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Nursing Support Coord

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Physical Location

Buffalo, Minnesota

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Dept. Name

Staffing Office and Float Pool

Hours Per Week





Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Buffalo Hospital, located on the western edge of the Twin Cities metro area in Buffalo, Minn., offers high quality, personal care in private rooms and provides many specialty services, including the Birth Center, Cardiac Center, Emergency Services, Sleep Center, Phillips Eye Institute, Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM and Virginia Piper Cancer Institute.



Req ID: 64732
  • Generates long-range schedules for the patient care unit(s) based on position control and master staffing plan and maintains position control and master staffing plan
  • Assists PCM with maintenance of employee files
  • Processes employee change/termination forms for PCM signature
  • Completes secretarial tasks for unit leadership as requested including typing, mail distribution, and copying
  • Assists in coordination of events and projects as directed
  • Processes and maintains data
  • Completes processing of payroll
  • Coordinates communication within the unit(s) and between other patient care units and other hospital and system resources
  • Demonstrates understanding of role in developing and maintaining an environment that is safe for patients, visitors and employees
  • Coordinates supply ordering for unit(s)
  • Actively facilitates educational services, meetings, and events of the unit(s)
  • Uses communication techniques that reflect attention to the needs of the patient/family based on patient age and other special needs


  • High school degree required
  • BA/BS preferred



  • Experience and in-depth knowledge of personal computers including work processing and spreadsheets (strong computer skills required)
  • Minimum 2 years experience with customer relations/service skills required
  • Experience with online scheduling systems preferred
  • Experience accurately maintaining multiple systems
  • Experience working in a fast paced environment while balancing several ongoing projects
  • Previous staffing experience strongly preferred


  • Advanced computer skills including Word, Power Point, and Excel spreadsheets
  • Demonstrates excellent communication and public relations skills working with a variety of disciplines
  • Ability to set priorities, balance several ongoing projects
  • Effective interpersonal communication and establishing relationships, critical thinking, customer service, confidentiality, organization, creativity, flexibility, multitasking, teaching and the ability to be part of a diverse health care team
  • Conflict management capabilities
  • Ability to identify priorities, work independently and good problem solving skills
  • Ability to multitask in a face-paced environment while ensuring accuracy

Work Schedule

The hours of operation for the department are 7am to 5pm.

Location/Community Information

Located 35 minutes from Minneapolis or St. Cloud, the city of Buffalo lies at the intersection of two major highways and on two major recreational lakes, Buffalo Lake and Lake Pulaski. Quality education is very important to Buffalo residents, and it is one of the reasons many young parents are attracted to the Buffalo area. During the past 15 years, Buffalo has experienced enormous growth and development. This community offers both residents and guests a perfect mixture of modern conveniences and small town life. Although much has changed, Buffalo has retained its quaint feel and charm of the past


  • Located 35 miles Northwest of Minneapolis
  • Population = 15,000
  • Service Area = 123,500

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

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