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RN Cardiac Unit

Allina Health

Allina Health

Minneapolis, MN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Number of Job Openings Available:

1

Date Posted:

February 06, 2024

Posting Expiration Date:

February 14, 2024

Department:

31003252 AHMHI H5200 CV PCU MPLS

Shift:

Permanent Nights (United States of America)

Shift Length:

12 hour shift

Hours Per Week:

36

Union Contract:

MNA-1-Abbott Northwestern RN

Weekend Rotation:

Every Other

Job Summary:

H5200 unit at Abbott Northwestern Hospital. This is a 32-bed general cardiology and post-procedural unit. The unit cares patients following cath lab procedures, including angiograms, pacemakers, and TAVRs. We also care for patients presenting with chest pain and heart attacks. This is a fast-paced unit and patients typically have a shorter length of stay. H5200 has a positive, supportive, and collaborative work culture. It’s a great unit for new grad nurses to begin their career.

Key Position Details:

  • Tier 1: CV Tele experience
  • Tier 2: Med/surg experience
  • Tier 3: Acute Care, Long Term Care, or New Graduate RN
  • 36 hours per week / night shifts
  • Every other weekend rotation
  • 12-hour shifts
  • MNA contract
  • Benefit eligible

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Assessment.
    • Collects, prioritizes and synthesizes comprehensive data pertinent to the patient's health or situation.
    • Collects and prioritizes data in a systematic and ongoing process that involves the patient, family, other health care providers and environment as appropriate.
    • Integrates data relevant to the situation to identify needs, patterns and variances.
    • Uses appropriate evidence based assessment techniques and instruments in data collection.
  • Diagnosis.
    • Analyzes assessment data to determine nursing diagnoses.
    • Interprets assessment information to identify each patient's needs relative to age, developmental stage and culture.
    • Formulates, revises and resolves nursing diagnoses that reflect the current patient status.
    • Validates and communicates nursing diagnoses with the patient, family and other health care team members.
    • Documents nursing diagnoses in compliance with the patient care guidelines.
  • Outcomes Identification.
    • Identifies expected outcomes individualized to the patient.
    • Establishes, in the collaboration with the family, 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.
  • Planning.
    • Develops a plan that prescribes interventions to attain expected outcomes.
    • Develops an individualized plan considering patient characteristics or the situation as appropriate in conjunction with the patient, family and others.
    • Establishes a plan that provides for continuity of care.
    • Incorporates evidence based nursing practice takes into consideration current statutes, rules and regulations when developing the plan of care.
  • Implementation.
    • Implements the identified plan.
    • Implements interventions in a safe, timely, appropriate manner.
    • Utilizes evidence-based interventions and treatments specific to the diagnoses as appropriate.
    • Coordinates implementation of the plan of care if appropriate
    • Documents interventions according to documentation guidelines.
  • Evaluation.
    • Evaluates the patient’s progress towards attainment of the outcome.
    • Evaluates the patient’s/family’s understanding of and response to the plan of care.
    • Utilizes systematic and ongoing assessment data to revise diagnoses, outcomes and the plan of care.
    • Involves the patient, family, and health care team members in the evaluation process when appropriate.
    • Documents revisions in diagnoses, outcomes and the plan of care according to documentation guidelines.
  • Quality of Practice.
    • Systematically enhances the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice.
    • Participates in quality improvement activities related to nursing practice.
    • Incorporates available QI data to improve nursing practice and outcome.
  • Education.
    • Attains knowledge and competency that reflects current nursing practice.
    • Participates in educational activities related to nursing practice.
    • Acquires and applies the knowledge gained from educational experiences to current nursing practice.
  • Professional Practice Evaluation.
    • Evaluates one’s own nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and regulatory guidelines.
    • Engages in self-evaluation of practice on a regular basis, identifying strengths and goals for professional development.
    • Obtains informal feedback regarding one’s own practice from patients, peers, professional colleagues, and others.
  • Collegiality.
    • Contributes to the professional development of peers, colleagues, and others.
    • Shares knowledge and skills in practice settings.
    • Provides immediate and ongoing positive and constructive feedback to colleagues regarding their performance.
    • Contributes to a supportive and healthy work environment.
  • Collaboration.
    • Collaborates with patient, family, and others in the conduct of nursing practice.
    • Partners with others to effect change and generate positive outcomes through knowledge of the patient or situation.
  • Ethics.
    • Acts in an ethical manner.
    • Maintains a therapeutic and professional patient-nurse relationship with appropriate professional role boundaries.
    • Serves as a patient advocate assisting patients in developing skills for self-advocacy
    • Uses available resources to help formulate ethical decisions.
  • Research.
    • Integrates research findings in practice.
    • Utilizes the best evidence, including research findings, to guide practice decisions.
  • Resource Utilization.
    • Incorporates factors related to safety, effectiveness, cost, and impact on practice in planning and delivering patient care.
    • Utilizes resources related to standards of care in a safe, effective and ethical manner.
    • Manages resources to assure they will be accessible to other in the future.
  • Leadership.
    • Provides leadership in the professional practice setting and the profession.
    • Functions as a professional role model.
    • Promotes a positive work environment.
    • Participates in shared decision-making.
  • Environmental Health.
    • Practices in an environmentally safe and healthy manner.
    • Attains knowledge of environmental health concepts, such as implementation of environmental health strategies.
    • Promotes a practice environment that reduces environmental health risks for workers and healthcare consumers.
    • Communicates environmental health risks and exposure reduction strategies to healthcare consumers, families, colleagues and communities.
  • Charge Nurse (only when acting in this role).
    • Demonstrates ability to coordinate and direct unit operation so the patient and family needs are met and resources are efficiently utilized in a safe manner.
    • Promotes an environment that encourages individual growth, nurtures professional practice and fosters teamwork.
    • 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 and plans appropriate learning experiences.
    • Demonstrates ability to implement an individualized orientation plan for the orientee.
    • Demonstrates ability to validate clinical competence of orientee.
    • Facilitates development of organizational and prioritization skills of orientee.
    • Demonstrates ability to evaluate interpersonal sills of orientee.
    • Serves as a professional role model.
    • Facilitated socialization of orientee into the organization and work group.
    • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

  • Associate's or Vocational degree
    required
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • All new grads must apply to the New Grad RN Requisition: R-0000016. New Graduate RN applicants must be a graduate of an accredited Nursing Program.
  • Cardiac, telemetry, or critical care RN experience preferred
  • Licensed Registered Nurse - MN Board of Nursing required if working in the state of MN upon hire
  • BLS Tier 1 - Basic Life Support - Multisource required by completion of orientation


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