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RN - Competitive Salary

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Elyria
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The Homecare Float RN will provide direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the agency, taking visits on the uncovered list, late admissions, and other patient visits as needed. This position will also monitor quality through a variety of means including, but not limited to, chart audits and supervisory visits.Cleveland Clinic Home Care is looking for a RN to work-10:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m., weekends OR weekends plus one week day.-This is a combination position of delivering patient care in patient's homes and, if needed,-conducting supervisory visits or working in the office-to monitor quality through chart auditing.Job Responsibilities:

  • Participates in and supports quality improvement projects; participates in department and committees as assigned.
  • Supervises starts of care, resumptions of care and routine visits as requested.
  • Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
  • Performs accurate and complete admission assessments and reassessments within specified time frame.
  • Assesses patient for safety risks, abuse and neglect.
  • Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  • Assesses and documents patients' pain using appropriate pain scale and manages patients' pain then, prioritizes and documents patient problems based on assessed needs and problems in collaboration with patient, family and health care team.
  • Maintains complete and up-to-date documentation and files at all times regarding patient condition and effectiveness and timeliness of care and interventions.
  • Escalates change in patient condition to patient's physician as appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned.Education:
    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred.Certifications:
      • Current-licensure as a-RN in the State of Ohio.
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association (AHA) required.
      • Valid Ohio Driver's license-upon hire; per policy 8-175 thereafter.
      • Proof of automobile insurance coverage with $100,000/$300,000 coverage, upon hire; per policy 8-175 thereafter.Competencies:
        • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
        • Must be able to work in a time-constrained environment and take appropriate action.Work Experience:
          • Minimum one year clinical experience as a registered nurse in an acute medical-surgical setting; infusion therapy experience preferred.Physical Requirements:
            • Requires full range of motion, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.
            • Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time.
            • Requires corrected hearing and vision to normal range.
            • Requires some exposure to communicable disease or bodily 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.
            • Must be ambulatory and able to drive to patients' homes, able to climb stairs, pull, push, and facilitate movement of the patient.
            • Must be able to read, write and communicate with patients.Personal Protective Equipment:
              • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
                The policy of Cleveland Clinic Health System and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic Health System) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic Health System's Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days.

                Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic Health System facility.

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

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