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Nurse Clinician-Pacemaker/ICD

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Overview

Allina Health nurses are the embodiment of science and caring. Relationships – with patients and each other – are at the center of everything we do. Our leadership team is deeply committed to fostering visionary and transformational leadership skills, advocacy, continuous improvement and cultural awareness and recognition.

When you find the right fit, going to work each day becomes a source of pride. It's a welcoming environment to advocate and care for your patients. State-of-the-art equipment to make your day easier. And the flexibility and support you need to focus on building a career you love. That’s what you’ll find here.

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Rewards

  • Employee Volunteerism

    We believe care is more than just treating people when they are sick. We help people live healthier lives by investing in community programs and employee volunteerism.

  • Starting Salary

    Minnesota and Wisconsin boast the highest and most competitive average salaries and hourly wages for registered nurses in the five-state region.

  • Nurse-Patient Ratios

    Our nurse-patient ratios are among the best in the nation and ensure our staff can provide the safest care possible.

  • Career Development

    We'll support you every step of the way by providing incentives for certification, tuition reimbursement, professional development and more.

  • Location

    Discover a rewarding career at one of our 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals and a wide variety of specialty care services in Minnesota and western Wisconsin, ranked top states for nurses.

Allina Health is forward thinking in that we use technology in the care of our patients to improve outcomes across the system.

- Faith P., APRN

Responsibilities

Requisition #

59078BR

Physical Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted Date

08-Nov-2019

Schedule Type

Full-Time

Dept. Name

MHI Pacer / I C D

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.

Abbott Northwestern Hospital, located in south Minneapolis, is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities and is recognized as an ANCC Magnet-designated hospital. It is known around the region and across the U.S. for its centers of excellence: cancer care through the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute; cardiovascular services in partnership with the Minneapolis Heart Institute; the Spine Institute; Neuroscience Institute; Orthopaedic Institute; perinatology, obstetrics and gynecology through WomenCare; physical rehabilitation through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM; and more. With 5,697 employees, 1,397 physicians and 633 beds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital cares for nearly 370,000 patients and their families each year from the Twin Cities area and throughout the Upper Midwest.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 59078
  • Performs device interrogations, follow-up, assessment, trouble-shooting, and reprogramming of patient’s implanted pacemakers and defibrillators through clinic visits, inpatient visits, Emergency Department visits, procedures, remote transfer of information, and via telephone. Responsible for educating patients, families, physicians and staff regarding devices and their functions. Assures patients with implanted pacemakers and defibrillators receive regular follow-up, that the devices continue to function appropriately, and if not, that patients are referred to the appropriate physician for management. Provides on-call coverage in the hospital setting evening, nights, weekends and holidays.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing. Current MN nursing license. Valid MN Driver’s license. Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification. Certification from the Heart Rhythm Society (IBHRE) required upon hire or within one year of hire.

Qualification/Skills

  • Minimum 2 years nursing experience in critical care and/or cardiac telemetry unit. Experience programming pacemakers and ICDs preferred.

    Experience in ECG rhythm and pacemaker rhythm analysis. Must be able to work as a team member, think independently, have good problem solving skills, and be able to prioritize multiple priorities and requests. Requires excellent interpersonal communication skills.

Work Schedule

  • 1.0 FTE
  • Days shifts (variable start times)
  • Rotating weekend call (every 15th weekend)
  • Benefit Eligible
  • Non Contract
  • Exempt Position

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

  • Located in Minneapolis
  • Population = 380,000
  • Service Area = 2,882,245

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


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 #

59078BR
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