Perioperative 101 Nurse Education Program-Ridges

Fairview Health Services Burnsville , MN 55306

Posted 3 weeks ago


Come immerse yourself in a department where the cumulative employee nursing satisfaction-engagement score is 86 percent! Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville, MN currently has 12 OR Rooms and averages 10,000 cases a year.

Registered nurses will circulate and scrub for all OR specialty areas including: Spine, Ortho, OB-GYN, General, ENT, Plastic, Urology, and Da Vinci.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The Operating Room RN provides services as a circulating nurse and is responsible for the assessment, planning, delivery, and evaluation of nursing care for the patient undergoing surgical procedures in the operating room. The RN is responsible for performing these responsibilities in accordance with all policy, procedure, and professional practice guidelines. The RN coordinates care with members of the health care team and delegates responsibilities to others as appropriate.

The Perioperative 101 program is learner centered and structured. It is designed to provide specialized skills and knowledge in Perioperative nursing.

Learning modules are presented through lectures, demonstrations and videos. Learning is reinforced in the lab and clinical setting. The classroom didactic, hands-on lab experiences and clinical practicum take place Monday through Friday on the day shift, however hours can vary.

The method of evaluation will include chapter post-tests, final examination, skill demonstrations and preceptor observation in the clinical setting. Provides 41.7 continuing education contact hours after successful completion.

Classroom Education Location: University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview in Minneapolis MN

Date: Program begins in July 2019 and will continue for approximately six (6) months.

Days/Hours: Training will take place Monday through Friday, hours will vary.

This training program is full-time (80 hours per two-week pay period) for the duration of the program. The position after training at Fairview Ridges is full time and will require rotating weekend, holiday, and call hours.


Required Qualifications:

  • New graduate RN's welcome to apply who hold a BSN/BAN degree or must have at least one year RN experience.

  • A current Minnesota RN license by start date.

  • Current BLS certification with American Heart Association or American Red Cross as a Health Care Provider required at the time of application.

  • Must have a strong desire/career goal to work as a RN in the Operating Room environment.

  • Current Fairview employees must have been in their current position for a minimum for 6 months and performance in previous/current Fairview jobs will be considered

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BSN, BAN or Master's degree in nursing or higher.

  • Previous experience in acute care nursing, surgical tech or as a anesthesia aide.

  • Completion of a perioperative nursing course at a community or technical college.

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