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PRN RN - All Units -Avon Hospital

req # 132466 Location Avon, Ohio Facilities Avon Hospital Professional Area Nursing Department N/A Jobcode F24015 Schedule Part Time Shift PRN

Job Details

Cleveland Clinic Avon Hospital is shaping up to be Lorain County’s most high-tech, patient-friendly hospital, with a spectrum of services, from critical care to orthopaedic surgery and outpatient procedures. It’s a first for Lorain County residents, with easy access to a full-service Cleveland Clinic hospital with 126 private hospital beds. The new 212,000-square-foot, five-story facility opened in November 2016; sitting adjacent to Avon’s Cleveland Clinic Richard E. Jacobs Health Center. Never before has Cleveland Clinic built its own regional hospital from the ground up and it’s one of the most technologically advanced in Northeast Ohio. Caregivers talk to each other instantly, from anywhere in the hospital, through wireless communication devices. Patients view educational videos and control the room temperature from their interactive TV. Patients requiring intensive care can see and talk to physicians through their TV, as well. Avon Hospital is the first Cleveland Clinic facility in Lorain County to offer diagnostic cardiac catheterizations for people with chest pain or heart issues. It brings Cleveland Clinic’s No. 1 heart program in the nation closer to local residents. Two new operating rooms add to the four already on-site. Patients will be able to have various surgical procedures, from joint replacements and abdominal surgery, to outpatient procedures, such as colonoscopies and pain management. Free parking. We are proud to be a Hospital on the Journey to Magnet Excellence®, Awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center; this designation recognizes a health care organization’s commitment to creating and sustaining a culture of excellence. • Emergency Department • ICU • Medical Surgical • Orthopedics - Ranked #1 in Ohio / #9 Nationally • PACU • Rapid Observation • Step-down • Surgery • Float Pool Patients around the world come to Cleveland Clinic because of our reputation for world-class care. Which is why our practice is to invest heavily in our caregivers from day one. Here, learning and support go hand-in-hand, and you’ll experience that throughout your residency and beyond. Combining your education with simulation-based training, we’ll guide your development, building on the skills you’ll use today and helping to identify other areas you’re passionate about. It’s a true collaboration, personalized for what matters most to you. Because exceptional care requires exceptional caregivers. By completing this application, you may be considered for a PRN RN career opportunity at Cleveland Clinic. Once you submit a completed application, you will be contacted to discuss your experience, shift, and schedule preferences so we can best identify the right opportunity for you.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
  • Implements and monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
  • Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  • Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Maintains professional growth and development through ongoing formal and informal education and clinical nursing study.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • BSN preferred.

Certifications:

  • Current state licensure as Registered Nurse (RN).
  • Proof of Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) must be presented upon hire.
  • If in a Critical Care area an Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)  through American Heart Association (AHA) Certification must be presented upon hire or within first year of employment.
  • Within one year of hire RNs in Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital for Rehabilitation will achieve and maintain Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) through American Heart Association (AHA) with the exception of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit RNs who must achieve and maintain Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) through American Heart Association (AHA) provider status and RNs in the Special Delivery Unit, who must achieve and maintain Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through American Heart Association (AHA).
  • (ONS) Chemo/Bio course complete within 2 years of employment if employed on units inpatient and/or outpatient where chemo is administered.
  • If in an Adult/Combined EDs, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through American Heart Association (AHA). upon hire or within one year of beginning work in the Emergency Department.
  • 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.

  • In Dedicated Trauma Centers, Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC - adult) or Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course (ENPC - pediatric) upon hire or within 24 months of beginning work in the Emergency Department.
  • Vascular Access Registered Nurse (VARN) program attendance required and obtains either a Certified Registered Nurse Infusion (CRNI) or Vascular Access Board Certified (VA-BC) certification upon hire or within a year of hire in Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) areas.

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:

  • External applicants must have two years recent related nursing experience.
  • Internal applicants with less than two years’ experience but post orientation /90 day probationary period could be considered with Chief Nursing Officer level review and approval.
  • Successfully pass all prescreen competency assessments required.
  • Will consider licensed military 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.
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