Nursing Station Technician Pediatric Float Pool

Fairview Health Services

Minneapolis, MN 55405

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description


M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital is located on the west bank of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. We provide a broad range of pediatric programs from surgery, imaging and neonatal and pediatric intensive care to cardiac and oncology (cancer care) services and blood and marrow and organ transplantation.

Our clinical staff apply innovative approaches to creating medical breakthroughs based their work with patients and on findings through research at the University of Minnesota. This has led to several firsts, including the first successful pediatric blood marrow transplant, infant heart transplant in Minnesota and cochlear ear implant surgery for a child.

Through teamwork and collaboration, we respectfully address the physical, emotional, cultural and spiritual needs of pediatric patients and their families.

Nursing Station Technicians- Support the work of the RN to provide exceptional care to our patients and families. The NST floats to all areas of the pediatric hospital including critical care, transplant, oncology, and cardiology. The pediatric float pool NST also functions in the role of a “flyer” and performs the EKGs ordered on the west bank along with holter monitor placement and responds to the needs of individual units.

This position will be working 64 hours every two weeks on the rotating evening/night shift, 8 hour shifts and every other weekend. The position is eligible for benefits.

**Responsibilities/Job Description**

The Nursing Station Technician is a hybrid position consisting of both Nursing Assistant and Health Unit Coordinator roles to deliver direct patient care and administrative duties.

In this role, you will work under the direct supervision of a professional nurse to demonstrate excellent customer service, teamwork and communication skills with patients, families, and the healthcare team on a fasted paced unit. Other job duties include:

+ Patient care such as personal hygiene, vitals, daily activities, repositioning, transporting, and feeding

+ Maintaining unit desk area functions such as answering phones, processing admissions, discharging and transferring forms, transcribing orders, assembling patient charts and ordering tests

+ Setting up and maintaining patient rooms

+ Ordering and stocking of supplies



+ Current certification on the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry upon hire with the following exceptions:

+ If the applicant is currently enrolled in an RN program, and completion of one (1) semester of clinical rotation within the program or If the applicant is a current Fairview employee, this requirement does not need to be maintained throughout employment and is not required if subsequently transferring into another Nursing Assistant or Nursing Station Tech or Nursing Station Attendant position

+ Basic Life Support (BLS)


+ Previous Health Unit Coordinator, nursing assistant or related experience

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_Fairview Health Services ( is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota._

_Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education._

**_Vaccination Update_**

_As part of our ongoing efforts to protect the wellbeing of our teams and to provide a safe and healthy environment for the patients and communities we serve, all Fairview employees will be required to receive both an annual flu vaccination and the COVID-19 vaccination series. Current employees must have completed both vaccination schedules on or before October 31, 2021.Beginning August 9, 2021, any new hires who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to receive their first dose prior to their start date and their second dose (if receiving Moderna or Pfizer vaccines) within 4 weeks of their start date. Annual flu vaccinations are also required before the employment start date for employees who begin employment during the flu season.Accommodations requests will be reviewed on an individual basis._

_EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status._

**Job Locations** _US-MN-Minneapolis_

**Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date** _3 months ago_ _(6/15/2021 4:06 PM)_

**_Requisition ID_** _2021-74470_

**_Profession_** _Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)_

**_Speciality_** _Clinical Support Staff_

**_Location_** _University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital_

**_Shift_** _evening/night_

**_Hours per 2 weeks_** _64_

**_Department_** _Pediatric Float Pool_

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