Critical Care RN
Company: Cleveland Clinic
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Located in vibrant and rejuvenated Ohio City, Lutheran Hospital
is a 203 bed-acute-care facility conveniently located near downtown
Cleveland. If flexible shifts, walking or riding a bike to work,
enjoying great restaurants, shopping and major sporting events are
on your must have list, Lutheran Hospital Intensive Care Unit is
the place for you! Lutheran Hospital is the heartbeat of the Ohio
City Community. Lutheran Hospital's impressive patient satisfaction
scores and state of the art technology reflect the level to which
Lutheran Hospital truly excels at patient care.
Lutheran's Intensive Care Unit converted from an Integrated Care
Unit in November of 2021. The 10 bed Intensive Care Unit operates
with 24/7 Intensivist coverage including: eHospital technology, new
equipment such as Ultrasound Machines, Stryker Altrix cooling
device and Air Tap positioning systems, and Vocera communication.
The unit continues to grow and take on new patient populations as
staff is trained and educated. Lutheran ICU participates in many
community events and care for their community like family.
Lutheran Intensive Care Unit staff consists of both novice and
experienced nurses who work together to ensure patient safety and
quality outcomes. Led by the Nurse Manager, Assistant Nurse
Manager, and a strong Unit Shared Governance, staff is encouraged
and supported through staff development, training, and hands on
experience to build the knowledge and skills needed to take care of
the critically ill.Responsibilities:
- Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established
policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
Implements and monitors patient care plans.
- Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as
- Monitors and documents patient's condition and effectiveness
and timeliness of care and/or interventions.
- Evaluates, updates and revises plan of care to facilitate
achievement of planned and expected outcomes.
- Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for
well-coordinated patient care.
- Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance
with approved nursing protocol.
- Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.
- Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs
with members of the healthcare team.
- Assesses educational needs of the patient and significant
others considering cultural issues and other special concerns.
- Provides teaching and educational material as appropriate.
- Validates and documents patient and family understanding of
- Maintains professional growth and development through ongoing
formal and informal education and clinical nursing study.
- Other duties as assigned.Education:
- Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing. BSN
- 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
- 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
- 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:
- Minimum one year current acute care RN experience in a hospital
setting required for acute care settings.
- Minimum one year current acute care RN experience and/or
skilled nursing facility (SNF) experience required for SNF care
- Minimum one year current acute care RN experience and/or rehab
experience required for rehab care settings.
- Minimum one year current acute care RN experience and/or
Emergency Department (ED) experience required for ED settings.
- Will consider licensed military RN experience.Physical
- Requires full range of body motion including handling and
lifting patient, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand
- Requires standing and walking for extended periods of
- Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
- Requires working under stressful conditions and irregular
- 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
- Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light
Work.Personal Protective Equipment:
- Follows standard precautions using personal protective
equipment as required.This position is eligible for the Student
Loan Repayment ProgramCleveland Clinic is always creating new ways
to support our caregivers, because we believe in caring for you
both personally and professionally. We are proud to invite our
registered nurses to participate in our new student loan repayment
program. This program is available for select RN jobs at all U.S.
Cleveland Clinic locations.
The RN selected for this position will be eligible for tuition
reimbursement, relocation assistance, and student loan repayment as
a part of our many offerings to invest in your health, well-being
and future. Apply today and be comforted in knowing you have the
stability and security you need to practice amazing medicine while
moving forward in your career.
Program Offering Overview
- For full-time nurses: up to $437.50 per month/lifetime maximum
program benefit of $15,750
- For part-time nurses: up to $218.75 per month/lifetime maximum
program benefit of $7,500
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direct nursing care in accordance with established policies,
procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
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