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Medical Telemetry Unit RN

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Canton
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary The Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care to patients within an assigned department using the nursing process, functions as a liaison between patient and physician, and practices in the roles of care provider, educator, and member of the interdisciplinary team. Position Requirements * Identifies patient care requirements by establishing rapport with patients and families. * Maintains a compassionate and caring environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, and their families and support persons. * Provides direct patient care to assigned patients and assists in the care of other patients as needed. * Administers medications and nursing interventions to achieve progress toward positive patient outcomes, or to stabilize a patient's condition and/or prevent complications. * Assesses patients' response to medication, therapy, and treatments and makes appropriate adjustments and modifications to treatment plan as indicated or directed by supervisor or physician. * Creates a plan of care, individualized to patient needs and reflective of patient goals. * Assesses educational needs of patient and family regarding medication, care, therapy, and diet, and tailors communication to the individual's needs. * Empowers patients and promotes positive outcomes by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, family, and support persons about condition, medications, and self-care skills; and listening to concerns and answering questions. Essential Functions * Supervises care, treatment, and services of patient care provided by LPNs, CNAs, and other staff on assigned unit and shift. Reports patient concerns and changes in condition to supervisor and/or physician in a timely manner. * Maintains continuity among nursing teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs. Maintains confidentiality and security of patients' medical information. * Fosters collaboration between health care teams by communicating information, responding to requests, building rapport, and participating in team problem-solving activities. * Ability to function independently, and as part of a team. * Detail oriented, with ability to prioritize and multitask. * Ability to apply sound judgment with clinical skills for optimal patient care. * Demonstrates flexibility by accepting and supporting changes in work assignments as related to department and patient needs. * Strong interpersonal communication and customer service skills. Proficient in working with all ages and patient populations. * Basic computer skills. * Knowledge of appropriate equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective patient outcomes. Physical Demands * Prolonged periods of standing and walking. * Lifting, pushing, pulling up to 40 pounds. * Transferring, repositioning patients. * Reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and crouching for patient care functions. * Ability to perform effectively in a stressful and fast-paced environment. Educational, Licensure, & Experience Requirements * Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. * Bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) preferred. * Minimum 1 year post graduate acute care hospital experience preferred. * Minimum 1 year medical-surgical nursing experience preferred. * Experience preferred in appropriate clinical care areas. Keywords: Registered Nurse, Nurse, Nursing, Charge Nurse, Staff Nurse, Bedside Nurse

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic, Canton , Medical Telemetry Unit RN, Healthcare , Canton, Ohio

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