University Hospitals Staff Nurse Cardiovascular unit Fulltime Days in Elyria, Ohio

Staff Nurse Cardiovascular unit Fulltime Days

University Hospitals

Elyria, Ohio United States

Founded in 1908, University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center (UH Elyria) is a 387-licensed bed full-service hospital that offers patients a broad spectrum of general medical services, inpatient and outpatient surgeries, and 24/7 comprehensive emergency care. UH Elyria Medical Center is one of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention™ for 3 Years in a Row (2012-2014) and is ranked among the top 5% in the nation for Coronary Interventional Procedures for 2 Years in a Row (2013-2014). In addition, UH Elyriawas named a 13-time “NorthCoast 99 Top Employer” by the Employers’ Resource Council.

Position Summary/Dimensions of Nursing Practice:

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:

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

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

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

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

  5. Displays leadership that influences optimal clinical and operational outcomes.

Position Requirements:

Experience & Knowledge:

Thorough knowledge of nursing process and practice.

A minimum of 1 year experience as a licensed RN required.

Special Skills & Equipment Knowledge:

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

Education Requirements:

Education/Expertise:

Diploma in Nursing or an Associate in Science Degree in Nursing (ADN) from an accredited nursing program.

License Requirements:

Required Credentials, Licensure or Certification (i.e. RN, RRT):

Registered Nurse with current license to practice in the state of Ohio. CPR certified within 90 days.

Preferred Qualifications:

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.