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New Grad RN - General Medicine/Telemetry

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Akron
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

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.We are proud that Hillcrest Hospital is a Magnet Hospital; the highest honor an organization can receive for professional nursing practice. With 500 beds, we ensure our nursing caregivers have the tools they need to grow both professionally and personally. With Shared Governance and a Professional Practice Model, Cleveland Clinic ensures our nurses have the authority and autonomy they need to care for their patients.-Located in the West wing, Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital's 3 Main - General Medicine Unit is a 20-bed unit that provides medical, surgical and telemetry nursing care for adult and geriatric inpatient and observation patients. Our areas of specialization, include: cardiac/post catheterization, genitourinary, thoracic, vascular, renal, gastrointestinal, diabetes and respiratory disease and ostomy and wound management.-With a dedicated team of healthcare professionals, we provide individualized care based on the growth, development needs and age of each patient we serve. Our highly trained nursing staff delivers world-class patient care through an intricate nursing care model that is rooted in evidence-based practice and always puts patients first. Our nurses model the Cleveland Clinic nursing organization's values of quality, innovation, teamwork, service, integrity and compassion.Unit Highlights-- 20 bed Unit- ANCC Magnet Designated HospitalResponsibilities:

  • 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 preferredCertifications:
      • 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.
      • Any registered nurse or advanced practice nurse must obtain a cancer specific certification or demonstrate ongoing qualifying education within the timeframe of the facilities accreditation cycle, if they work in -medical oncology, radiation oncology, -cancer center or cancer clinic and/or administer chemotherapy within an accredited Cleveland Clinic facility.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.Keywords: medical, surgical, telemetry, adult, geriatric, observation, cardiac, post, catheterization, genitourinary, thoracic, vascular, renal, gastrointestinal, diabetes, respiratory, ostomy, wound, management#LI-JL1
                The policy of Cleveland Clinic Health System and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic Health System) 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 Health System'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 Health System facility.

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                Cleveland Clinic Health System is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities
                Schedule: Full Time

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic, Akron , New Grad RN - General Medicine/Telemetry, Healthcare , Akron, Ohio

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