Job: RN – Registered Nurse

Title RN – Registered Nurse
Location St. Paul, MN
Job Information

Minnesota Epilepsy Group is the largest and most comprehensive adult and pediatric epilepsy program in the Midwest. As a regional referral facility, we are the recognized leader in treating epilepsy and other seizure-related conditions in infants to the elderly. We are a national, state-of-the-art, Level 4 epilepsy center committed to enhancing each patient’s quality of life and maximizing seizure control.

Major Accountability: Responsible to the Nurse Team Leader(s) to deliver quality, safe patient care in an ethical manner. Collaborate and work under the direction of both the adult and pediatric physicians. Work with staff to ensure a friendly, safe and customer service oriented delivery of care.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain nursing standards and practices that are required and consistent with the Minnesota Nurse Practice Act, licensing agencies and hospital policy.
  • Work in collaboration with physician to coordinate and manage care for a specific caseload of patients to assure immediate and ongoing care needs are met.
  • Provides leadership by serving as a clinical expert, educator, and liaison between the patient population and the medical, nursing, and interdisciplinary staff who care for them.
  • Produce and maintain all patient documentation following all regulatory guidelines and protocols. Documentation may including clinic notes, H&P/Discharge summaries, and referring physician updates.
  • Provide independent, collaborative, and medically delegated nursing functions for persons with epilepsy. Execute standards of nursing practice including assessment, outcome identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Maintain current licensure and basic life support certification.
  • Provide patient, families, hospital staff and community epilepsy education utilizing appropriate instructional strategies.
  • Identify problems, recommend and implement interventions and evaluate outcomes to ensure compliance with standards of clinical practice.
  • Initiate and/or participate in relevant research projects for publication, meetings or other professional presentation.
  • Establish and maintain patient database for ongoing research.
  • Maintain and enhance current nursing and sub-specialty knowledge base and skill through continuing education.
  • Develop and maintain positive working relations with all MEG employees and other departments as a responsibility in fulfilling all job functions.

Education/Licensure

  • R.N. degree from an accredited college or university.
  • BSN or MSN preferred.
  • RN license from the State of Minnesota Board of Nursing.

Position Requirements:

  • Three to five years nursing experience in epilepsy, neurology, internal medicine, or other specialty practice preferred.
  • Experience with adult and pediatric patients, preferred.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to effectively communicate in English both oral and written formats.
  • Ability to be detailed oriented.
  • Ability to work independently and exercise good judgement as it relates to patient care issues.
  • Ability to remain calm and maintain professional behavior in stressful situations.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, twist, and lean multiple times per day.
  • Ability to provide first line intervention for seizure occurrences.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relations with varied levels of individuals. For example a range could be a patient to referring physician.
  • Maintain confidentiality/privacy as described in MEG’s policies and as described by HIPPA.
  • Abide by security rules as defined by MEG’s policies and as described by HIPPA.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and basic keyboarding skills preferred. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.

Minnesota Epilepsy Group, PA®
Attention: Hiring Manager
225 N Smith Ave. Ste. 201
St. Paul, MN 55102
Fax: 651-241-5140
E-mail aibrahim@mnepilepsy.net

Equal Opportunity Employer