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RN - Critical Care

Allina Health

Location: New Ulm, Minnesota
Type: Part-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: April 22, 2024
RN Critical Care
Allina Health is a not-for-profit health system that cares for individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. If you value putting patients first, consider a career at Allina Health. Our mission is to provide exceptional care as we prevent illness, restore health and provide comfort to all who entrust us with their care. This includes you and your loved ones. We are committed to providing whole person care, investing in your well-being, and enriching your career.
Nursing is the diagnosis and treatment of human response to actual or potential health problems. This includes establishing an intentional therapeutic relationship between a registered nurse and a patient and family. As a leader and the integrator of care, the professional nurse has the responsibility, authority, and accountability for planning, coordinating and evaluating the patient’s care needs.
Provides specialized care to patients who are severely ill or injured. May practice in an intensive care unit or in a care area that requires the expertise of the critical care nurse.
Principle Responsibilities
• Comprehensive assessment of patient and family needs; identification of outcomes based on needs assessment; establishing the plan of care; supervising the progress; and modification of the plan of care as needed.
• Maintains education and competencies to remain proficient to provide high quality patient care practice and skills.
• Incorporates evidence-based nursing practice taking into consideration current statutes, rules and regulations when developing the plan of care.
• Establishes, in the collaboration with the family and 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.
• Identifies outcomes that are age appropriate, culturally appropriate, realistic and attainable.
• Coordinates, collaborates, and delegates appropriately to ensure care is provided in a safe, effective fashion.
• Fulfills all organizational requirements.
• Supplemental roles:
• Charge Nurse (only when acting in this role).
• Demonstrates ability to coordinate, delegate, and direct unit operation, 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, plans appropriate learning experiences and demonstrates ability to validate clinical competence of orientee.
• Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications
• Associate's or Vocational degree
• Minimum 2 years RN experience
Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree
• Critical care RN experience
• Licensed Registered Nurse – MN Board of Nursing required if working in state of MN upon hire
• Must meet at least ONE of the requirements below:
• Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association
• Current BLS certification from the American Red Cross
• Allina in-house BLS training (within 30 days of hire)
• ACLS/BLS Tier 2-Advanced Cardiac Life Support - Multisource required upon completion of orientation
• ACLS/BLS Tier 3 - Multisource required if working in rapid response or code teams
• Certified Critical Care RN - American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) preferred
• RN-C in appropriate to department specialty preferred
• SCRN Stroke Certified RN preferred
Physical Demands
Medium Work*:
Lifting weight Up to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequently
• This is a casual role for Med/Surg and Critical Care units.
• Day/Evening/Night; Combination of 8 and 12-hour shifts.
• Must maintain casual requirements of MNA Union contract.
• PALS certification is preferred
• If there is a desire to train to charge for Critical Care, additional certification of NRP is required and can be obtained upon hire.
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