The Registered Nurse (RN) at Boynton Health performs key nursing functions and delegated medical treatments. As an RN at Boynton Health, you will be a key player on a team that is delivering high quality, multicultural health care to the University’s diverse population. Nursing has a strong commitment to support the University’s goal of creating a positive and inclusive campus climate for all by advancing equity and diversity. We support staff participation in campus affinity groups.
Detailed Job Responsibilities:
Maintain a respectful work environment.
Provide quality, competent nursing care in a customer friendly manner.
Provide specialized patient care in accordance with experience, training, and licensure as it pertains to assigned clinical area(s).
Implement nursing care according to policies, procedures, and protocols.
Perform triage duties, either in person or via telephone.
Assist with/perform medical procedures and treatments.
Transport patients as necessary.
Recognize and respond to medical emergencies and unplanned situations. Perform CPR as needed.
Provide culturally competent health education and counseling.
Identify available health resources specific to patients' needs and provide necessary information to patients.
Refill prescriptions per protocol.
Document all care information, as necessary to maintain an accurate record of nursing actions, patients’ reaction to care, resulting patient outcomes, and relevant medical communication with patients in the Electronic Medical Record.
Start and maintain intravenous fluids
Promote a safe, equitable, and respectful environment in which concerns can be addressed effectively.
Duties may include allergy nurse visits, immunization nurse visits, urgent care nurse visits and urgent care charge nurse.
**This description lists the major duties and requirements and is not all-inclusive. The employee may be expected to perform related duties and may be required to have specific job related knowledge and skills
Completion of accredited professional nursing program
Current state of Minnesota Registered Nurse license with no exceptions
BA/BS plus at least two years of experience or a combination of related work education and work experience equal to six years
Must be able to transport an individual via wheelchair or gurney
Demonstrated commitment to promoting a culture that respects and advances diversity and inclusion
Open to communicating with individuals from a variety of cultures
Ability to establish and maintain positive and effective work relations
Ability to take initiative and work autonomously, as appropriate
Ability to work effectively with multiple internal and external stakeholders to achieve a common goal
Experience working with individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds
Physical and Environmental Conditions:
Mobility, agility, and strength to stand, walk, sit, lift and transport patients for extended periods
Bending, twisting, stooping and stretching
Ability to push and pull wheelchairs and gurneys
Respond to patient needs in emergencies, including administering CPR.
Exercise good judgement and complete care duties efficiently and effectively
Vision to read printed and electronic information
Repetitive hand and wrist motion to operate a keyboard and use standard clinic support
Communicate effectively in English using oral, nonverbal, written, electronic and visual forms of interaction
Internal Number: 339602
About University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.