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Rapid Observation Unit - Experienced RN

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

Job Description:

Featuring 20 telemetry-capable beds, the Rapid Observation Unit at Cleveland Clinic Avon Hospital is an extension of the emergency room where continued testing and assessments are performed to determine appropriateness of discharge or admission to the hospital for patients 18 years of age or older. The Rapid Observation Unit is a fast-paced unit that provides relationship-based, compassionate care for our patients.

Unit nursing staff members are highly engaged and goal-oriented, and embody the concepts of teamwork, communication and collaboration. Rapid, focused assessments are designed to maximize patient outcomes and expectations - with a goal to discharge or admit patients within 18 hours from the time the patient arrives in the unit.

Join Cleveland Clinic's Observation Unit at Avon Hospital and experience world-class healthcare at its best. Avon Hospital provides state-of-the-art healthcare to all its patients. On the Observation Unit team, you will provide stellar patient care to patients assigned to your assigned unit. Cleveland Clinic Avon Hospital is a proud Magnet Hospital awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. This designation is the highest honor an organization can receive for professional nursing practice.

Avon Hospital's Observation Unit is an extension of the Emergency Department that provides patient-centered and relationship-based care to diverse populations of adult patients requiring observation. As a Registered Nurse in this unit, you will quickly enhance your skillset caring for a variety of patient's needs, monitoring their health, and taking appropriate action when needed. This is a collaborative and multidisciplinary team where you will be supported, empowered, and valued in your role as a Registered Nurse.

The ideal candidate is someone who:

- Has a minimum of one year of recent related nursing experience in a hospital setting (National Certification is welcomed, but not required).

- Works well in a supportive, collaborative, and fast-paced environment.

- Is compassionate, adaptable, and works well in a close-knit team environment.

- Is motivated to learn, has critical thinking skills, and decisive judgement.

This is an excellent opportunity for nurses who are flexible and would like to advance their career growth opportunities within this teaching unit.

This position is PRN; Day/Night rotation
7:00am-7:30pm / 7:00pm-7:30am

If career growth, providing world-class care to our patients, continuous learning, exceptional benefits and working for an organization that offers many long-term career paths are what matter most to you, then we encourage you to consider Cleveland Clinic. Join us, and you'll experience the difference of a culture where opportunities to advance and the support to get there go hand-in-hand.

Not ready to apply, but have questions about RN roles with Cleveland Clinic? Click Here to schedule a time to speak with a Recruiter on the Nursing team:

  • 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.
  • Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  • Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • 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.
      • 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 2 years of employment if employed on units inpatient and/or outpatient where chemo is administered.
      • If in an Adult/Combined EDs, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through American Heart Association (AHA). 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.
      • 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:
          • External applicants must have two years recent related nursing experience.
          • Internal applicants with less than two years' experience but post orientation /90 day probationary period could be considered with Chief Nursing Officer level review and approval.
          • Successfully pass all prescreen competency assessments required.
          • Will consider licensed military 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.Salaries [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.

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland , Rapid Observation Unit - Experienced RN, Healthcare , Avon, Ohio

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