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RN Telemetry

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

Job Description:

ONA Bidding Period: 8/30/23 - 9/6/23

Join us at Cleveland Clinic Akron General Hospital where we have been providing world-class care to our community for over 100 years. Cleveland Clinic is recognized as one of the top hospitals in the nation. At Akron General, we strive for patient-centered care and comfort with our collaborative team of healthcare professionals. We are committed to serving the community and treat our patients as family.

As a Registered Nurse at Cleveland Clinic, you will:
--- Provide direct nursing care.
--- Monitor and document patient's condition effectively.
--- Administer prescribed medications and treatments.
--- Assess and coordinate patient's discharge plans.
--- Maintain professional growth and development.

The ideal future caregiver is someone who:
--- Has a passion for working with others.
--- Works well in a supportive, collaborative, and fast-paced environment.
--- Is compassionate, adaptable, and works well in a close-knit team.
--- Is motivated to learn, has critical thinking skills, and has decisive judgement.

This is an excellent opportunity for those who are flexible and would like to advance their career growth opportunities within Cleveland Clinic.

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.

  • Completes admission assessment, inclusive of psychosocial, educational and age specific needs of patient/family, according to department policy.
  • Completes ongoing assessment according to department/unit policies and recognizes significant changes in patient's condition.
  • Initiates within 24 hours of admission or within established time frames an individualized plan of care based on assessment of patient's needs.
  • Includes plan for appropriate teaching for patient/family.
  • Reviews individualized plan of care and goals with patient/family.
  • Reviews and documents progress of care and discharge goals with patient/family.
  • Maintains a safe, comfortable environment for patients.
  • Accurately administers and documents IVs and medications, according to established standards of care and policies and procedures.
  • Appropriately intervenes when changes in patient's condition occur.
  • Provides individualized and timely interventions in accordance with age specific needs and Department of Nursing/hospital policy.
  • Accurately documents nursing interventions and patient's responses, in accordance with policy.
  • Serves as patient/family advocate to facilitate patient care, communication, and resolution of problems and ethical dilemmas.
  • Evaluates current interventions and responses to plan of care.
  • Evaluates and modifies plan of care as necessary, based on assessment by other disciplines and of the patient's response to nursing interventions and established age specific standards of care/expected patient outcomes.
  • Identifies need and, when possible, accepts responsibility for becoming a consistent caregiver for patients with complex care needs.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in providing care as individual patient care needs change.
  • Establishes priorities for delivery of patient care to individual patients and for assigned group of patients.
  • Collaborates with other health care team members to coordinate medical and nursing management of patient care.
  • Participates in and documents patient care, discharge planning and case management conferences.
  • Collaborates with care management staff to facilitate quality patient care with effective use of resources throughout the continuum.
  • Demonstrates familiarity of unit-based and hospital QI activities and participates in QI data collection.
  • Communicates information at shift report regarding patient's plan of care, current outcomes, and acuity.
  • Using appropriate chain of command, communicates appropriate information in a timely fashion to Director, physician, or Nursing Coordinator regarding changes in patient's condition and patient care/unit issues.
  • Performs in a calm and professional manner during crisis or emergency situations.
  • Demonstrates satisfactory performance/understanding of established and new routines, procedures, and skills.
  • Utilizes research findings in clinical practice and/or participates in research activities.
  • Assigns/delegates appropriate patient care activities to other nursing staff based on patient needs and skill level/qualifications of staff members.
  • Assists in orientation of registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and other hospital personnel.
  • Participates in clinical instruction programs to provide learning experiences for students.
  • Shares knowledge and expertise by participating in in-services and patient care conferences.
  • Attends unit meetings, nursing grand rounds, and in-services/conferences identified or required for maintaining clinical competence.
  • Completes annual mandatory in-services and competency testing by required renewal dates.
  • Serves on committees within the Department of Nursing, participates in nursing grand rounds presentations, and remains aware of activities of shared governance councils.
  • Demonstrates understanding of emergency procedures, fire drills, evacuation and internal/external disaster plans and procedures.
  • Other duties as assignedEducation:
    • Must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing that provides clinical experience under the supervision of qualified faculty. BSN preferred.Certifications:
      • currently licensed as a registered nurse in the State of Ohio.Complexity of Work:
        • Maintains competencies specific to patient population served.
        • Satisfactorily pass the Telemetry module exam.
        • Successfully completes telemetry exam within six months of appointment.Work Experience:
          • Maintains unit based competencies.Physical Requirements:
            • Requires full range of motion, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.
            • Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time.
            • Requires corrected hearing and vision to normal range.
            • Requires some exposure to communicable disease or bodily 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 Telemetry, Healthcare , Akron, Ohio

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