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RN Oncology

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Akron
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

ONA Bidding Period: 10/2/23 - 10/9/23

Join Cleveland Clinic's Akron General Hospital where research and surgery are advanced, technology is leading-edge, patient care is world-class, and caregivers are family. Through providing the communities in and around Summit County with top-quality patient care, Akron General Hospital earned the highest hospital ranking in Akron and one of the top ranking hopsitals in Ohio. Here, you will work with and learn from some of our best caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.

A Registered Nurse in our 5400 Oncology unit is responsible for understanding complicated medical histories, advanced surgical procedures, pain modalities and thorough nutritional support.

Your primary duties will include:
--- Providing direct nursing care.
--- Monitoring, recording, and communicating patients' conditions as appropriate.
--- Preparing patient care plans.
--- Administering prescribed medications.

The ideal future caregiver is someone who:
--- Is a team player and has excellent team spirit.
--- Has excellent communication skills.
--- Can adapt to change.
--- Can critically think and problem solve for patients' best interests.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to join a supportive team and willing to learn new skills. The work culture in this department is positive and communication is clear between all team members. Working in our 5400 unit means that you will be trained to give chemotherapy. This unit offers courses and hands on learning to achieve chemotherapy competency and we encourage our staff to become Oncology Certified Nurses. Cleveland Clinic will assist you by offering cross-training for professional development.

At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. That's why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, you'll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, you'll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare.

  • ASSESSMENTS: Completes ongoing assessments.
  • Recognizes significant changes in patient condition and responds appropriately.
  • PLANNING: Develops measurable goals for identified problems.
  • Updates goals for identified problems.
  • Involves the patient/family (or designee) in developing a plan of care individualized to patient cultural, religious and educational needs.
  • Coordinates the interdisciplinary plan of care.
  • Serves as a patient advocate.
  • IMPLEMENTATION: Provides nursing care based on patient-centered outcomes and standards of care that are based on current research and evidence-based practice.
  • Safely administers patient care and treatments in accordance with the Standards of Safe Nursing Practice and institutional policy.
  • Safely administers medications in accordance with the Standards of Safe Nursing Practice and institutional policy
  • Documents legibly using concise terms, correct terminology and approved abbreviations.
  • EVALUATION: Participates in on-going interdisciplinary evaluation of patient/family outcomes and contributes to the improvement of care.
  • Participates in the quality improvement processes.
  • LEADERSHIP/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Delegates tasks/assignments to employees according to their ability and within the scope of their job descriptions and according to the Delegation by Licensed Nurses, Ohio Administrative Code.
  • Serves as a resource person sharing knowledge/skills.
  • Acts as a role model/mentor.
  • Recognizes and acknowledges peer accomplishments.
  • Accepts/gives constructive criticism.
  • Participates in the Peer and Self-Review process.
  • Pursues on-going education and/or certification in specialty.
  • Maintains membership in professional organizations.
  • Involves self in professional development opportunities including community activities.
  • Adheres to values/guest service standards and Guiding Principles.
  • Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements.
  • Maintains applicable certification/licensure. Maintains BLS.
  • Follows ho spital and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.
  • Other duties as assignedEducation:
    • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred.Certifications:
      • Currently licensed as a registered nurse in the State of Ohio.
      • BLS requiredComplexity of Work:
        • Maintains competencies specific to patient population served.Work 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 requiredSalaries [which may be] shown on independent job search websites reflect various market averages and do not represent information obtained directly from The Cleveland Clinic. Because we value each individual candidate, we invite and encourage each candidate to discuss salary/hourly specifics during the application and hiring process.

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic, Akron , RN Oncology, Healthcare , Akron, Ohio

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