s physicians and health care professionals. We serve patients from across the state of Minnesota, the upper Midwest and beyond.

True to our values of dignity, integrity, service, compassion and innovation, our employees are improving patient lives and driving a healthier future. Consider being part of our team today.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.