Staff Nurse - SICU
Hennepin County Medical Center
 Minneapolis, MN

SUMMARY

HCMC has a current opening for a Staff Nurse in Surgical Intensive Care Unit.

This position is a 0.8 FTE (8 shifts/ pay period), 8-hour shifts, Evenings, and Every Other Weekend.

The SICU is a 20-bed unit specifically equipped and designed to care for seriously or critically ill adult patients including cardiovascular and open heart, surgical, VV ECMO, TBI, stroke, CRRT, trauma, and neuroscience patients.

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:

  • 1 year of recent adult ICU or Emergency Department professional nursing (RN) experience or least 2 years of professional nursing (RN) experience in inpatient intermediate care unit with 3:1 nurse ratio
  • 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