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Fairview Health Services Registered Nurse (RN) - SAU/PACU in Maplewood, Minnesota


M Health Fairview is hiring a Registered Nurse (RN) for the SAU/PACU at the St. John’s Hospital in Maplewood, MN.

St. John’s Hospital provides offers a warm, inviting atmosphere and caring, personal staff. State of the art technology, combined with the expertise of our specialists, nurses and staff, contribute to our innovative healing environment and compassionate health care delivery. We are committed to providing outstanding health care to our growing community. Our 184 bed facility offers a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic services.

Schedule: This SAU/PACU nursing position will be working 48 hours every two weeks on a variable schedule, evening shift, for 8 hour shifts, including rotation of weekends and holidays.

Benefits: This position is eligible for full benefits. We offer a generous benefits package including medical, dental, vacation/sick time, retirement options, tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment program, and more.

  • Please click this link for additional information: https://www.fairview.org/benefits/hemnarn

About SAU/PACU at St. John's:

This is a Surgery Admit and Post Anesthesia Care unit that averages 18-25 cases a day. The RN is responsible for preparing patients for surgery which includes detailing assessment intakes and pre-op questions, assessing and starting IVs, verifying procedure, checking labs, maintaining a safe and sterile environment, and final checks before procedure. Nurses are also responsible for Phase 1 and 2 recovery of the surgical patient.

  • St. John’s OR has 8 Operating Rooms with supporting Preop and Postop department adjacent.

  • It is a Robotic Center of Excellence with General, Urology, GYN and Oncology being the largest Volume of Robotic cases.

  • Surgeries in this Unit include: Open Heart, complex and simple Neuro-spine, General, GYN, Plastics, Breast, the Kidney Stone Institute, ENT, Oral, Urology, Vascular, GI, Hernia, Thyroid, and traumatic Orthopedic

  • A new Cardiac Cath lab and Hybrid room adjacent to the OR.

About Fairview:

Fairview Health Services is an industry-leading, award-winning nonprofit that offers an entire network of healthcare services. Fairview is one part of M Health Fairview, a partnership between the University of Minnesota, M Physicians and Fairview Health Services. Together, we combine the University’s deep history of clinical innovation and training with Fairview’s extensive roots in community medicine. Our care portfolio includes community hospitals, academic hospitals, primary and specialty care clinics, senior facilities, facilitated living centers, rehabilitation centers, home health care services, counseling, pharmacies and benefit management services.

Apply today to join our 34,000+ employees and 5,000+ system providers working to build lasting relationships with the people we serve: our patients, our communities, and each other!

Responsibilities Job Description

As a Registered Nurse in SAU/PACU:

  • Demonstrates dedication to principles of the patient care model (Professional Partnership Model) and achieving the HealthEast nursing vision and strategy.

  • Assess patients and patient condition according to Perioperative Policy and ASPAN Standards.

  • Delivery, and evaluation of nursing care for all assigned patient population(s) who are anticipating and recovering from procedure(s) and anesthesia.

  • Coordinate care with members of the health care team and delegates responsibilities to others as appropriate.

  • Demonstrates ability to deliver care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served.

  • Evaluates care, adapts interventions and prioritizes care based on patient assessment, uses resources to respond to emergency situations.

  • Cultivates a culture of improvement, efficiency and innovative thinking.

  • The RN is responsible for performing these responsibilities in accordance with all policy, procedure, professional practice guidelines and the MN Nurse Practice Act.


Required Qualifications:

  • Two years recent RN PACU or ICU experience

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association

  • Registered Nurse MN (RN)

  • ACLS through American Heart Association within 6 months of hire

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BSN or Higher


EEO Statement

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled: All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status