University Hospitals Registered Nurse - Med/Surg Digestive Health (sign-on bonus available) in Cleveland, Ohio

Registered Nurse - Med/Surg Digestive Health (sign-on bonus available)

University Hospitals

Cleveland, Ohio United States

Founded in 1866, University Hospitals serves the needs of patients through an integrated network of 18 hospitals, more than 40 outpatient health centers and 200 physician offices in 15 counties throughout northern Ohio. The system’s flagship academic medical center, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, located on a 35-acre campus in Cleveland’s University Circle, is affiliated with Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. The main campus also includes University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the nation; University Hospitals MacDonald Women's Hospital, Ohio's only hospital for women; and University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, part of the NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center. UH is home to some of the most prestigious clinical and research programs in the nation, including cancer, pediatrics, women's health, orthopedics, radiology, neuroscience, cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, digestive health, dermatology, transplantation and urology. UH Cleveland Medical Center is perennially among the highest performers in national ranking surveys, including “America’s Best Hospitals” from U.S. News & World Report. UH is also home to Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals –part of The Harrington Project for Discovery & Development. UH is the second largest employer in northern Ohio with 26,000 employees. For more information, go to UHhospitals.org at http://www.uhhospitals.org/ .

Provides safe efficient age specific nursing care to patients/families using the nursing process in order to assist them to attain, maintain, regain, and sustain optimal health status.

Dimensions are:

  • Implements the nursing process by delivering effective relationship based nursing care.

  • Demonstrates technical skills in care delivery that result in safe practice and positive care outcomes.

  • Demonstrates clear communication and effective collaboration to optimize patient care and clinical operations.

  • Develops self and contributes to the professional practice of nursing.

  • Displays leadership that influences optimal clinical and operational outcomes.

This is a full time position (36hours/week) working a day/night rotation which includes rotating weekends and holidays on our Lakeside 55 unit. Lakeside 55 is a medical/surgical floor that primarily consists of a Gastroenterology & Liver patient populations. The unit will also care for general medicine & surgical patients.

In addition, external candidates hired into regular status full time positions & possess 2 years RN experience are eligible to receive a $3,000 sign-on bonus after successfully completing 90 days of employment.

Position Requirements :

  • Thorough knowledge of nursing process and practice.

  • Uses a wide variety of technical equipment to meet patient needs and prescribed medical therapies (ie. stethoscopes, thermometers, sphygmomanometers and electronic monitoring devices.

  • 1 year RN experience required.

Education Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program

  • For external candidates: ​​ Experienced nurses with Associate Degrees/Diploma in Nursing will commit at the time of hire to complete a Bachelors of Science Degree (BSN) or higher in nursing within 5 years of hire.

License Requirements:

  • Registered nurse with current license to practice in the state of Ohio.

  • CPR certified in 90 days.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from accredited program.