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RN - Thoracic Surgery Stepdown

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Since 1995, no hospital in the country has ranked higher than Cleveland Clinic in cardiac care. Each year, patients travel from all 50 states and 135 countries to Cleveland Clinic's Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute for expert care and exceptional outcomes.

With an extremely unique, exciting and fast-paced nursing environment, our J52 Thoracic Surgery Step-down Unit is dedicated to delivering excellence in patient care. Our approach to patient care is one that is team-oriented and multidisciplinary, including nurse practitioners, case managers, and other specialized team members from areas like respiratory, dietary and more. With three assistant nurse managers on-hand, our management team ensures 24-hour unit coverage and clinical resource availability.

As a 24-bed nursing unit, we specialize in esophagectomies, thoracotomies, hiatal hernia repairs, bilateral lung volume reduction and congenital chest abnormality repairs. Our team commonly conducts procedures such as thoracentesis, paracentesis and Claggett's Window dressing change. We also use common chest tubes, nasogastric tubes, Jejunostomy tubes with tube feeding, Jackson Pratt drains and PCAs (patient controlled analgesics). Nurses are also trained to care for tracheotomy patients on this floor.

In addition to Thoracic Surgery patient care, J52 also treats patients for heart failure, chest pain and cardiac arrhythmias, and often prepares patients for open-heart surgery.

Management team on this floor encourages caregivers to take part in opportunities for growth and specialization within the field, including professional certifications, research projects and unit-based champion roles. Patient population specific classes are available to help nurses new to the specialty, including thoracic surgery class.

Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

This position is eligible for the Student Loan Repayment Program

Cleveland 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

* Additional details may apply

This position is eligible for the Student Loan Repayment Program

Cleveland 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

* Additional details may apply

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