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Registered Nurse - Med/Surg Tele

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Lorain
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Join us on 5 Pavilion! Located in Cleveland Clinic's Fairview Hospital, 5 Pavilion is a medical-surgical unit with telemetry. The unit encompasses both private and semi-private rooms that contain a total of 25 beds. We provide inpatient acute care to adults recovering from a wide variety of conditions, such as pneumonia, heart failure, and chest pain. Our caregivers also monitor patients before and after surgical procedures.On 5 Pavilion, we pride ourselves on our teamwork. We have been nominated several times throughout the years for the Cleveland Clinic Nursing Team Excellence Award - winning the award in 2015. We continually strive to develop initiatives to improve patient safety in areas such as reducing falls and improving discharge instructions. And, a resource nurse is often available on our unit to assist team members when needed. Furthermore, 5 Pavilion has many trained and experienced coaches to guide new staff through orientation. Education is highly valuable on our nursing unit and is evidenced by a high rate of medical-surgical certifications, as well as caregivers pursing higher education degrees.Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.Fairview:Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital is now ranked as the No. 4 hospital among Cleveland-area hospitals and the No. 5 hospital in Ohio, according to U.S. News & World Report's -2020-21 Best Hospitals.- Excellence in Healthcare That You Have Come to Expect.--Fairview Hospital is a 488-bed hospital located at the western edge of Cleveland, overlooking the Cleveland Metroparks.-We are a fully accredited hospital by The Joint Commission, with a certified Level II Trauma Center.-Fairview Hospital's strong clinical Centers of Excellence include: Birthing Services, Cancer Center, Emergency and Level II Trauma, Heart Center, Surgery.-We are proud to be a Magnet- Hospital, Awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center; this designation is the highest honor an organization can receive for professional nursing practice.-Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. Implements and monitors patient care plans.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
  • 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.
  • Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing protocol.
  • Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Assesses educational needs of the patient and 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:
    • Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing. BSN preferred.Certifications:
      • Current state licensure as Registered Nurse (RN).
      • Proof of Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) must be presented upon hire.
      • If in a Critical Care area an Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) Certification must be presented upon hire or within first year of employment.
      • Within one year of hire RNs in Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital for Rehabilitation will achieve and maintain Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) through American Heart Association (AHA) with the exception of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit RNs who must achieve and maintain Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) through American Heart Association (AHA) provider status and RNs in the Special Delivery Unit, who must achieve and maintain Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through American Heart Association (AHA).
      • ONS Chemo/Bio course complete within 1 year of employment if employed on units inpatient and/or outpatient where chemo is administered.
      • If in an Adult/Combined EDs, ACLS upon hire or within one year of beginning work in the Emergency Department.
      • If in an ED, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) through American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire or within one year of beginning work in the Emergency Department.
      • In Dedicated Trauma Centers, Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC - adult) or Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course (ENPC - pediatric) upon hire or within 24 months of beginning work in the Emergency Department.
      • Vascular Access Registered Nurse (VARN) program attendance required and obtains either a Certified Registered Nurse Infusion (CRNI) or Vascular Access Board Certified (VA-BC) certification upon hire or within a year of hire in Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) areas.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:
          • Minimum one year current acute care RN experience in a hospital setting required for acute care settings.
          • Minimum one year current acute care RN experience and/or skilled nursing facility (SNF) experience required for SNF care settings.
          • Minimum one year current acute care RN experience and/or rehab experience required for rehab care settings.
          • Minimum one year current acute care RN experience and/or Emergency Department (ED) experience required for ED settings.
          • Will consider licensed military RN experience.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.
            • Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
            • Requires working under stressful conditions and irregular hours.
            • Exposure to communicable diseases and/or body fluids.
            • 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.#LI-EW1
                Schedule: Full Time

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic, Lorain , Registered Nurse - Med/Surg Tele, Healthcare , Lorain, Ohio

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