18 days old

RN New Grad

Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH 44114

Job Summary:

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.

Participates in a residency core curriculum based on their individual learning needs. Provides direct nursing care, alongside a coach, in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. Transitions to RN Resident II upon successful completion of the core curriculum.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Participates in a residency core curriculum based on their individual learning needs.
  • Provides direct nursing care, alongside a coach, in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
  • Establishes and/or revises priorities for patient care activities based on the following: acuity of need, patient preference, and resource availability.
  • Initiates and/or maintains interventions to assure continuity of safe/effective care for patients.
  • Responds to data indicating risk to individual's health and initiates action to correct, reduce, or prevent the risk.
  • Seeks supervision, consultation, assistance when unable to perform safely and independently.
  • Complies with established hospital/department personnel policies.
  • Uses communication strategies in order to achieve desirable outcomes.
  • Documents in patient's medical record according to established guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    Education:

    • Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing.
    • BSN preferred

      Certifications:

      • Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA).

      • 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.

        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:

          • New grad or less than one year RN work experience or if experience RN moving from non-inpatient to acute direct care clinical inpatient setting with less than one year current acute direct patient care 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 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 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.

                Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities",

Posted: 2020-02-10 Expires: 2020-03-11

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Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH 44114

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