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Registered Nurse Spine & Ortho - New Grads Welcome

Company: St. Vincent Charity Medical Center
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

The Registered Nurse will provide compassionate professional nursing care to patients within his/her assigned department consistent with the Medical Center's mission and core values. The RN will plan, direct and provide care consistent with current best nursing practices, principles of care and procedures. The RN will practice consistently with all Medical Center policies and procedures, government regulations and Joint Commission standards. The RN will coordinate and direct ancillary staff to ensure quality patient care.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES ORTHOPEDIC AND SPINE SURGERY PATIENTS:Anticipates pain from fracture, spine/orthopedic problem, swelling, or inflammation and administers analgesics as ordered. Monitors orthopedic patients for heel and sacral breakdown. Demonstrates competence in the use of the Autotranfusion System. Anticipates risk for peripheral neurovascular dysfunction related to swelling, constrictive devices, or impaired venous return. Assesses neurovascular status including 5 P's: pain, pallor, pulses, paresthesia, and paralysis and documents per protocol. Monitors incision for signs of infectionKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:High school graduate or equivalentLicensed Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio, BSN preferredBLS required; ACLS required or obtained within on year of hirePrevious spine and orthopedic experience desiredSuperior customer service, communication and organizational skillsAbility to appropriately document patient care in an electronic medical recordAble to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodationPlease apply via link below:

Location: Canton-Cuyahoga Corporations 6A Spine/OrthoSchedule: Full Time, Rotating Shifts, 7a-7p and 11a-11p

Keywords: St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Cleveland , Registered Nurse Spine & Ortho - New Grads Welcome, Healthcare , Cleveland, Ohio

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