University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital is located on the west bank of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. We provide a broad range of pediatric programs from surgery, imaging and neonatal and pediatric intensive care to cardiac and oncology (cancer care) services and blood and marrow and organ transplantation.
Our clinical staff apply innovative approaches to creating medical breakthroughs based their work with patients and on findings through research at the University of Minnesota. This has led to several firsts, including the first successful pediatric blood marrow transplant, infant heart transplant in Minnesota and cochlear ear implant surgery for a child.
Through teamwork and collaboration, we respectfully address the physical, emotional, cultural and spiritual needs of pediatric patients and their families.Were a committed, caring team of health care professionals who treat children with cancer and blood disorders. We combine our academic, clinical and research backgrounds with determination and passion to strive towardor meetour goal of curing disease in children.
Pediatric Med/Surg - Unit 5
All pediatric patients requiring non-intensive care including specialty populations of pediatric hematololgy/oncology, solid organ transplant, GI/GU & metabolic.
Also provides general medical surgical pediatric care, trauma, orthopedic, ENT, neurosurgical, & other care patients and their families.
We work together with the entire interdisciplinary team (MDs, NPs, NSTs, OT/PT, Speech, SW, etc) to deliver high quality care to our families.
May float to take care of other med/surg pediatric patients including BMT. Patient assignment varies based on acuity.
This position will be working 48 hours every two weeks on the rotating evening/night shift, 8 hour shifts, every third weekend. The position is eligible for benefits including loan reimbursement.
Provides care to pediatric hematology-oncology, urology, blood and marrow and solid organ (liver, pancreas, bowel, kidney) transplant, metabolic, gastrointestinal, and general medical/surgical patients and their families
Manages complex medication and infusion therapies
Performs advanced monitoring using current technology
Care for patient undergoing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures/interventions on the unit.
Knowledge of medications and infusions such as, but not limited to:
Stem cell infusions
Low dose vasoactive infusions
Knowledge of patient monitoring such as, but not limited to:
Knowledge and skill in the nursing role when caring for patients undergoing the following procedures/interventions:
Chest tube placement
Wound vac therapy
Knowledge and skill in the safe operation of the following equipment on the unit.
Continuous passive motion machine
BLS for healthcare providers
MN RN licensure
Acute Care Inpatient RN experience
Demonstrated nursing leadership and professional advancement including certification in a pediatric specialty area. PALS/PEARS
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.
Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership ...with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.