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Registered Nurse - Operating Room - Tradition Hospital

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Port Saint Lucie
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Join Cleveland Clinic Tradition Hospital's team of caregivers that provide top-quality patient care to the communities in and around Port St. Lucie. Opening its doors in 2013 and expanding in 2017, this state-of-the-art acute care facility has 177 patient rooms and offers services in a wide variety of specialties to meet community needs. You'll be supported as you follow your dreams and find where you belong, here at Tradition Hospital.A Registered Nurse (RN) in the Operating Room at Cleveland Clinic Tradition circulates a large variety of surgical cases in the 6-suite Operating Room Department, primarily in Neurosurgery, but also including other specialties such as general, robotics, vascular, orthopedic, and pediatric surgeries, following established standards, department guidelines and hospital policies and procedures. The opportunity to be trained as a scrub nurse is available. - The RN will use their strong assessment and critical thinking skills to collaborate with the multi-disciplinary team in order to provide the best outcomes for each patient. This role plays an integral part in ensuring patient advocacy and safety. - The hours of this full-time position are primarily three 12-hour shifts per week, 6:30am to 7pm, with overnight and weekend on-call requirements. - A MINIMUM OF ONE YEAR OF RN EXPERIENCE IN AN OPERATING ROOM IS REQUIRED.The ideal future caregiver is someone who: ---- Has a minimum of one year of RN experience in an Operating Room--- 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. - -The Registered Nurse selected for this position will be eligible for tuition reimbursement as part of our many offerings to invest in your health, well-being, and future. We offer our caregivers many opportunities for professional development. The Professional Ladder Program, professional development courses through our Global Leadership & Learning Institute, and opportunities to advance into management are just a few. -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.
  • 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.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, Port St. Lucie , Registered Nurse - Operating Room - Tradition Hospital, Healthcare , Port Saint Lucie, Florida

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