RN - Clinic/Surgery Center

Plymouth, MN

Requisition Number: RNCLI001803

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Posted on May 25, 2022

This Summit Orthopedics position is subject to the requirements outlined in the recent Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Final Rule making Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for employees in most health care settings, including those in Ambulatory Surgery Centers.  Candidates for employment who will perform work within any of Summit’s Ambulatory Surgery Centers will need to be fully vaccinated, which means at least two weeks post final vaccine, or have been granted an approved medical or religious exemption prior to a start date.

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The RN works closely in multiple clinic locations with physicians and mid-level providers to provide exceptional outpatient spine care. Duties include but are not limited to: phone triage, patient information and education, coordination of patient care and chart documentation. Using physician consultation, explains medical terms and procedures and provides information regarding prescribed medications and therapies to patients.  Identifies patient, family, physician, organization and community resources and makes appropriate referrals.  Prepares patient education materials and reviews with patient.  Makes patient assessments and participates in collaborative decision-making with the care team.  May be assigned to work in the outpatient surgery center.

The SAU (Surgical Admission Unit) / PACU (Post Anesthesia Care Unit) registered nurse provides skilled nursing assessment, plans and evaluates treatment, and administers appropriate nursing intervention to all patients admitted to the surgery center. The SAU/PACU registered nurse collects, interprets, documents, and communicates patient information in accordance with State and Federal guidelines, rules and regulations applicable to the facility setting.

This is a full-time dual role will provide support to a Non-Operative Spine/Physician.  The position works directly alongside the physician treating patients with cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine pathology, whether they are in clinic or in one of our ambulatory surgery centers during spinal injections. Travel to other location sis expected - Hutchinson, Minnetonka, Eagan and Lakeville.  Subject to change.  Flexibility to float to other sites as needed. 

Summit Health ASO, provides administrative and clinical support to our full spectrum of orthopedic care services in our sub-specialty clinics, walk-in care at our OrthoQUICK clinics, imaging, bracing, therapy, surgery, and post-surgical stays at our Care Suites. Our expert teams are part of the 800+ employees who partner to provide quality services and care designed to support a healthier, more active lifestyle.

Summit Orthopedics is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations of federal, state and local governing boards and/or agencies.

 

Skills

  • Required: Basic Life Support
  • Required: Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Education

  • Required: Associates in Nursing

Experience

  • Preferred: A minimum of one year acute care experience. Current BLS, ACLS and PALS are required.