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Cleveland Clinic RN Ambulatory in Las Vegas, Nevada

Job ID: 108653

Responsibilities:

  • Provides professional nursing care to a specified group of non-hospitalized patients in a variety of health care settings.

  • Assesses health status by completing a nursing assessment, performs telephone triage and notifies physician of abnormal findings.

  • Establishes a care plan in collaboration with the patient, family and health care team. Coordinates ongoing care.

  • Provides health education to patients and families and evaluates, adapts and documents education to learning needs and abilities of patients or families.

  • Assists with specialized diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

  • Assists with specialized patient care equipment as required by the clinical department and medical specialty assigned.

  • Administers medications and treatments as ordered by a LIP. Monitors patient response to treatment.

  • Assists in the preparation of the department specific education for patients and colleagues. Initiates CPR and other emergency measures.

  • Covers other nursing roles in the department as needed.

  • Facilitates smooth operation of the outpatient clinic desks.

  • Participates in quality initiatives, process improvement and research activities to improve patient outcomes, patient experience and patient safety.

  • Maintains professional growth and development in the nursing field and identified annual core competencies.

  • Supports compliance with all regulatory requirement and standards.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing.

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.

Certifications:

  • Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required.

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.

  • Professional behavior/appearance required, ability to focus on patient safety, teamwork, patient outcomes, patient experience and quality improvement.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum two years RN clinical experience required.

  • If current Cleveland Clinic Caregiver in ambulatory Cleveland Clinic setting transferring into a RN role but remaining in the same current ambulatory Cleveland Clinic setting, will consider current LPN, Medical Assistant, and/or other unlicensed clinical healthcare experience (e.g. Dialysis Tech., Ambulatory CT., Ambulatory PCNA, Ambulatory Patient Care Tech(Weston)) in lieu of RN experience .

Physical Requirements:

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

  • Requires corrected hearing and vision to normal range.

  • May requires some exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids.

  • Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required for procedures.

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

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