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Field Placement Site Information

Agency Name: Fairview University Medical Center Mesabi
Address: 750 East 34th Street, Hibbing, MN 55746
Phone: 218-362-6672
Agency Description: This is a private non-profit hospital. The mission is to improve the health of the communities we serve. We are the regional provider of choice through innovation, diversity, leadership, and medical excellence. We provide a positive, caring, environment which ensures the highest quality of life, customer service satisfaction and employee excellence. Above all else-we do the right thing. The populations we serve are members of our communities who are admitted as patients. Ages range from birth through geriatric.
Description of Field Activities The student will be exposed to several opportunities. These include developing a needs assessment for the community resources we refer hospital patients to. The goal of the needs assessment is to identify opportunities to change or enhance our current way we do business. This will also involve planning, organizing, and implementation of a satisfaction survey for these identified community referral sources. As a Joint Commission requirement our department is required to have a resource (choice of vendor) book available to make informed choices for post continuum of care. Updating the resource library and accessing the community providers for current information for facilitation of comprehensive patient care/choice. The care management team meets every other week. This program is 6 months old. The student will have a role in evaluating our progress with the team. There will be time to assist in the planning of electronic medical record development for the team. Participating in performance improvement program process and quality program assessment will be provided. The student will attend at least 2 manager/supervisor meetings. Plan community education program for community members on Advance Directives. May have a role in assisting with advances directives for the people who come into the facility for the completion of this document. There will be a patient case load for patients in the hospital completing assessments and doing discharge planning.
Approval for Field I, II, Either?? This placement agency has been approved for either Field I or Field II placements.

If you would like additional information regarding this field placement agency, contact the Field Coordinator.



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