Flyout Registered Nurse

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Job posting number: #7196637 (Ref:ccf19504814)

Posted: November 27, 2023

Job Description

Join the Cleveland Clinic team, where you will work alongside passionate caregivers and provide patient-first healthcare. Cleveland Clinic is recognized as one of the top hospitals in the nation. 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. As a Flyout Registered Nurse, you will participate in the transporting of the donor organ from the donor hospital to the Cleveland Clinic and assist the Donor Procurement Team by maintaining communication between the donor hospital and the Cleveland Clinic during the donor harvest. At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. That's why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, you'll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, you'll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare.

This is a PRN position. The Fly Out RN works alongside the donor procurement team to transport hearts and lungs from the donor hospital to Cleveland Clinic via car service or plane. They are required to schedule five 12-hour on call shifts a month (7a-7p or 7p-7a). They are paid a stipend for being on call and time and half when they are called.

Dr. Alvin Wee, Director of Kidney Transplantation Program said: "Legacy is not how much you have achieved but how many lives you have touched" on this video: We invite you to join this team in which you touch dozens of lives every day by helping give patients a second chance at life.  

We are looking forward to receiving your application.


  • Participates in the transporting of the donor organ from the donor hospital to the Cleveland Clinic.
  • Assists the Donor Procurement team by conducting the following activities during donor harvest: Locates the Organ Procurement Coordinator upon arrival to the donor hospital.
  • In conjunction with the procuring physician, reviews the donor chart for pertinent information and confirms the information that is provided.
  • Confirms acceptability or unacceptability of donor organ as relayed by procuring physician back to staff surgeon.
  • Communicates estimation of harvest time and estimated time of return to Cleveland Clinic. Communicates acceptability of donor to Surgeon, Anesthesia staff, OR Charge Nurse, CVICU Charge Nurse, Security and specific Transplant Coordinator for specific organ. Arranges/confirms transportation for return to Cleveland Clinic.
  • Documents cross clamp time. Assists surgical team and sets up supplies as needed during a procurement. Other duties as assigned.


  • Diploma or Bachelor's Degree from an accredited nursing school; must have excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills; ability to prioritize work; must be flexible; must have computer skills and experience with EPIC.


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

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking, decisive judgment.
  • Must be able to work in a dynamic ever changing environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum one year CVICU experience or one year cardiovascular and thoracic operating room experience.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires full range of body motion, manual finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.
  • Requires working under stressful conditions and working irregular hours.
  • Must be willing to be on call.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Keywords: donor procurement, organ transport, donor organ, organ, donor, fly

Salaries [which may be] shown on independent job search websites reflect various market averages and do not represent information obtained directly from The Cleveland Clinic. Because we value each individual candidate, we invite and encourage each candidate to discuss salary/hourly specifics during the application and hiring process.

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:#7196637 (Ref:ccf19504814)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
United States
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