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RN - Clinical Research Unit, PRN

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

Job Description:

This is a PRN position to monitor patients while receiving a study drug. Hours and days vary, but mostly, will be days and evenings. You will be required to work at least 48 hours every 6 weeks and complete a full-time, four-day orientation (Monday - Thursday).Cleveland Clinic is a top healthcare institution in the nation and a premier destination for nurses. Cleveland Clinic provides a dynamic and technologically advanced environment that allows you to discover, learn and grow. We want you to remain professionally challenged as you shape the nursing career of your dreams, and truly hope you will ---nd where you belong, here at Cleveland Clinic. -As a Registered Nurse in our Clinical Research Unit, you will become familiar with complex medical histories, innovative surgical procedures, pain modalities, and comprehensive nutritional support. -Your primary duties will include but are not limited to: - ---- Providing direct nursing care. ---- Monitoring, recording, and communicating patients' conditions as appropriate. ---- Preparing patient care plans. ---- Administering prescribed medications. - -The 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. - -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.
  • 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.Keywords: PRN, research, trials, studiesSalaries [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 , RN - Clinical Research Unit, PRN, Healthcare , Cleveland, Ohio

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