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Cardiac Surgery ICUs

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Participates in a residency core curriculum based on their individual learning needs. Provides direct nursing care, alongside a coach, in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. Responsibilities:

  • Participates in a residency core curriculum based on their individual learning needs.
  • Provides direct nursing care, alongside a coach, in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
  • Establishes and/or revises priorities for patient care activities based on the following: acuity of need, patient preference, and resource availability.
  • Initiates and/or maintains interventions to assure continuity of safe/effective care for patients.
  • Responds to data indicating risk to individual's health and initiates action to correct, reduce, or prevent the risk.
  • Seeks supervision, consultation, assistance when unable to perform safely and independently.
  • Complies with established hospital/department personnel policies.
  • Uses communication strategies in order to achieve desirable outcomes.
  • Documents in patient's medical record according to established guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned. Education:
    • Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing.
    • BSN preferred Certifications:
      • Current state licensure as Registered Nurse (RN).
      • Proof of Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) must be presented upon hire.
      • If in a Critical Care area an Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) Certification must be presented upon hire or within first year of employment.
      • Within one year of hire RNs in Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital for Rehabilitation will achieve and maintain Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) through American Heart Association (AHA) with the exception of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit RNs who must achieve and maintain Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) through American Heart Association (AHA) provider status and RNs in the Special Delivery Unit, who must achieve and maintain Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through American Heart Association (AHA).
      • ONS Chemo/Bio course complete within 1 year of employment if employed on units inpatient and/or outpatient where chemo is administered.
      • If in an Adult/Combined EDs, ACLS upon hire or within one year of beginning work in the Emergency Department.
      • If in an ED, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) through American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire or within one year of beginning work in the Emergency Department.
      • In Dedicated Trauma Centers, Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC - adult) or Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course (ENPC - pediatric) upon hire or within 24 months of beginning work in the Emergency Department.
      • Vascular Access Registered Nurse (VARN) program attendance required and obtains either a Certified Registered Nurse Infusion (CRNI) or Vascular Access Board Certified (VA-BC) certification upon hire or within a year of hire in Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) areas.
      • Any registered nurse or advanced practice nurse must obtain a cancer specific certification or demonstrate ongoing qualifying education within the timeframe of the facilities accreditation cycle, if they work in -medical oncology, radiation oncology, -cancer center or cancer clinic and/or administer chemotherapy within an accredited Cleveland Clinic facility. 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:
          • New grad or less than one year RN work experience or if experience RN moving from non-inpatient to acute direct care clinical inpatient setting with less than one year current acute direct patient care 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 for procedures. KEYWORDS: CVICU, CSICU, RN, New Grad RN, New RN, New Registered Nurse, CVICU, Cardiovascular ICU, ICU, Intensive Care Unit, Critical Care Nurse, Critical Care RN, Critical Care, RN Resident, Q5, J64, J54, J55, J56, J65, J66Main Campus Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU)Cleveland Clinic's heart program has ranked as the best in the nation, earning the No. 1 ranking in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" since 1995! Each year, patients travel from all 50 states and 135 countries to Cleveland Clinic's Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute for expert care and exceptional outcomes.Q5 Cardiovascular Surgery ICU: Specializing in minimally invasive and robotic cardiac surgery. Coronary artery bypass surgery, valve repair and replacements, and aortic surgeries.J5-4 Cardiovascular Surgery ICU: Specializing in heart and lung transplants, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), LVAD, Impella; coronary artery bypass surgery, valve repair or replacement.J6-4 Cardiovascular Surgery ICU: Immediate postoperative care of on and off pump coronary artery bypass surgery, valve repair or replacement, and aortic aneurysm surgeries.J5-5 Cardiovascular Surgery ICU: Complex patient population requiring device support including extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), LVAD, Impella. Patients require ECMO as a bridge to recovery, transition to device implantation, or bridge to transplantation.J5-6 Cardiovascular Surgery ICU: Coronary artery bypass surgery, valve repair or replacement, MAZE, myectomy and Ross procedures, thoracic surgery-lobectomy, Pneumonectomy, esophagectomy.J6-5 Cardiovascular Surgery ICU: Patients complex surgeries, such as aorta and aortic valve repair, open thoracic aortic aneurysm repair and thoracic endovascular stent repair. Nurses will also see coronary artery bypass surgeries that can be on or off pump. J6-6 Vascular Surgery ICU: Care for vascular surgery patients who have undergone endovascular abdominal aneurysm repairs, endovascular thoracic aneurysm repairs, and open repairs of abdominal and thoracic aneurysms, endovascular renal artery stenting and thrombolytic therapy. The J66 unit also receives patients who have had CABG, valve and combination surgeries.

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland , Cardiac Surgery ICUs, Healthcare , Cleveland, Ohio

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