Fairview Health Services Nursing Station Technician Orthopaedics in Minneapolis, Minnesota


At the University of Minnesota Medical Center - West Bank Campus we are committed to providing exceptional healthcare in a setting where we specialize in innovation. We continually strive to improve our patients' lives by delivering superior outcomes using groundbreaking technology and treatments while balancing patients' needs.

Our partnership with the University of Minnesota Medical School and University of Minnesota Physicians provides the platform to specialize in breakthrough treatments, surgical techniques, lifesaving therapies and to train tomorrow's physicians. Clinical trials advance our clinical services, bringing the very newest ideas in patient care.

We are conveniently located on the West Bank of the Mississippi River near downtown Minneapolis.

  • 24 Beds.

  • Primarily orthopaedics with med/surg overflow.

  • Total joint replacements and revisions, specialized orthopaedic procedures such as limb lengthening, orthopedic tumor removals, amputations.

  • Work closely with Orthopaedic Surgeons, Residents, NP, Infectious Disease Specialists, and Hospitalists, as well as PT/OT team.

  • Team supported by Nurse Manager, Clinical Nurse Specialist and Clinical Development Specialist.

  • Care delivery team: RN & NST on all shifts.

This position works 40 hours in a 2 week pay period on the evening shift, 8 hour shifts, every other weekend. This position is benefit eligible.

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



  • Active status on the Nursing Assistant Registry and

  • Current Basic Life Support Certification by their first day


  • Previous Health Unit Coordinator, Nursing Assistant, or related experience.

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, 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.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-27672

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Clinical Support Staff

Location University of Minnesota Medical Center West Bank Hospital

Shift evening

Hours per 2 weeks 40

Department Ortho 8A