Company: Summa Western Reserve Hospital
Posted on: May 14, 2022
4 NORTH - TELEMETRY
MAY QUALIFY FOR HIRE ON INCENTIVE - $10,000
FULL TIME - 36 HRS/WK; 7A-7:30P
SUMMA HEALTH SYSTEM -AKRON CAMPUS
Summa Health System is recognized as one of the region's top
employers by a number of third party organizations, including
NorthCoast 99. Exceptional candidates gravitate to Summa because of
its culture, passion for delivering excellent service to our
patients and families commitment to our philosophy of servant
leadership, collegial working relationships at every level of the
organization and competitive pay and benefits.
Guided by knowledge of the basic principles of nursing based on the
biological, physical, and psycho-social sciences, utilizes judgment
supported by evidence and nursing theory in the delivery of nursing
care. Provides, coordinates and/or delegates nursing care and
manages resources in the delivery of care for patients, the family
of patients and the community, with the goal of attaining,
maintaining and restoring optimum health.
Formal Education Required:
a. Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing or a
school accepted for candidacy status from an accrediting body
b. Current license to practice registered nursing in the State of
Experience and Training Required:
a. Per diem RN's must have at least one year recent experience in
the area of practice.
b. Two years of related RN experience required for all float
positions; for critical care, experience must include intensive
and/or coronary care; for telemetry, experience must include
c. Additional related previous experience and/or preparation maybe
required for specialty units.
Other Skills, Competencies and Qualifications:
a. Requires full range of body motion including handling and
lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand
b. Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time
c. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range
d. Requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular
e. Requires exposure to communicable disease, body fluids, toxic
substances, ionizing radiation, and other potentially hazardous
conditions common to a clinical environment, such as risk of falls,
f. Maintains current Basic Life Support certification; All nurses
new to critical care, telemetry, PACU, and ED must successfully
complete Advanced Cardiac Life Support within the first six months
and maintain current card. Experienced critical care RNs and RNs
hired as per diems in critical care, telemetry, PACU, and ED are
expected to have ACLS certification upon hire. If not credentialed,
they must obtain ACLS certification within six weeks of hire.
Population Specific Competency:
a. Ability to effectively interact with populations of
patients/customers with an understanding of their needs for
self-respect, dignity and diversity.
Level of Physical Demands:
a. Heavy: Exerts 50-100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to
50 pounds of force frequently, and/or ten to 20 pounds of force
continuously to move objects.
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