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Cleveland Clinic RN Home Health - weekends, various areas & hours in Independence, Ohio

Job Summary:

Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. Implements and monitors patient care plans. Provides supervision to LPNs, home care aides and family and caregivers involved in the care of the patient.

RN Homecare

As healthcare continues to evolve and more patients are transitioning home for treatment, we’re seeking a driven, compassionate Registered Nurse to join a multidisciplinary team providing skilled care for the most acutely ill patients in the home. Key responsibilities include facilitating communication between patients and providers, developing and managing a detailed plan of care for each patient, educating the patient and his/her family, and providing skilled care for patients who are recovering from acute health events or managing chronic health conditions. This practice setting affords caregivers the opportunity to spend significant time with the patients they manage, while affording patients the opportunity to recover privately in the comfort of their own home. To learn more about home care services and Cleveland Clinic Home Care services in particular, please visit: https://consultqd.clevelandclinic.org/todays-home-healthcare-nurse-a-truly-patient-centered-career-path/

Service Areas:

  • East Team (Areas East of I-77, including, but not limited to, Ashtabula, Beachwood, Cleveland, Euclid, Garfield Heights, Independence, Mentor, Willoughby, Youngstown)

  • West Team (Areas West of I-77, including, but not limited to, Amherst, Avon, Brook Park, Cleveland, Elyria, Lakewood, Lorain, Parma, Strongsville, Vermillion, Westfield)

  • South Team (Areas including, but not limited to, Akron, Barberton, Canton, Fairlawn, Massillon, Tallmadge, Wooster)

Shifts available:

  • Saturdays & Sundays - 2-8s, 2-10s or 2-12s, starting at 8am.

Cleveland Clinic offers its caregivers a robust orientation and training program, as well as ongoing education developed to assist caregivers in providing the highest quality care. We provide caregivers an exceptional compensation and benefits program as well as mileage reimbursement. Join our team of committed nurses, physical, occupational and speech therapists, home health aides and social workers, as we work together to advance patient care. Apply today, and take an important next step in your career!

Going home with Cleveland Clinic….

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bsGJq8Ce8j0

Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

  • Performs accurate and complete admission assessments and reassessments within specified time frame.

  • Assesses patient for safety risks, abuse and neglect.

  • Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.

  • Assesses and documents patients' pain using appropriate pain scale and manages patients' pain then, prioritizes and documents patient problems based on assessed needs and problems in collaboration with patient, family and health care team.

  • Maintains complete and up-to-date documentation and files at all times regarding patient condition and effectiveness and timeliness of care and interventions.

  • Escalates change in patient condition to patient’s physician as appropriate.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. BSN preferred.

Certifications:

•Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Ohio.

•Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through the American Heart Association (AHA).

•Valid Ohio Driver's license upon hire; per policy 8-175 thereafter

•Proof of automobile insurance coverage with $100,000/$300,000 coverage, upon hire; per policy 8-175 thereafter.

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.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum one year clinical experience as a registered nurse in an acute medical-surgical setting; infusion therapy experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires full range of motion, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.

  • Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time.

  • Requires corrected hearing and vision to normal range.

  • Requires some exposure to communicable disease or bodily fluids.

  • 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.

  • Must be ambulatory and able to drive to patients' homes, able to climb stairs, pull, push, and facilitate movement of the patient.

  • Must be able to read, write and communicate with patients.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic’s Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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