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RN Hospital Surgical Outpatient

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Stuart
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Join Cleveland Clinic's Martin North Hospital where research and surgery are advanced, technology is leading-edge, patient care is world-class, and caregivers are family. This downtown Stuart hospital provides top-quality patient care to the communities in and around Martin County on the beautiful Indian River. The caregivers at Martin North Hospital have made it not only an excellent medical facility, but also a home away from home. As a Registered Nurse (RN) in Martin North Hospital's Surgical Outpatient area, you will work in the hospital providing adult and pediatric (above the age of 13 and over 100 pounds) patients with pre- and post-operative care; this is not a procedural nursing position. In the Surgical Outpatient area, patients undergo same-day surgery and are then discharged. Some of the procedures that patients undergo are cardio/thoracic procedures (TVARS, Cardiac Ablation, Mitral Valve Clip and Watchmen), vascular procedures (AAA, Carotid and Femoral Bypass) and robotic procedures (Gastric sleeve, Nephrectomy, General Surgery, Urology, Pediatric and ENT). This position will require you to provide on-call coverage, which offers exceptional shift differential pay. The ideal future caregiver is someone who: - Has experience in critical care and a background in telemetry (required). - Is skilled in IV insertion (required). - Is reliable, self-motivated and flexible. - Provides patient-centered care with compassion and empathy. - Thrives in a team-oriented environment. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced RN who is ready to take the next step in their nursing career. You'll join a highly skilled and supportive team of caregivers, many of whom have been in this unit long-term and are ready to offer their experience for your learning benefit. Cleveland Clinic provides what matters most: career growth, delivering world-class care to our patients, continuous learning, exceptional benefits and working for an organization that offers many long-term career paths. Join us and experience a culture where opportunities to advance and the support to get there go hand-in-hand. 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.ONS Chemo/Bio course complete within 1 year of employment if employed on units inpatient and/or outpatient 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.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:Minimum one year current acute care RN experience in a hospital setting required for acute care settings.Minimum one year current acute care RN experience and/or skilled nursing facility (SNF) experience required for SNF care settings.Minimum one year current acute care RN experience and/or rehab experience required for rehab care settings.Minimum one year current acute care RN experience and/or Emergency Department (ED) experience required for ED settings.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: Cleveland Clinic, Palm Beach , RN Hospital Surgical Outpatient, Healthcare , Stuart, Florida

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