About this position
The Urgency Center RN is a health care provider responsible for providing individualized care to customers and their families according to established standards, policies, and procedures: assessment, nursing diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation. The RN coordinates care among disciplines and delegates activities to other customer care providers as appropriate. The RN helps manage the flow of customers throughout the Urgency Center and assists providers in treatment and management of their customers and promotes remarkable customer care.
The RN identifies and responds promptly and effectively to emergent situations. The RN contributes as a part of the care team in providing supportive, comforting, and compassionate care to customers and families, and actively and consistently demonstrates the mission, vision, values, and guiding principles of the Urgency Center and Blaze Health.
This position works on-site in Minnetonka, MN. Interviews for this position will take place on-site or virtually via Microsoft Teams.
To ensure the highest level of protection from acquiring and transmitting disease, Blaze Health requires all team members to be fully vaccinated for influenza and COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious exemption from the organization on file as a condition of employment.
What we’ll expect from you
• Assists with the care of customers who may include infant, child, adolescent, adult, or geriatric.
• Collects current symptoms, as well as a detailed customer history, and then consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, and provide bedside care, vital signs, clean and bandage wounds, and IV therapy, while considering both physical and psychosocial elements.
• Follows the standard rooming process when rooming customers: obtains vitals and reconciles medications with customers.
• Provides triage assessment and identifies and responds promptly and effectively to high acuity situations.
• Assists providers during exams, diagnostic testing, and treatments.
• Prepares, administers (orally, subcutaneously, IM or IV), and records prescribed medications.
• Contributes to the professional development of peers, students, and other health care team members and promotes shared accountability and decision making for nursing practice.
• Provides education. Teaches customers and significant others how to manage their illness/injury, by explaining post-treatment home care needs, diet, nutrition, and exercise.
• Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms.
• Displays professionalism while completing multiple tasks in a timely manner.
• Accepts other duties as assigned to promote the accomplishment of organizational goals.
• Demonstrates proficiency for the skills outlined in the appropriate position skills list.
• Maintains skill proficiency, including improvement where deemed necessary, and upgrading any additional or new skills on the appropriate position skills list.
• Recognizes and complies with legal, regulatory, accrediting, and procedural requirements related to area of responsibility.
• Understands and follows principles and standards as outlined in North Memorial's Corporate Code of Conduct.
• Protects customer and team member privacy and only accesses customer- and/or team member-related information as needed to perform job duties.
• Reports violations or areas of concern to supervisor or Corporate Compliance Officer via established methods of communication.
Interested? Here are our requirements
• Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
• BSN preferred.
Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
• One year of experience in Emergency Room and/or Urgent Care.
• Ability to be anticipatory to the needs of the customer, to take initiative, be self-motivated, and be a proactive, independent, accountable, dependable performer.
• Strong communication skills with demonstrated ability to express ideas and information (both in written and oral form) clearly and concisely in a manner appropriate to the audience.
• Ability to be accountable for quality customer care and quality customer service, and respond appropriately to a variety of personalities and situations.
• Knowledge of professional nursing principles and practice.
• Current licensure as RN in the State of Minnesota (State requirement).
• Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross-accredited BLS certification (Blaze Health standard).
Hours per two week pay period:
Work Group: Non Contract
Remote or On-site: