Cleveland Clinic RN-Amb-Team-Lead-Brunswick-Family-Medicine in Brunswick, Ohio

Job Summary:

Works as part of an interdisciplinary care team to coordinate on going care. Identifies cost effective ways to maximize wellness, prevent illness, disease and disability.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides professional nursing care to patients and assists in providing clinical oversight to assigned employees.

  • Coordinates daily operational issues in specified clinical area.

  • Facilitates orientation, teaching, coaching and mentoring of assigned employees.

  • Ensures compliance with regulatory standards and patient safety initiatives.

  • Assesses health status by completing a nursing assessment and performs telephone triage then notifies physician of abnormal findings.

  • Establishes a care plan in collaboration with the patient, family and health care team.

  • Executes a nursing regimen through the selection, performance, management and evaluation of nursing actions.

  • Coordinates ongoing care and provides health education to patients and families then evaluates, adapts and documents education to learning needs and abilities of patients or families.

  • Assists with specialized diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

  • Assists with specialized patient care equipment as required by the clinical department and medical specialty assigned.

  • Administers medications and treatments as ordered by an LIP.

  • Monitors patient response to treatment.

  • Assists in the preparation of the department specific education for patients and colleagues.

  • Initiates CPR and other emergency measures.

  • Covers other nursing roles in the department.

  • Facilitates smooth operation of the outpatient clinic desks.

  • Participates in quality initiatives, process improvement and research activities to improve patient outcomes, patient experience and patient safety.

  • Maintains professional growth and development in the nursing field and identified annual core competencies.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

  • BSN preferred.

Certifications:

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

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

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.

  • Ability to function in a variety of medical situations.

  • Professional behavior/appearance required, ability to focus on patient safety, teamwork, patient outcomes, patient experience and quality improvement.

Work Experience:

  • 2 years recent experience as a Registered Nurse required.

  • Previous Charge Nurse or supervisory experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires full range of motion, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.

  • Requires corrected hearing and vision to normal range.

  • May requires some exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids.

  • Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects.

  • Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required for procedures.

The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic’s Smoking Policy will be offered smoking cessation assistance and will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.

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