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RN Home Health - Akron/South Team

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Maple Heights
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. Implements and monitors patient care plans. Provides supervision to LPNs, home care aides and family/caregivers involved in the care of the patient.This is a PRN position to care for patients where they call home in our South Team. Our South Team services areas such as Akron, Barberton, Canton, Fairlawn, Massillon, Tallmadge, Wooster, etc.Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
  • Performs accurate and complete admission assessments/reassessments within specified time frame.
  • Assesses patient for safety risks, abuse and neglect.
  • Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  • Assesses and documents patients' pain using appropriate pain scale and manages patients' pain.
  • Prioritizes and documents patient problems based on assessed needs/problems in collaboration with patient, family and health care team.
  • Maintains complete and up-to-date documentation and files at all times regarding patient condition and effectiveness and timeliness of care and interventions.
  • Escalates change in patient condition to patient's physician as appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned.Education:
    • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.- BSN preferred.Certifications:
      • Current state licensure as Registered Nurse (RN).
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA).
      • Valid Ohio Driver's license upon hire; per policy 8-175 thereafter.
      • Proof of automobile insurance coverage with $100,000/$300,000 coverage, upon hire; per policy 8-175 thereafter.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 clinical experience as a registered nurse.
          • Minimum one year experience in an acute medical-surgical or home care setting.--Physical Requirements:
            • Heavy Work - Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Medium 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 Home Health - Akron/South Team, Healthcare , Maple Heights, Ohio

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