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RN Presurgical Unit Staff PRN

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Brunswick
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Team Manager Pre-Surg and the Director of Surgical Services, the RN Presurgical Unit Staff is responsible for providing nursing care in accordance with the Standards of Safe Nursing Practice/Ohio Administrative Code and Understanding Scopes of Practice/Ohio Board of Nursing and ANA Scope and Standards of Care. The staff RN is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care for a given patient population within the established standards and practices of AGMC.

  • ASSESSMENTS: Completes ongoing assessments.
  • Recognizes significant changes in patient condition and responds appropriately.
  • PLANNING: Develops measurable goals for identified problems.
  • Updates goals for identified problems.
  • Involves the patient/family (or designee) in developing a plan of care individualized to patient cultural, religious and educational needs.
  • Coordinates the interdisciplinary plan of care.
  • Serves as a patient advocate.
  • IMPLEMENTATION: Provides nursing care based on patient-centered outcomes and standards of care that are based on current research and evidence-based practice.
  • Administers patient care and treatments safely in accordance with the Standards of Safe Nursing Practice and institutional policy.
  • Administers medications safely in accordance with the Standards of Safe Nursing Practice and institutional policy.
  • Documents legibly using concise terms, correct terminology and approved abbreviations.
  • EVALUATION: Participates in ongoing interdisciplinary evaluation of patient/family outcomes and contributes to the improvement of care.
  • Participates in the quality improvement processes.
  • LEADERSHIP/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Delegates tasks/assignments to employees according to their ability and within the scope of their job descriptions and according to the Delegation by Licensed Nurses, Ohio Administrative Code.
  • Serves as a resource person sharing knowledge/skills.
  • Acts as a role model/mentor.
  • Recognizes and acknowledges peer accomplishments.
  • Accepts/receives constructive criticism.
  • Participates in the Peer and Self-Review process.
  • Pursues ongoing education and/or certification in specialty.
  • Maintains membership in professional organizations.
  • Involves self in professional development opportunities including community activities.
  • Adheres to values/guest service standards and Guiding Principles.
  • Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements. Maintains applicable certification/licensure. Maintains BLS.
  • Follows hospital and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.
  • Department Specific Duties: Reviews the patient medical charts, verifies all required test results, H&P, and nursing documentation are complete in preparation for surgical procedure.
  • Provides education to meet the specific needs of the patient and respective family members.
  • Collaborates and effectively communicates with the other health care team members. Provides hand off report at each change of caregiver.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and the ability to prioritize in providing patient care and management.
  • Performs in a calm and professional manner during crisis and emergency situations.
  • Demonstrates satisfactory performance for established procedures and skills. Learns new routines quickly. Adheres to established standards.
  • Other duties as assignedEducation:
    • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred.Certifications:
      • Licensed as a registered nurse in the State of Ohio.Complexity of Work:
        • Maintains competencies specific to patient population served.
        • Completion of AGMC and RN PSU orientation programs. Completes/passes all mandated programs as required by policy and unit-based competencies/skills assessments as required.Work 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
              The policy of Cleveland Clinic Health System and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic Health System) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic Health System's Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days.

              Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic Health System facility.

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              Cleveland Clinic Health System is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities
              Schedule: Part Time

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland , RN Presurgical Unit Staff PRN, Healthcare , Brunswick, Ohio

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