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RN Medical Surgical Float Pool

St. Francis Regional Medical Center

St. Francis Regional Medical Center

Shakopee, MN, USA
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

Number of Job Openings Available:

1

Date Posted:

June 03, 2024

Posting Expiration Date:

June 11, 2024

Department:

46003830 Staffing Office

Shift:

Permanent Nights (United States of America)

Shift Length:

12 hour shift

Hours Per Week:

30

Union Contract:

MNA-11-St Francis Clinical Professionals

Weekend Rotation:

Every 3rd

Job Summary:

Allina Health is a not-for-profit health system that cares for individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. If you value putting patients first, consider a career at Allina Health. Our mission is to provide exceptional care as we prevent illness, restore health and provide comfort to all who entrust us with their care. This includes you and your loved ones. We are committed to providing whole person care, investing in your well-being, and enriching your career.

Float Pool nurses are independent, flexible, and comfortable asking questions and going with the flow. You always feel like you’re helping out when you get assigned to a unit. St. Francis is an “in between” size hospital (smaller than the metro hospitals, but larger than other regionals). This presents the opportunity to learn skills you might miss out on in a metro hospital, like learning to start IV’s. The staff culture is very cohesive and family-like making for a comfortable learning environment.

Key Position Details:

  • 0.75 FTE (60 hours every two weeks).
  • 12-hour, Night shifts.
  • Every third weekend rotation (Friday, Saturday, Sunday.)

MNA Tiers

Tier 1: RN Float pool experience.

Tier 2: Minimum 6 months prior nurse experience in a hospital setting.

Tier 3: New grads or nurses with long term care experience.

Job Description:

Nursing is the assessment and treatment of human response to actual or potential health problems. This includes establishing an intentional therapeutic relationship between a registered nurse and a patient and family. As a leader and the integrator of care, the professional nurse has the responsibility, authority, and accountability for planning, coordinating and evaluating the patient’s care needs.

Provides nursing care across patient care departments in alignment with the nurses experience and competencies.

Principle Responsibilities

  • Comprehensive assessment of patient and family needs; identification of outcomes based on needs assessment; establishing the plan of care; supervising the progress; and modification of the plan of care as needed.
  • Maintains education and competencies to remain proficient to provide high quality patient care practice and skills.
  • Incorporates evidence-based nursing practice taking into consideration current statutes, rules and regulations when developing the plan of care.
  • Establishes, in the collaboration with the family and patient, realistic and measurable patient expected outcomes based on nursing diagnoses, patients present and potential capabilities, goals, available resources and plan for continuity of care.
  • Identifies outcomes that are age appropriate, culturally appropriate, realistic and attainable.
  • Coordinates, collaborates, and delegates appropriately to ensure care is provided in a safe, effective fashion.
  • Fulfills all organizational requirements.
  • Supplemental roles:
    • Charge Nurse (only when acting in this role).

      ◦ Demonstrates ability to coordinate, delegate, and direct unit operation, collaborates effectively with unit staff, leadership and other disciplines.
    • Preceptor (only when acting in this role).

      ◦ Demonstrates ability to identify the orientee's learning needs, plans appropriate learning experiences and demonstrates ability to validate clinical competence of orientee.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications

  • Associate's or Vocational degree


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Professional RN experience
  • Medical/Surgical experience


Licenses/Certifications

  • Licensed Registered Nurse – MN Board of Nursing required if working in state of MN upon hire
  • Must meet at least ONE of the requirements below:
    ◦ Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association
    ◦ Current BLS certification from the American Red Cross
    ◦ Allina in-house BLS training (within 30 days of hire)
  • Certified Medical Surgical RN (CMSRN) preferred
  • Additional certifications may be needed at certain sites:
    ◦ Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    ◦ Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS)
    ◦ Pediatric Emergency Assessment & Stabilization (PEARS)


Physical Demands

  • Medium Work*:
  • Lifting weightUp to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequently