Day/Night Rotation, Evening/Night Rotation, Evenings and Nights
Summary: Plans for, delivers, documents and evaluates nursing care of patients in an assigned area in terms of their individuals needs, according to providers 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 patients condition, treatment, and response to care. Upholds the mission, vision, values, and customer service standards of The MetroHealth System.
Required: Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing (or a program seeking accreditation). Current registered nurse licensure in the State of Ohio.
Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN).
Must have a minimum of 1 year RN hospital experience. 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.
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),
Preferred: Emergency Department RN experience.
Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC) at time of hire - Must obtain within 1 year of hire/placement.
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.
Internal Number: 5277
About The MetroHealth System- Cleveland, OH
The MetroHealth System is an essential health system committed to providing health care to everyone in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, and improving the health of the community overall. Its 7,300 employees deliver care to everyone at its main campus, just west of downtown Cleveland, and at more than 25 other MetroHealth locations. It also provides health care at more than 40 additional sites in Cuyahoga County through community partnerships such as the School Health Program.
MetroHealth is home to Cuyahoga County’s only verified Level I Adult Trauma Center and Level II Pediatric Trauma Center, and it is one of two adult and pediatric burn centers in the state of Ohio verified by the American Burn Association and the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons. In the past year, MetroHealth provided more than one million patient visits in its hospital and health centers. MetroHealth also is an academic medical center committed to teaching and research; each of its active physicians holds a faculty appointment at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. MetroHealth has earned Magnet status, which places it in the top six percent of all hospitals nationwide for nursi...ng excellence.
MetroHealth’s mission is, “Leading the way to a healthier you and a healthier community through service, teaching, discovery and teamwork