Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
CLEVELAND CLINIC IS CURRENTLY SEEKING ACUTE CARE NURSE PRACTITIONERS FOR A SUCCESSFUL ACUTE CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER LED CRITICAL CARE HOUSE OFFICER POSITION. MULTIPLE LOCATIONS ARE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE. ACUTE CARE NP EXPERIENCE IS PREFERRED, HOWEVER CANDIDATES WITH AT LEAST 3 YEARS OF CRITICAL CARE RN EXPERIENCE WILL BE CONSIDERED.
THE COVERAGE WILL BE 24/7 TO INCLUDE DAY AND NIGHT SHIFTS.
THE COVERAGE WILL BE FOR ALL SERVICES, AND DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
PATIENT EVALUATIONS RAPID RESPONSE/CODES URGENT PATIENT MANAGEMENT PROCEDURES (AIRWAY, CENTRAL LINES, A-LINES, CHEST TUBES AND OTHER PROCEDURES CRITICAL ASSESSMENT OF PATIENTS AS REQUIRED CONTINUAL COMMUNICATION WITH OTHER PROVIDERS INVOLVED WITH THE ADMITTED PATIENTS CARE AND OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES AS NEEDED
ALL HIRES WILL GO THROUGH AN IN-DEPTH 3-4 MONTH FULLY PAID TRAINING BEFORE BEGINNING THEIR DUTIES AT EACH HOSPITAL. SCHEDULE WILL BE 13 SHIFTS PER MONTH AND WILL INCLUDE ROTATING NIGHTS, WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS.
THE APPROPRIATE CANDIDATE WILL HAVE A QUEST FOR AUTONOMOUS PRACTICE, WORKING AT TOP OF LICENSURE, AND A DESIRE TO BE AN INTEGRAL PART OF A COMMUNITY HOSPITAL SYSTEM. AS A HOUSE OFFICER, CAREGIVERS WILL LOOK TO YOU AS THE RESPONDER TO THEIR NEEDS FOR WHOLE HOSPITAL PATIENT CARE.
CARE DELIVERED FROM THE CRITICAL CARE HOUSE OFFICER IS RAPID, SHORT TERM AND CONCISE TO ALLEVIATE AN IMMEDIATE ISSUE WITH THE HOSPITALIZED PATIENT. HAND OFFS WILL OCCUR CONTINUALLY TO THE STAFF AND SERVICE OF WHICH THE PATIENT IS ADMITTED. TO THAT END, EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION SKILLS WILL BE PARAMOUNT.
NOT TO BE CONFUSED WITH A HOSPITALIST ROLE, THE HOUSE OFFICER WILL OVER-SEE THE CARE OF ALL ADMITTED PATIENTS WITHIN THE REGIONAL HOSPITAL. ALL SERVICES CAN AND WILL CALL FOR ASSISTANCE FROM THE HOUSE OFFICER.
SIGN-ON BONUS AVAILABLE TO THOSE WHO QUALIFY
IF HIRED INTO THIS POSITION, NEW GRADUATES WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY ENROLLED INTO THE APRN/PA TRANSITION TO PRACTICE PROGRAM. EXPERIENCED APRN/PA'S CHANGING SPECIALTY PRACTICE AREAS WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THE TRANSITION TO PRACTICE PROGRAM IN THE NEW SPECIALTY PRACTICE AREA. THE APRN/PA TRANSITION TO PRACTICE PROGRAM IS A 12-MONTH PROGRAM SPONSORED BY ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSING AND PA SERVICES AT THE CHIEF OF STAFF OFFICE AT THE CLEVELAND CLINIC. THE TRANSITION TO PRACTICE PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO REFINE THE SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE OF THE NEW GRADUATES AND EXPERIENCED APRN/PA'S CHANGING SPECIALTY PRACTICE AREAS. THE APRN/PA'S PARTICIPATING IN THE PROGRAM WILL BE FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES, HIRED BY, AND REPORTING TO THEIR RESPECTIVE CLINICAL INSTITUTES.
APRN: EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited MSN/ACNP/AG-ACNP training program.
PA: EDUCATION: Graduate of an A.R.C.-approved Physician Assistant Program.
Master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies and/or applicable state license through the
State Medical Board for certificate to practice.
APRN: Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in applicable state.
National certification as Advanced Practice Registered Nurse by nationally accredited organization recognized by state Board of Nursing, current licensure by applicable state Board of Nursing, (including certificate to prescribe if applicable).
PA: Current certification as a Physician Assistant through the NCCPA (or successor).
Must have Prescriptive authority or eligible to apply for licensure to prescribe from the State Medical Board within the first 6 months of hiring.
Required: Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) the American Heart Association (AHA).
Preferred: Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS), Fundamental Critical Care Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support.
Competencies (Complexity of Work):
Excellent analytical and decision making skills are required.
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to perform advanced assessment and diagnosis.
Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work autonomously.
Must be able to lead in critical situation (codes, rapid response, brain attacks) as sole provider in house.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
APRN: Two years clinical advanced practice nursing experience preferred.
Will consider new graduates
PA: Two years relative clinical experience preferred.
Not currently considering PA for hire at this time (formulary too exclusive)
APRN/PA: Typical physical demands include the ability to walk and stand for long periods of time.
Manual and finger dexterity and eye/hand coordination to perform physical examinations.
Requires corrected vision and hearing to a normal range.
Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds.
May require exposure to communicable diseases and/or body fluids.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Sign on bonus available to those who qualify
Internal Number: 84777
About Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland Clinic is one of the world's largest and busiest health centers. Patients come to Cleveland Clinic from all over the world. We offer advanced treatment for all illnesses and disorders of the body. We enjoy a strong reputation for outstanding quality care. U.S News & World Report has declared that we are a top hospital in the country. Cleveland Clinic’s heart program has ranked No. 1 in the nation since 1995.
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