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Registered Nurse

Company: Cleveland Clinic in Florida - Weston
Location: Weston
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - Heart, Vascular and Cardiothoracic Ambulatory Institute - CardiologyCleveland Clinic is a top healthcare institution in the nation and a premier destination for nurses. We provide a dynamic and technologically advanced environment that allows you to discover, learn and grow. We want you to remain professionally challenged as you shape the nursing career of your dreams. We truly hope you will ---nd where you belong, here at Cleveland Clinic.

The Cardiology Registered Nurse in the Heart, Vascular and Cardiothoracic Ambulatory Institute at Cleveland Clinic Weston provides direct care of cardiology patients in a fast-paced setting, following established standards, department guidelines, and policies and procedures. The RN will use their strong assessment and critical thinking skills to collaborate with the multi-disciplinary team in order to provide the best outcomes for each patient. This role plays an integral part in ensuring patient advocacy, safety and education. The hours of the position are primarily 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday, with flexibility to work 7:30am-4:30pm as needed. A minimum of one year experience as an RN is required.

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.


* Graduate of accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred.


* 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 , Registered Nurse , Healthcare , Weston, Florida

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