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Cleveland Clinic RN Resident - Emergency Room in Cleveland, Ohio

Join Cleveland Clinic's Emergency Services Institute team and experience world-class healthcare at its best. Cleveland Clinic's Emergency Services Institute has attained the 90th percentile of all Emergency Departments in the United States. The Emergency Services Institute cares for over 500,000 adult and pediatric patients annually across 16 Emergency Departments including Lutheran Hospital. Lutheran Hospital's Emergency Department has 21 private beds with a 4:1 patient-to-nurse ratio.

As a Resident Registered Nurse (RN) in the Emergency Department Unit, you will:

  • Participate in a residency core curriculum based on individual learning needs.

  • Provide direct nursing care, alongside a coach, in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

  • Monitor and document patient's condition effectively and timeliness of care and/or interventions.

  • Administer prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing protocol.

  • Assess and coordinate patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.

  • Maintain professional growth and development through ongoing formal and informal education and clinical nursing study.

The ideal future caregiver is someone who:

  • Works well in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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

  • Is motivated to learn.

This is an excellent opportunity for nurses to advance their career growth opportunities within this teaching unit.

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:

  • Participates in a residency core curriculum based on their individual learning needs.

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

  • Establishes and/or revises priorities for patient care activities based on the following: acuity of need, patient preference, and resource availability.

  • Initiates and/or maintains interventions to assure continuity of safe/effective care for patients.

  • Responds to data indicating risk to individual's health and initiates action to correct, reduce, or prevent the risk.

  • Seeks supervision, consultation, assistance when unable to perform safely and independently.

  • Complies with established hospital/department personnel policies.

  • Uses communication strategies in order to achieve desirable outcomes.

  • Documents in patient's medical record according to established guidelines.

  • 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 completed within two years of hire if employed on units where chemo is administered.

  • If in an Adult/Combined EDs, ACLS 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.

  • Any registered nurse or advanced practice nurse must obtain a cancer specific certification or demonstrate ongoing qualifying education within the timeframe of the facilities accreditation cycle, if they work in medical oncology, radiation oncology, cancer center or cancer clinic and/or administer chemotherapy within an accredited Cleveland Clinic facility.

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:

  • New grad or less than one year RN work experience or if experience RN moving from non-inpatient to acute direct care clinical inpatient setting with less than one year current acute direct patient care 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 for procedures.

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Cleveland Clinic Health System is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities