Cleveland Clinic RN-Experienced-Medical-Surgical-Float in Avon, Ohio

Job Summary:

Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the health care organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the health care organization.

  • Implements and monitors patient care plans.

  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.

  • Monitors and documents patient's condition, effectiveness and timeliness of care and interventions.

  • Evaluates, updates and revises plan of care to facilitate achievement of planned and expected outcomes.

  • Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.

  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing protocol.

  • Assess and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the health care team.

  • Assesses educational needs of the patient an significant others considering cultural issues and other special concerns.

  • Provides teaching and educational material as appropriate.

  • Validates and documents patient and family understanding of teaching.

  • Maintains professional growth and development through ongoing formal and informal education and clinical nursing study.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Completion of a recognized course of study from an accredited School of Nursing.

  • BSN preferred.

Certifications:

  • Current state licensure as an Registered Nurse (RN).

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • Must have a minimum of one year clinical experience within the previous three years or completed a refresher course within the previous six months or graduated within the previous six months of hire.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patient, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination.

  • Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time. Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

  • Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

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