Cleveland Clinic RN-Enterprise-Medical-Surgical-Telemetry-CCSR-Full-Time in Independence, Ohio

Job Summary:

This position will float to Cleveland Clinic Enterprise hospitals: Hillcrest, Euclid, South Pointe, Marymount, Main Campus, Avon, Fairview, Lutheran, Medina

Provides general and specialized direct and indirect patient care through the application of sound procedures and practices to patients of all ages. Utilizes competency in the behavioral, growth and development, and psychosocial needs of the population served.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides general and specialized direct and indirect patient care through the application of sound procedures and practices.

  • Performs accurate and complete admission assessments within defined time frames.

  • Assesses and documents patient's pain levels utilizing appropriate protocols.

  • Prioritizes and documents patient problems based on assessed needs/problems in collaboration with the patient, family, and health care team.

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

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

  • Delegates appropriate components of the nursing care plan to other members of the nursing team.

  • Plans delivery of patient care in collaboration with other disciplines that promotes wellness and facilitates the discharge process.

  • Other duties as assigned

Education:

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

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.

Certifications:

  • Current state licensure as Registered Nurse (RN).

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) certification required.

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) certification required.

Competencies (Complexity of Work):

  • Desire to work in multiple hospitals.

  • 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:

  • Minimum two years recent acute care experience in areas utilizing telemetry monitoring such as cardiac, step - down, medical / surgical telemetry units, concentrated care units.

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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