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University of Minnesota Physicians Triage RN (Masonic Cancer Clinic) - .6 FTE in Minneapolis, Minnesota

As the multi-specialty group practice for the faculty of the University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota Physicians has more than 950 physicians and 1,600 health professionals, providing clinical care in over 100 specialty and sub-specialty areas. Our mission is three-fold: delivering exceptional patient care, advancing medicine through research, and training the next generation of health professionals.

The Triage RN makes nursing decisions in uncertain conditions drawing on a broad based depth of knowledge and is able to recognize life threatening emergencies. Uses systematic, comprehensive patient assessment tools, and uses protocols appropriately. Uses excellent interviewing and documentation skills and well developed communication prowess to assess patients both directly and indirectly. Practices nursing utilizing the nursing process to give advice based on best practice, critical judgment and protocols. Coordinates patient care with other health care team members. All duties and responsibilities are performed within the policies of UMP in compliance with Minnesota Nurse Practice Act. The triage nurse does direct patient assessment and evaluation.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assesses the patient and identifies actual or potential health, safety or educational needs.

  • Implements nursing interventions based on plan of care.

  • Uses communication strategies to achieve desirable outcomes.

  • Evaluates care and the patient’s response to interventions and expected outcomes.

  • Systematically evaluates the patient’s response to interventions.

  • Facilitates continuity of care through interdisciplinary collaboration and coordination of appropriate health care services.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Current Minnesota RN-BSN License OR an ADN and the completion of a BSN program within 4 years of hire.

  • BLS certification or certification within orientation period.

  • 5+ years of clinical RN experience demonstrating solid assessment and visualization skills.

  • Proven ability to function at highest level within scope of practice.

  • Patient education and pro-active disease management experience.

  • Excellent assessment and care coordination skills.

  • Experience with an EMR.

  • Keyboarding/computer skills.

  • Strong customer focus to accommodate patients.

  • Proven ability to follow protocol.

Location: Clinics and Surgery Center

Address: 909 Fulton St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

FTE: .6 FTE, 24 hours a week.

M Physicians offers competitive salary and excellent benefits and provides you with the opportunity to enhance your career in the exciting field of health care through rewarding and challenging assignments and the opportunities for advancement.

For more than two decades, University of Minnesota Physicians (M Physicians) has been the multi-specialty group practice for the University of Minnesota Medical School faculty. We serve the land grant mission of the University by providing high quality, innovative and leading-edge care to patients across the state of Minnesota and beyond.

We have world-leading experts in a broad range of specialties and primary care, are committed to the discovery of cures and treatments and provide patients access to the latest evidence-based care. University of Minnesota Physicians owns and operates specialty and family medicine clinics, employs more than 1,200 physicians and 2,400 providers and staff, and contributes a significant portion of operating revenue to support the University of Minnesota Medical School’s research and education priorities.

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