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NEW UNIT -RN Opportunities Intermediate Care/Stepdown Unit

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Weston
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Join the Cleveland Clinic team, where you will work alongside passionate caregivers and provide patient-first healthcare. Our Weston Hospital continues to expand, which allows us to treat complex cases at a higher volume. And our new 30-bed Intermediate Care Unit expansion will provide additional care for our patients at Cleveland Clinic Florida, the No. 1 hospital in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area.

As a Registered Nurse at Weston Hospital, in our brand-new Intermediate Care/ Step Down Unit, you will provide care to patients with post-surgical abdominal transplants along with complex medical and surgical conditions. An RN in this role is familiar with complex medical histories, innovative surgical procedures, pain modalities, and comprehensive 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.
  • Performing bedside hand-off reports and thorough bedside daily rounds.
    The ideal candidate is someone who:

    • Is a team player.
    • Has excellent communication skills.
    • Can adapt to change.
    • Has an interest in growing leadership skills.
    • Can critically think and problem solve for patients' best interests.
      This is an excellent opportunity for already established RNs to discover Cleveland Clinic's Weston Hospital and gain hands-on experience at a top hospital in Florida.

      Full Time, Day Shift and Night Shift with rotating weekends. Straight shifts open!

      Cleveland Clinic provides what matters most: career growth, delivering world-class care to our patients, continuous learning, exceptional benefits and working for an organization that offers many long-term career paths. Join us and experience a culture where opportunities to advance and the support to get there go hand-in-hand.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.
      • Monitors and documents patient's condition and effectiveness and timeliness of care and/or interventions.
      • Evaluates, updates and revises plan of care to facilitate achievement of planned and expected outcomes.
      • Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
      • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing protocol.
      • Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.
      • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
      • Assesses educational needs of the patient and significant others considering cultural issues and other special concerns.
      • Provides teaching and educational material as appropriate.
      • Validates and documents patient and family understanding of teaching.
      • 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.
        • Critical Care Course for the acute care setting.
        • Periop 101 or validated OJT for the Operating room setting.Certifications:
          • Current state licensure as Registered Nurse (RN).
          • Proof of Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) must be presented upon hire.
          • Proof of Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) Certification must be presented upon hire.
          • Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR) preferred for the operating room setting.
          • Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) preferred for the acute care setting.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:
              • Minimum one year current acute care RN experience in a hospital setting required for acute care settings.
              • Minimum one year current acute care RN experience and/or skilled nursing facility (SNF) experience required for SNF care settings.
              • Minimum one year current acute care RN experience and/or rehab experience required for rehab care settings.
              • Minimum one year current acute care RN experience and/or Emergency Department (ED) experience required for ED settings.
              • 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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