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RN Ambulatory - Ambulatory Care

Company: Cleveland Clinic in Florida - Weston
Location: Weston
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

RN AmbulatoryJoin 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 Intensive/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.

We are looking for an RN Ambulatory to join our team of devoted caregivers. Within this role, you will provide professional nursing care to a specified group of patients in a variety of ambulatory care settings.

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.

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.

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic in Florida - Weston, Fort Lauderdale , RN Ambulatory - Ambulatory Care, Healthcare , Weston, Florida

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