Peri-Anesthesia Registered Nurse (Ambulatory Surgery Center) - 1.0 FTE

University of Minnesota Physicians - Minneapolis, MN (30+ days ago)3.6

As the multi-specialty group practice for the faculty of the University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota Physicians has more than 950 physicians and 1,600 health professionals, providing clinical care in over 100 specialty and sub-specialty areas. Our mission is three-fold: delivering exceptional patient care, advancing medicine through research, and training the next generation of health professionals.

University of Minnesota Health Clinics and Surgery Center

Accessible. Advanced. Efficient. That’s how University of Minnesota Health representatives describe a new, 318,000-square-foot University of Minnesota Health Clinics and Surgery Center. The center opened for patients February 2016.

The Clinics and Surgery Center serves as a catalyst for the expansion of our extraordinary patient care and innovative research. Patient needs and the principles of access, innovation and cost-effective care have been incorporated at every level into the building’s development.

The Ambulatory Care Registered Nurse is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability through the nursing process, for the pre-operative care of the Ambulatory Surgery and Procedure Center patient and significant others in collaboration with other health care providers.

Nurses with experience in Pre/Post and Procedure are encouraged to apply.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Develop and initiate plan of patient care using an outcomes based approach ensuring application of age related growth and development principles.
Coordinate, oversee, deliver, and delegate nursing care based on patient assessment/standards of care
Direct, evaluate, and supervise the work of assistive personnel in providing delegated nursing services and development principles.
Document, reassess and alter plan of care based on patient’s response to nursing interventions on an ongoing basis.
Collaborate with other health care team members, patient and family members to determine necessary resources and provide continuity of patient care.
Communicate pertinent patient data to other members of the health care team in a timely fashion.
Performs other duties required by supervisor

The minimum qualifications for this role are:
Current Minnesota RN Licensure, ACLS and PALS certification
3 years’ experience in caring for surgical patients.
IV Conscious Sedation Competency, EPIC
Successful experience establishing an environment of collaborative patient-centered care for surgical patients.
Excellent verbal communication skills
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

Preferred qualifications include:
BSN, ASPAN certification
Outpatient surgery experience with pre-op phase I and II
EPIC super user
Strong written communication skills
UMPhysicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.