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RN Internal Medicine Telemetry Close Observation

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Join Cleveland Clinic's H81 Complex Medical Care and Close Observation unit as a Registered Nurse and experience being a part of a nationally ranked hospital while building an exceptional career. Become a part of a supportive environment where everyone excels and is valued for what they bring to the team.On our H81 Complex Medical Care and Close Observation unit, you will be caring for adult patients with complex multi-system failure issues, such as congestive heart failure and sepsis. This unit also has a closed observation pod, where you will be looking after patients who need an extra level of care. Many of our patients also require ongoing cardiac monitoring, so you will be trained in Cardiac Dysrhythmia and EKG interpretation. -Our ideal future caregiver is someone who: - Communicates effectively with patients and team members. - Is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. - Can critically think and problem solve for patients' best interests. - Can provide emotional, spiritual, and psychological support to patients.In this unit, you will learn, grow and develop: - Caregivers see a wide variety of cases and diagnoses each shift. - Receive opportunity and support to obtain various nursing certifications. - See the impact you make on patients, as they progress and return home. - Staff is supported by clinical instructors and clinical nurse specialists, who provide ongoing education.In this unit, caregivers are part of a strong team: - Nurses work together to treat patients with a full range of diagnoses. - Team works cohesively and even gets together after hours. - People from all over the world travel to receive care here. -The Registered Nurse selected for this position will be eligible for tuition reimbursement as part of our many offerings to invest in your health, well-being, and future. We offer our caregivers many opportunities for professional development. The Professional Ladder Program, professional development courses through our Global Leadership & Learning Institute, and opportunities to advance into management are just a few.At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. That's why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, you'll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, you'll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare.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 appropriate.
  • 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 teaching.
  • 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 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. -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. -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.KEYWORDS: H81, Observation, Med/Surg, medical surgical, geriatrics, chf, pneumonia, diabetes, sepsisSalaries [which may be] shown on independent job search websites reflect various market averages and do not represent information obtained directly from The Cleveland Clinic. Because we value each individual candidate, we invite and encourage each candidate to discuss salary/hourly specifics during the application and hiring process.

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