The University of Minnesota Medical Center is looking for Nursing Station Technicians to join our perianesthesia team. The University of Minnesota Medical Center is the flagship location for University of Minnesota Health providing breakthrough medicine and transforming the health of our community.
Recognized in the U.S. News & World Report for high performance in orthopedics, pulmonology and lung surgery. Top 50 nationally in cancer care and recognized as one of 15 best hospitals in Minnesota.
The University of Minnesota Medical Center East Bank location offers the widest range of hospital and clinical services provided through the Fairview Health System. Complete services range from primary care, emergency care and to care of patients with the most complex conditions. Areas of specialization include solid organ (heart, kidney, lung, liver, and pancreas) and blood and marrow transplantation, heart disease and cancer.
Perianesthesia Department, three phases of care:
pre & post has 22 beds providing care for same day surgery patients, inpatients and surgical admits
Post anesthesia care unit (PACU) has 21 beds and cares for 30-50 patients/day
The scope of practice extends from a patients entry into preoperative care unit and continues through recovery. Start times vary with the earliest being 5am and the latest being 3pm
About the Job
The Nursing Station Technician is a hybrid position consisting of both Nursing Assistant and Health Unit Coordinator roles to deliver direct patient care and administrative duties.
In this role, you will work under the direct supervision of a professional nurse to demonstrate excellent customer service, teamwork and communication skills with patients, families, and the healthcare team on a fasted paced unit. Other job duties include:
Patient care such as personal hygiene, vitals, daily activities, repositioning, transporting, and feeding
Maintaining unit desk area functions such as answering phones, processing admissions, discharging and transferring forms, transcribing orders, assembling patient charts and ordering tests
Setting up and maintaining patient rooms
Ordering and stocking of supplies
Keywords: NST / NA / HUC
Basic Life Support Certification
Successful candidates will be required to possess an active status on the Nursing Assistant Registry. Student nurses who have completed two semesters of clinicals and will be completing and passing the Nursing Assistant registry exam within 6 months of hire will also be qualified.
Previous experience as a Health Unit Coordinator, Nursing Assistant, or other related experience
Candidates must possess exceptional communication skills such as clear speech, ability to read, legible handwriting, and strong computer skills. Knowledge of medical terminology, abbreviations, and hospital procedures is required. A self-starter, who is passionate about creating an exceptional patient experience, will receive top consideration.
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 netwo...rk 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.