RN - Newborn Intensive Care Unit

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

Job posting number: #7255173 (Ref:ccf20559686)

Posted: June 13, 2024

Job Description

Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital’s Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is a 34-bed nursing unit fully staffed with a team of dedicated caregivers providing the highest quality, family-centered care to the ill neonate and extremely low birth weight infant. Services provided include 24-hour neonatology services on site, evidence-based nursing practice, and advanced respiratory care such as high-frequency ventilation and inhaled nitric oxide.

From the time of admission to transfer or discharge from the NICU, our patients are cared for throughout the care continuum. As a Registered Nurse, you will become familiar with complex medical histories, innovative surgical procedures, pain modalities, and comprehensive nutritional support.  


The future caregiver is someone who: 

Communicates effectively with patients and team members.   

Is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. 

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

Can provide emotional, spiritual, and psychological support to patients.  



The Registered Nurse selected for this position will be eligible for tuition reimbursement as part of our many offerings to invest in your health, well-being, and future. We offer our caregivers many opportunities for professional development. The Professional Ladder Program, professional development courses through our Global Leadership & Learning Institute, and opportunities to advance into management are just a few. 



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. 



Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct patient care to neonates in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. Implements and monitors patient care plans.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
  • Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  • Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

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

Certifications:

  • Current licensure as Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) through American Heart Association (AHA) certification within one year of employment.

  • Proof of Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) certification must be presented upon hire.

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 experience in an acute care hospital setting required.
  • Will consider licensed military RN experience.

Physical Requirements:

  • 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.
  • Note: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required for procedures.
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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:#7255173 (Ref:ccf20559686)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland,Ohio
United States
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