REGISTERED NURSE PRECEPTOR CSU Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital - Vero Beach, FL
Company: Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital
Location: Vero Beach
Posted on: November 14, 2021
The Registered Nurse Preceptor bridges the gap between the
classroom and the clinical area while still fulfilling the duties
of the registered nurse. Prepares newly employed nurses by role
modeling, demonstrating nursing actions, and giving timely and
appropriate feedback to the nurse. Assesses the learning needs of
the orientee and helps to determine goals.
NATURE AND SCOPE:
The position requires daily internal communication and interaction
with the nurse manager, educator, new staff, charge nurse,
physicians, patients and families.
Supports the mission, vision and values of the hospital.
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.
Functions as a role model for orientees and unit personnel.
Reinforces content provided in classroom orientation.
Assists charge nurse/team leader in assigning patients and in
planning care for those patients.
Serves as a resource person to orientees and other staff.
Assists educator/manager with planning and presenting educational
programs for orientees and other staff.
Participates in at least two hospital committees.
Introduces new staff to physical layout of the unit, to personnel
on the unit, and to personnel interrelated with the unit.
Meets with charge nurse/educator as needed to discuss orientation
program and orientee progress.
Participates in unit-practice councils.
Assists orientees in organizing a daily routine and setting
priorities, writes objectives and plans for unit orientation.
Uses evaluation tools to measure the progress of orienting staff to
meet unit standards.
Keeps anecdotal record on orientee/staff clinical performance to
validate progress in orientation and job performance.
Assists orientees in developing clinical skills necessary to meet
standards of care.
Orients new employees to evenings and/or nights by rotating as
Orients staff to new products, systems, and policies.
Ensures that staff maintains required competencies and notifies
charge nurse or division director if this does not occur.
Must be mentally alert and able to devote full attention to
Communication and cooperation required with patients, family,
visitors, physicians and other hospital departments.
Discretion is necessary in handling of confidential
Must demonstrate visual and aural acuity to adequately assess
patients and surroundings.
Must be able to communicate effectively with patients, staff and
Exhibits excellent assessment and teaching skills.
Current license to practice professional nursing in the State of
Current BLS Certification required from American Heart Association
or American Red Cross.
Clinical Certification/Education: BSN required. Clinical specialty
certification required within 6 months of assuming position.
Basic computer skills, including ability to use computer and
Location: Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital -- 6050
NURSE-CARDIAC STEP DOWN TELE-5E
Schedule: Full Time (72), Days, 7a-7p
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