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Registered Nurse - Ambulatory Surgery Center - PACU - Recovery Room

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Coral Springs
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain courteous and cooperative relations with patients and other users of the ASC.
  • Oversees the clinical practice of nursing in the ASC including assessing patient care needs and planning the delivery of care utilizing the nursing process in a variety of settings.
  • Directs other caregivers in providing patient care.
  • Assumes charge responsibilities and resolves problems.
  • Reports variances from standard practice to the Nurse Manager.
  • Develops educational material and provides health education to patients and families.
  • Processes patients through the ASC.
  • Assesses the level of personnel skills and the availability of resources to meet established patient outcomes.
  • Actively participates in attaining ASC goals and mission.
  • Monitors and evaluates cost effective practices within the ASC.
  • Participates in the development and utilization of quality monitoring programs within the ASC.
  • Responsible for personal and staff development by maintaining nursing competencies.
  • Completes all mandatory nursing competencies and educational requirements within a defined time frame.
  • Participates in the preparation of staff development programs. Identifies self-learning needs, establishes personal and professional goals to meet those needs and evaluates attainment of set goals.
  • Demonstrates a positive, concerned and sensitive response in the workplace.
  • Contributes to the positive atmosphere of the workplace.
  • Interacts with patients, visitors and staff in a courteous, helpful manner.
  • Demonstrates respect for the cultural and social differences that exist among people.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information regarding patient, families and staff members.
  • Resolves conflict in a positive manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.
    Education:
    • Graduate of an approved school of nursing.
      Certifications:
      • Current state license as Registered Nurse (RN).
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) required
      • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) complete ACLS training successfully within 6 months of hire.
      • If performing moderate/procedural sedation must have Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 6 months of hire.
        Complexity of Work:
        • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
        • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
        • Current demonstrated clinical proficiency.
        • Ability to establish and maintain courteous and cooperative relations with patients and other users of the ASC.
          Work Experience:
          • One year of clinical experience as a RN in a perioperative or critical care setting.
          • Three years Surgical Technician experience may substitute for the one year clinical RN experience.
            Physical Requirements:
            • 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.
              Personal Protective Equipment:
              • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.Cleveland Clinic is a top hospital in the nation and a premier destination for nurses. We provide a dynamic and technologically advanced environment that allows you to discover, learn and grow. We want you to remain professionally challenged as you shape the nursing career of your dreams. We truly hope you will ---nd where you belong, here at Cleveland Clinic. A Registered Nurse in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit at Cleveland Clinic Ambulatory Surgery Center provides care to pre- and post-op patients for a large variety of ambulatory surgical cases, including but not limited to ENT, General Surgery, Gynecology, Orthopaedic Surgery, and Urology, following established standards, department guidelines and hospital policies and procedures. The RN will use their strong assessment and critical thinking skills to collaborate with the multi-disciplinary team in order to provide the best outcomes for each patient. This role plays an integral part in ensuring patient advocacy and safety. Previous RN experience in an acute care setting is required. The shift will primarily be 8am-6:30pm with possible on-call weekday requirements, 7pm-7:30am.

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic, Pompano Beach , Registered Nurse - Ambulatory Surgery Center - PACU - Recovery Room, Healthcare , Coral Springs, Florida

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