Inpatient unit caring for adult patients following a surgical procedure, primarily of orthopedic nature and/or patients with a medical diagnosis requiring hospitalization. This inpatient unit is able to provide telemetry care and monitoring for patients as needed. The unit is fast-paced and challenging with many valuable learning opportunities.
Adult medical/surgical unit with a focus on orthopedic diagnosis and surgeries.
Orthopedic conditions treated include but are not limited to: total joint replacement (hips & knees), fractured hips, fractures of other bones, back and neck pain, foot reconstruction, and other joint problems (rotator cuff, tennis elbow, knee ligament tears).
This position works 48 hours every two weeks, on the night shift, 12 hour shifts and works every third weekend.
This position is benefit eligible.
The Registered Nurse is responsible for the assessment, planning, delivery, and evaluation of nursing care for all assigned patient population(s). The RN is responsible for performing these responsibilities in accordance with all policy, procedures, professional practice guidelines and the MN Nurse Practice Act. The RN coordinates care with members of the health care team and delegates responsibilities to others as appropriate.
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