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Experienced RN-Operating Room (11a-11:30p vary start)

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

Job Description:

Bidding Period 02.08.2024-02.15.2024Join 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 (RN) in the operating room (OR), you will provide care to patients undergoing surgical or other invasive procedures. You will perform scrub and circulating functions and prepare the OR, surgical instruments and equipment for surgery. - -The ideal future caregiver is someone who: ---- Demonstrates a strong work ethic, critical thinking skills and decisive judgement. ---- Effectively works with minimal supervision. - ---- Excels in a fast-paced and stressful environment. - ---- Has multitasking and prioritizing skills. ---- Appropriately responds to changes in patients' conditions and takes appropriate action. - -The Registered Nurse selected for this position will be eligible for tuition reimbursement as part of our many offerings to invest in your health, well-being, and future. We offer our caregivers many opportunities for professional development. The Professional Ladder Program, professional development courses through our Global Leadership & Learning Institute, and opportunities to advance into management are just a few. - -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.Responsibilities:

  • ASSESSMENTS: Completes ongoing assessments.
  • Recognizes significant changes in patient's 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.
  • Administers patient care and treatments safely in accordance with the Standards of Safe Nursing Practice and institutional policy.
  • Administers medications safely 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/receives 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 hospital and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.
  • Department Specific Duties: Plans for patient care utilizing both patient specific information and preference sheets and assists in collecting and preparing equipment, instruments, sutures, and implants (if applicable) in a timely manner.
  • Applies observation and specific knowledge to anticipate needs of the surgical team to produce a smooth case progression and completion.
  • Acts as patient advocate, identifying patient and confirming that surgical site identification has been performed without discrepancy.
  • Assumes professional responsibilities including timely arrival for assignments, timely response to on-call pages, and maintenance of room schedule.
  • Ensures surgical specimens are handled correctly by accurate identification.
  • Other duties as assignedEducation:
    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing BSN preferred.Certifications:
      • Licensed as a registered nurse in the state of Ohio.
      • BLS requiredComplexity of Work:
        • Maintains competencies specific to patient population served.
        • Successfully completes mandatory clinical competencies annually.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 , Experienced RN-Operating Room (11a-11:30p vary start), Healthcare , Akron, Ohio

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