RN Clinical Nurse-Neurology Clinic
Location: METROHEALTH MEDICAL CENTERBiweekly Hours: 80.00Shift: 7AM to 6 PMThe MetroHealth System is redefining health care by going beyond medical treatment to improve the foundations of community health and well-being: affordable housing, a cleaner environment, economic opportunity and access to fresh food, convenient transportation, legal help and other services. The system strives to become as good at preventing disease as it is at treating it. Founded in 1837, Cuyahoga County’s safety-net health system operates four hospitals, four emergency departments and more than 20 health centers.Summary:Plans for, delivers, documents and evaluates nursing care of patients in an assigned area in terms of their individuals needs, according to provider’s orders and in conformance with approved and recognized nursing standards of care, recognized nursing techniques, procedures and administrative policy. Directs activities of assigned nursing personnel in such care. Observes, assesses and reports on the condition of patients. Maintains accurate and timely documentation of care reflecting patient’s condition, treatment, and response to care. Upholds the mission, vision, values, and customer service standards of The MetroHealth System.Qualifications:Required:
Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing (or a program seeking accreditation).
Current registered nurse licensure in the State of Ohio.
Current AHA Basic Life Support for the healthcare provider certification or obtains within 90 days of hire.Must have:
a. A thorough knowledge of nursing theory and practice, including basic knowledge relating to nursing such as biological, physical, psychosocial, and medical sciences and their applications.
b. A thorough knowledge of the use and care of instruments, equipment and supplies related to nursing service or ambulatory medical practice.
c. A thorough knowledge of the theory and principles of medical asepsis.
d. The ability to maintain positive working relations with other employees and medical staff.
e. A high degree of physical coordination and finger-hand dexterity.PRN and Float Staff must have a minimum of one year or number of years as determined by specific clinical unit, recent experience in area of clinical interest.All clinical nurses must possess or acquire within the defined period of time following placement into position, all unit-specific competencies as defined below:The American Heart Association (AHA) courses are the required certifications for:
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS),
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS),
Pediatric Advanced Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS)
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) course is the required certification for Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)Preferred:BSN and certificationOperating Room: One year of OR experience; Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR) certificationPost Procedure Care Unit: One year PACU or critical care experience.Psychiatry: One year of prior psychiatric experienceRadiology: Five years of critical care experience. Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification.Cardio-Pulm Rehab: Two years prior experience in Cardiac-Pulmonary Nursing (outpatient or inpatient). Previous experience with the following: smoking cessation, wellness, exercise in special populations (i.e., diabetes, obesity, arthritis).TB Clinic Public Health or TB Experience. Excellent organizational and communication skills.
Prior supervisory or project management experience.Physical Requirements:
May sit, stand, stoop, bend, and walk intermittently during the day.
May need to sit or stand for extended periods.
See in the normal visual range with or without correction.
Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.
Ability to lift 250-300 pounds with assistance.
Ability to push/pull up to 500 pounds with assistance.
Requires some exposure to communicable diseases or body fluids.
Requires some exposure to chemicals and cleaning products.