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CV Associate

Requisition #

59662BR

Physical Location

Coon Rapids, Minnesota

Posted Date

10-Dec-2019

Schedule Type

Full-Time

Dept. Name

MRC CV Lab

Hours Per Week

40

Contract

Noncontract

Introduction

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.

Mercy Hospital is the premier hospital in the northern metropolitan communities of the Twin Cities. It is located on two campuses: one in Coon Rapids, and one in Fridley. Together, these facilities offer nationally recognized clinical excellence and compassionate health care services, including cancer care, heart and vascular services, emergency and trauma care, surgical services and da Vinci® System, The Mother Baby Center at Mercy with Children’s Minnesota, Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, the Joint Replacement Center and women’s and children’s services. In 2016, Mercy Hospital was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals and 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the U.S. by Truven Health Analytics. With 3,500+ employees, 830+ affiliated physicians and 420 staffed beds, Mercy Hospital provides inpatient and outpatient services to more than 270,000 patients each year.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 59662
Removes arterial and venous sheaths according to hospital and department procedure and demonstrating knowledge and expertise in manual and mechanical hemostasis methods

Provides support for CV and EP lab by assisting with patient room set up and turn around

Demonstrates knowledge of and practices standard precautions and sterile technique

Ensures department has adequate supplies and equipment from SPE and storeroom

Assists with restocking and transporting of patients when central transport unavailable

Will do others duties as requested by charge RN

Education

High school diploma or equivelant

Qualification/Skills

One year of Nursing Assistant experience preferred. Applicants with less than one year of Nursing Assistant experience must meet the following:
  • Registered on State Department of Health Nursing Assistant Registry; and/or
  • Completion of one (1) semester of clinical rotations within an accredited nursing program
  • or similar cath lab training preferred
In addition, candidates should be self-motivated and able to work in a team setting, as well as possess strong communication, problem solving, customer service and critical thinking skills

Critical thinking and patient care competencies
Ability to establish effective relationships with the health care team, managers, and with patients and family members.
Ability to lift patients, push carts and lift boxes of supplies.

Work Schedule

Full time 40 hours/week
Days/eve
No weekend rotation at this time but potential in the future
noncontract
benefit eligible

Location/Community Information

The city of Coon Rapids is a fast growing community on the Mississippi River just 20 minutes north of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and the metropolitan area gateway to the northern part of the state. Coon Rapids offers excellent access to highways, dynamic community shopping centers with major retail anchors, and a wide variety of recreational activities including neighborhood and regional parks, a municipal golf course, indoor ice arenas, hiking and biking trails and swimming pools.

Coon Rapids:

  • Located 14 miles North of Minneapolis and 20 miles Northwest of St. Paul
  • Population = 63,000
  • Service area = 413,500

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore MinnesotaMN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

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.


Requisition #

59662BR
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