REGISTERED NURSE GENERAL ADMIN
Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Vero Beach
Posted on: November 12, 2021
Job ID: 9578
BASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction of the charge nurse utilizing
the nursing process, the Registered Nurse facilitates patient care
by making nursing assessments and diagnoses, formulating care plans
based on those diagnoses, and implementing and evaluating the plans
of care. The Registered Nurse demonstrates knowledge and support of
hospital and nursing standards.
The Registered Nurse provides instruction, guidance and/or
assistance to other team members including Licensed Practical
Nurses (L.P.N.s), Mental Health Technicians, and Unit Assistants.
The Professional Nurse demonstrates competence to plan, initiate,
and evaluate care for patients in accordance with skills list.
NATURE AND SCOPE: The position requires daily internal
communication and interaction with all clinical and non-clinical
staff, physicians, patients and families.
ACCOUNTABILITIES: Supports the mission, vision and values of the
Responsible for working in a safe and protective manner at all
times, keeping in mind that safety and environmental hazards are
the responsibility of all employees for themselves, other staff
members and patients.
Implements the nursing process within the delivery of care system
utilized in patient care services.
Identifies patient/SO/family learning needs and implements
appropriate measures to meet those needs.
Documents in the medical records according to standards.
Demonstrates appropriate delegation of tasks and duties in the
direction and coordination of the healthcare team, patient care and
Assesses patients and accurately completes Patient Data Base (PDB)
and Assessment Flowsheet (AFS) according to the standards.
Reassesses the patient and documents according to standards.
Develops a plan of care (SOC) based on identified patient needs in
collaboration with the Patient Care Team (PCT).
Daily reviews the SOC with resolution of problems as outcomes
Participates in discharge planning according to unit/department
Evaluates the effectiveness of medication treatment.
Evaluates patient/SO self-care abilities in response to teaching
protocols carried out.
Demonstrates ability to carry out technical skills as required and
validated through competency assessment.
Demonstrates ability to assist MDs with procedures/treatments.
Demonstrates ability to use equipment according to procedures.
Follows department standards for use of behavior management
techniques, including application of restraints and protective
Enters required assessment data as delineated by
protocols/standards of care into appropriate systems section of AFS
to capture assessment information.
Enters information into the Interdisciplinary Progress Report (IPR)
according to standards.
Assists, directs and supervises ancillary personnel.
Assumes charge duties as assigned.
Provides CPR and assists with Code Blue as necessary.
Recognizes the patients needs for emotional support and enlists the
help of spiritual advisors, relatives and other personnel in
assuring the patients wellbeing.
Transcribes physicians orders to the Kardex and Medication
Maintains security and control of narcotics.
Applies knowledge related to growth and development status when
interacting with pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric
Meets age-specific physical and psychosocial needs of pediatric,
adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
Uses hospital criteria to report suspected abuse or neglect.
Attends in-services and is compliant with essential education and
competencies without prompting from manager.
Supervises and/or provides psychoeducational groups per
Provides nursing input during discharge planning rounds and
effectively communicates changes or need for follow-up.
Demonstrates knowledge of diagnostic symptomatology and appropriate
Performs other duties as assigned.
COMPETENCIES: Must be mentally alert and able to devote full
attention to duties.
Communication and cooperation required with patients, family,
visitors, physicians and other hospital departments.
Discretion is necessary in handling of confidential
Must be active in instituting cost savings and make efforts to cut
Must have current CPR Certification, current drivers license, be
willing to obtain TEAM Certification, and basic water safety
Must have good manual hand and arm dexterity.
Must demonstrate visual and aural acuity to adequately assess
patients and surroundings.
Must be able to communicate effectively with patients, staff and
Must be able to apply Therapeutic Effective Aggression Management
(TEAM) Techniques without limitations.
REQUIREMENTS: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
Current license to practice professional nursing in State of
Receives 12 contact hours within one (1) year period, to include
six (6) in area of specialty and four (4) in leadership; progress
will be reviewed annually during the performance.
Effective 7/1/19, new hires required obtain BSN within three (3)
years of hire/ transfer to position.
Basic computer skills, including ability to use computer and
At least one (1) year acute care experience required.
Registered Nurse Unit Specific CPR Requirements listed below.
BLS, ACLS, PALS required from American Heart Association or
American Red Cross.
Registered Nurse Unit Specific CPR Requirements
AM Admit (7219)
X - 6 months hire
BHC (6135, 6136, 6137, 6138)
Cardiac Cath (7037)
Cardiac Rehab (7032)
Emergency Dept (7231)
X - 6 months hire
Med/ Surg (6012, 6046, 6079)
Observation/ CEU (6030)
Operating Room (7211)
Outpatient Endoscopy (6206)
X - 6 months hire
Special Procedures (7190)
X - 6 months hire
Women's Health (7192, 6080, 6090)
X - 1 year hire
X - 3 months hire
Float Pool I
Float Pool II
Doesn't take full patient assignment in specialty units
Physical Demands: Medium/heavy work - lifting up to 75 pounds on an
infrequent basis (less than one lift every three minutes) and/or
carrying up to 35 pounds while walking. Pushing or pulling up to
115 pounds infrequently or greater than 115 pounds occasionally (no
more than once per hour)
Ergonomic Risk Factors: Repetition: Repeating the same motion over
and over again places stress on the muscles and tendons. The
severity of risk depends on how often the action is repeated, the
speed of the movement, the required force and muscles involved.
Forceful Exertion: The amount of physical effort required to
perform a task (such as moving patients) or to maintain control of
equipment or tools. The amount of force depends on the type of
grip, the weight of an object or person, body posture, the type of
activity and duration of the task.
Awkward Posture: Posture is the position your body is in and its
effect on the muscle groups that are involved in the physical
activity. Awkward postures include repeated or prolonged reaching,
bending, kneeling, squatting, working overhead with your hands or
arms, or holding fixed positions.
Working Conditions: Blood borne Pathogen Exposure Risk Category A:
WILL have exposure to blood or body fluids.
Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative
action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with
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