Staff Nurse (casual) - Burn Unit

Hennepin County Medical Center Minneapolis, MN
SUMMARY

HCMC has a current casual, non benefit earning opening for a Staff Nurse in Burn Inpatient.

Casual nurses are nurses who have no regular appointed scheduled hours (no assigned FTE). Casual nurses must make themselves available to work a minimum of two (2) open 8 hour minimum length shifts per four (4)-week scheduling period at straight time, a minimum of one shift must be a weekend shift. Casual nurses must also make themselves available to work two (2) of the following holiday shifts (per calendar year:, New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day. A minimum of one of the holidays must be a winter holiday (Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year's).

RESPONSIBILITIES

Within the context of the Hennepin County Medical Center "Centered Around You" Patient & Family Centered Care practice model, and under general supervision, the registered nurse provides and coordinates nursing care by:

* Protecting, promoting wellness and optimizing health

* Triaging patients by assessing severity of symptoms and referral to appropriate setting or level of care

* Alleviating suffering through nursing interventions and prescribed treatments

* Partnering with the patient, their family and significant others

* Documenting interventions and an individualized plan of care

* Educating patient on their disease process

* Assuring continuity of care

* Educating patient and family in preventative care which promotes health and well being

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications:

* 2 years of recent Burn Inpatient/ICU professional nursing (RN) experience

* Graduation from an accredited school of nursing

* Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the State of Minnesota

New HCMC employees:

* Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of nursing or currently enrolled (employment is contingent on completion of the program within two years of hire date)

Preferred Qualifications:

* Bachelor's or master's degree in nursing from an accredited college

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