RN TCU 7p-7a FT

Cleveland Clinic

Akron, OH

Job posting number: #7121654 (Ref:ccf17651368)

Posted: January 19, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

ONA Bidding: 1/19/23 - 1/26/23

Join the Cleveland Clinic team at our Akron General Medical Center, where you will work alongside passionate caregivers and provide patient-first healthcare. Cleveland Clinic is recognized as the No. 4 hospital in the nation, according to the U.S. and World News Report. At Cleveland Clinic, you will work alongside passionate and dedicated caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world.

Under the direction of the Director, the Telemetry Staff Nurse is accountable for delivery of cost effective, quality patient care, utilizing case management principles, the nursing process, and knowledge from various health care disciplines. The Telemetry Staff Nurse is responsible for providing nursing care to adult, geriatric, and sometimes adolescent patients based on established standards of nursing care, by managing assigned personnel and by collaborating with members of other health care disciplines. Nurses in these positions will be telemetry trained with complete competencies. Telemetry Staff nurse is responsible for promoting and demonstrating the nursing caring standards and guest relation standards in the fulfillment of the role.

The ideal candidate is someone who:

- Is a team player.

- Has excellent communication skills.

- Can adapt to change.

- Has an interest in growing leadership skills.

- Can critically think and problem solve for patients’ best interests.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to join a supportive team and willing to learn new skills. Cleveland Clinic will assist you by offering tuition reimbursement and cross-training for professional development.

Cleveland Clinic provides what matters most: career growth, delivering world-class care to our patients, continuous learning, exceptional benefits and working for an organization that offers many long-term career paths. Join us and experience a culture where opportunities to advance and the support to get there go hand-in-hand.
  • Completes admission assessment, inclusive of psychosocial, educational and age specific needs of patient/family, according to department policy.
  • Completes ongoing assessment according to department/unit policies and recognizes significant changes in patient's condition.
  • Initiates within 24 hours of admission or within established time frames an individualized plan of care based on assessment of patient's needs.
  • Includes plan for appropriate teaching for patient/family.
  • Reviews individualized plan of care and goals with patient/family.
  • Reviews and documents progress of care and discharge goals with patient/family.
  • Maintains a safe, comfortable environment for patients.
  • Accurately administers and documents IVs and medications, according to established standards of care and policies and procedures.
  • Appropriately intervenes when changes in patient's condition occur.
  • Provides individualized and timely interventions in accordance with age specific needs and Department of Nursing/hospital policy.
  • Accurately documents nursing interventions and patient's responses, in accordance with policy.
  • Serves as patient/family advocate to facilitate patient care, communication, and resolution of problems and ethical dilemmas.
  • Evaluates current interventions and responses to plan of care.
  • Evaluates and modifies plan of care as necessary, based on assessment by other disciplines and of the patient's response to nursing interventions and established age specific standards of care/expected patient outcomes.
  • Identifies need and, when possible, accepts responsibility for becoming a consistent caregiver for patients with complex care needs.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in providing care as individual patient care needs change.
  • Establishes priorities for delivery of patient care to individual patients and for assigned group of patients.
  • Collaborates with other health care team members to coordinate medical and nursing management of patient care.
  • Participates in and documents patient care, discharge planning and case management conferences.
  • Collaborates with care management staff to facilitate quality patient care with effective use of resources throughout the continuum.
  • Demonstrates familiarity of unit-based and hospital QI activities and participates in QI data collection.
  • Communicates information at shift report regarding patient's plan of care, current outcomes, and acuity.
  • Using appropriate chain of command, communicates appropriate information in a timely fashion to Director, physician, or Nursing Coordinator regarding changes in patient's condition and patient care/unit issues.
  • Performs in a calm and professional manner during crisis or emergency situations.
  • Demonstrates satisfactory performance/understanding of established and new routines, procedures, and skills.
  • Utilizes research findings in clinical practice and/or participates in research activities.
  • Assigns/delegates appropriate patient care activities to other nursing staff based on patient needs and skill level/qualifications of staff members.
  • Assists in orientation of registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and other hospital personnel.
  • Participates in clinical instruction programs to provide learning experiences for students.
  • Shares knowledge and expertise by participating in in-services and patient care conferences.
  • Attends unit meetings, nursing grand rounds, and in-services/conferences identified or required for maintaining clinical competence.
  • Completes annual mandatory in-services and competency testing by required renewal dates.
  • Serves on committees within the Department of Nursing, participates in nursing grand rounds presentations, and remains aware of activities of shared governance councils.
  • Demonstrates understanding of emergency procedures, fire drills, evacuation and internal/external disaster plans and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing that provides clinical experience under the supervision of qualified faculty. BSN preferred.


  • currently licensed as a registered nurse in the State of Ohio.

Complexity of Work:

  • Maintains competencies specific to patient population served.
  • Satisfactorily pass the Telemetry module exam.
  • Successfully completes telemetry exam within six months of appointment.

Work Experience:

  • Maintains unit based competencies.

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.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required

By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.

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Job posting number:#7121654 (Ref:ccf17651368)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
United States
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