RN - Peripheral Vascular - Ambulatory
Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: May 13, 2022
Job Responsibilities: Assess health status by completing a
nursing assessment. Performs telephone triage. Notifies
physician/LIP of abnormal findings. Establishes a care plan in
collaboration with the patient, family, and health care team.
Collaborates with care coordinators to ensure smooth and effective
transitions of care. Assists with specialized diagnostic and
therapeutic procedures. Assist with specialized patient care
equipment as required by the clinical department and medical
specialty assigned. Administers medications and treatments as
ordered by physician/LIP and monitors patients for response.
Initiates CPR and other emergency measures. Covers other nursing
roles within the department Provides health education to patients
and families. Develops, evaluates, adapts, and documents education
to learning needs. Assists in preparation of the department
specific education for patients and colleagues. Facilitates smooth
operation of the ambulatory areas. Participates in quality
initiatives, process improvements, and research activities to
improve patient outcomes, patient experience, and patient safety.
Maintains professional growth and development in the nursing field
and identified annual core competencies. Other duties as assigned.
Education: Graduate of accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred.
Certifications: Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).
Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA)
required. In areas performing moderate sedation procedures and/or
cardiac stress testing, must have current Advanced Cardiac Life
Support (ACLS) through American Heart Association (AHA)
Certification within 6 months of hire. Competencies (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. Professional
behavior/appearance required, ability to focus on patient safety,
teamwork, patient outcomes, patient experience and quality
improvement. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Work
Experience: Minimum one year recent experience as a Registered
Nurse. If current Cleveland Clinic Caregiver in ambulatory
Cleveland Clinic setting transferring into a RN role but remaining
in the same current ambulatory Cleveland Clinic setting will
consider current LPN, Medical Assistant, and/or other unlicensed
clinical healthcare experience (e.g. Dialysis Tech., Ambulatory
CT., in lieu of RN experience, or if current Cleveland Clinic
Caregiver in a clinical role within the same specialty area as
ambulatory area transferring into will consider current LPN,
Medical Assistant, and /or other unlicensed clinical healthcare
experience(Dialysis Tech. , Ambulatory CT., Inpatient PCNA,
inpatient C.T., Inpatient LPN, in lieu of RN experience. Current
demonstrated clinical competence. Physical Requirements: Requires
full range of motion, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand
coordination. Requires corrected hearing and vision to normal
range. May requires some exposure to communicable diseases or
bodily fluids. Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force
occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a
negligible amount of force constantly (Constantly: activity or
condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Even
though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job
should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or
standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting
most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg
controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production
rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of
materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible.
Personal Protective Equipment: Follows Standard Precautions using
personal protective equipment as required for procedures.
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