Staff Nurse - 4 Ross, Cardiovascular Surgery/Transplant inpatient

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Campus, ILLINOIS
Job Type: PartTime

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Job Title:
Staff Nurse - 2 ROSS-ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME


Department:
Ross | 2 Ross Acute Coronary Syndrome Unit

Scope of Position

We, the Ross Heart Hospital Team are committed to creating an extraordinary experience for our patients and visitors through the delivery of personalized services that consistently exceeds expectations.  We believe that through our teamwork, mutual respect, communication and coordination, every interaction is an opportunity to make a positive difference for our patients and visitors.  As a member of this team, the Staff Nurse provides patient care and supportive services directed towards achievement of positive patient care outcomes, maximizing the patient’s involvement in the plan of care, improving service levels, reducing the length of hospitalization, and decreasing costs. Patients and their families will experience the benefits of patient focused care through the integrated skills of all care team members.

This unit is a 24 hour inpatient care unit for moderate to high acuity medical and surgical cardiology patients who may require cardiac monitoring, vasoactive drip titration, hemodynamic monitoring, mechanical ventilation and IABP therapy

Position Summary   The Staff Nurse is responsible for managing and providing care to the patient and family, and for directing and supervising nursing care provided by other members of the patient care team. The Staff Nurse is responsible for assessing, prescribing, implementing, coordinating, delegating and evaluating the nursing care of patients.  The Staff Nurse prioritizes patient care needs and provides leadership to, and development of the patient care team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

95%     Coordinates patient care team in providing and documenting patient care in accordance with applicable standards of practice

  • Applies the nursing process to all areas of practice
  • Provides care according to patient needs; performs specialized nursing care procedures as outlined in department/unit specific competency profiles
  • Establishes patient education plan; provides patient education related to patient’s condition, therapeutic regimen and self care measures; evaluates effectiveness of patient education
  • Provides discharge plan according to patient need; coordinates patient encounters, admissions, transfers and discharges
  • Communicates pertinent patient information to other members of the care team
  • Assumes coordinating role in emergency situations
  • Keeps abreast of current developments/ technologies in field of practice
  • Incorporates evidence based practice in approaches to problem-solving and decision-making
  • Demonstrates a willingness to share professional/technical expertise and advice with others
  • Adheres to regulatory compliance standards (JCAHO, ODH, etc.)
  • Attends and/or presents inservice and continuing education programs
  • Represents professional nursing on committees
  • May assume preceptor responsibility
  • May assume charge nurse responsibilities
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement in patient care and organizational processes; participates in performance improvement activities
  • Participates in medical and nursing research activities

5%       Assumes other duties as assigned

Core Competencies

Effective performance of this role at The Ohio State University Medical Center requires the RN-PCC demonstrate core competencies in the area of customer focus, teamwork, job knowledge, and resource management. Job knowledge is demonstrated in the performance of primary duties and responsibilities while the remaining competencies address the manner in which the role is performed.

Customer Focus: Provides quality service to customers, including patients, families, other staff and the community.

  • Embraces organizational caring values and uses them to guide interaction with others
  • Adheres to customer service standards; encourages and supports a service orientation by other staff
  • Anticipates needs of both internal and external customers
  • Meets commitments and responds to requests in a timely manner
  • Evaluates service delivery and identifies gaps that impact patient care
  • Builds customer confidence by listening to and addressing customer needs
  • Assumes responsibility for solving customer problems
  • Solicits opinions and ideas from customers when addressing problem resolution
  • Adheres to OSUMC Standards for Employee Conduct including the display of good judgment and high ethical standards.

Teamwork: Works effectively as a team member to achieve organizational and departmental goals

  • Prioritizes care needs; coordinates activities of the team; appropriately delegates elements of care to members of the team
  • Actively participates in decision-making that impacts the team (e.g. serving on committees)
  • Maintains a positive relationship and open communication with other team members
  • Respects the views of team members; effectively uses group process to achieve team goals
  • Functions as a role model and facilitates integration of new members into the patient care team
  • Assesses learning needs of new team members; plans and implements learning activities based on assessments
  • Utilizes conflict resolution skills to resolve differences within the team
  • Promotes cooperation and collaboration with other team members and teams to achieve Medical Center goals
  • Functions in the team model for continuous improvement

Resource Management: Makes effective use of available resources, including time, people, materials and financial resources

  • Organizes and adjusts resources to maximize productivity
  • Systematically organizes and prioritizes work
  • Uses own time (and others’ time) effectively
  • Performs tasks in a cost effective manner while maintaining quality
  • Creatively identifies and uses resources (i.e. consults with Advanced Practice Nurses such as CNS staff, etc.)
  • Contributes to performance improvement of the Medical Center, the unit and the patient care team

Organizational Expectations

Supports the nursing professional practice model. Practices within the Medical Center’s policies and procedures and the Division of Nursing Standards of Practice.  Adheres to the Intensive Caring Values as demonstrated through positive patient/guest relations, positive and effective interactions with staff, and formulating and meeting developmental goals. 

Minimum Qualifications

For Hire:         Graduate of an accredited school of registered nursing. Current Ohio license or interim permit. Previous experience in a relevant care setting preferred.   

On going:        Maintains and seeks new knowledge related to evidence based practice, patient care issues, quality improvement, cost reduction, current policies, procedures, and protocols. Maintains current Ohio RN license. Meets mandatory educational and health requirements. Demonstrates computer skills required to meet job functions. 

Job Relationships

Supervisory Responsibility:    Licensed Practical Nurses, Unlicensed caregivers, Unit Clerical Associates, and may also supervise student employees and volunteers

Contacts/Customers:              Patients and family, all members of the health care team (including physicians), other Medical Center staff, and the community

            Responsible to:            Manager

Physical/Visual/Mental Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to:

  • Transport/ move patients in order to provide care,
  • Move objects weighing up to 30 pounds around the work environment in order to provide care,
  • Provide care, perform necessary duties and maintain patient safety in the patient care environment,
  • Set up/ adjust various patient equipment items in use at the Medical Center, and
  • Communicate clearly in order to facilitate the patient’s plan of care.

Work Environment  

  • The work environment involves risks or discomforts which require special safety precautions, additional safety education and/or health risk monitoring, e.g. chemicals, radiation, working with sharps (needles, syringes, scalpels), infectious diseases.  Employees may be required to use protective clothing or gear such as masks, gowns, goggles, gloves, etc.
  • The work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which requires normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices and meeting rooms (i.e. use of safe work practices, avoidance of trips and falls, and observance of fire regulations and traffic signs).
  • The work environment involves risks associated with the use of computers such as eyestrain and disorders that result from repetitive motions associated with computer use.

Note:   The above statements are intended to describe the essential functions and related requirements of persons assigned to this job.  They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements.


Additional Information:


Location:
Ross Heart Hospital (0353)


Position Type:
Regular


Scheduled Hours:
36


Shift:
Rotating Shift


Salary Grade:
Nursing Hourly 41

For additional detail regarding the classification or salary grade, please click here .

Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check.  A drug screen, physical, or psychological screening may be required during the post offer process.


The Ohio State University

Office of Human Resources | 1590 N. High St., Suite 300 | Columbus, OH 43201-2190 |

For questions, please call 614-247-6947 or email HRConnection@osu.edu

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other bases under the law.

Applicants are encouraged to complete and submit the Equal Employment Identification form.



Ohio State launched a new application system, powered by Workday, on January 3, 2021. This update makes it easier for you to see and apply for openings across both The Ohio State University and Ohio State Wexner Medical Center through a single site, as well as track the status of your application. Screen reader users will encounter difficulty with this site during implementation. For assistance, please contact our ADA Coordinator at Lissner.2@osu.edu or (614) 292-7024. If you have questions while submitting an application, please review these frequently asked questions .


Current Employees and Students:
If you are currently employed or enrolled as a student at The Ohio State University, please log in to Workday to use the internal application process.



Welcome to The Ohio State University's career site.  We invite you to apply to positions of interest. In order to ensure your application is complete, you must complete the following:

  • Ensure you have all necessary documents available when starting the application process. You can review the additional job description section on postings for documents that may be required.
  • Prior to submitting your application, please review and update (if necessary) the information in your candidate profile as it will transfer to your application. 


Job Title:
Staff Nurse - 2 ROSS-ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME


Department:
Ross | 2 Ross Acute Coronary Syndrome Unit

Scope of Position

We, the Ross Heart Hospital Team are committed to creating an extraordinary experience for our patients and visitors through the delivery of personalized services that consistently exceeds expectations.  We believe that through our teamwork, mutual respect, communication and coordination, every interaction is an opportunity to make a positive difference for our patients and visitors.  As a member of this team, the Staff Nurse provides patient care and supportive services directed towards achievement of positive patient care outcomes, maximizing the patient’s involvement in the plan of care, improving service levels, reducing the length of hospitalization, and decreasing costs. Patients and their families will experience the benefits of patient focused care through the integrated skills of all care team members.

This unit is a 24 hour inpatient care unit for moderate to high acuity medical and surgical cardiology patients who may require cardiac monitoring, vasoactive drip titration, hemodynamic monitoring, mechanical ventilation and IABP therapy

Position Summary   The Staff Nurse is responsible for managing and providing care to the patient and family, and for directing and supervising nursing care provided by other members of the patient care team. The Staff Nurse is responsible for assessing, prescribing, implementing, coordinating, delegating and evaluating the nursing care of patients.  The Staff Nurse prioritizes patient care needs and provides leadership to, and development of the patient care team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

95%     Coordinates patient care team in providing and documenting patient care in accordance with applicable standards of practice

  • Applies the nursing process to all areas of practice
  • Provides care according to patient needs; performs specialized nursing care procedures as outlined in department/unit specific competency profiles
  • Establishes patient education plan; provides patient education related to patient’s condition, therapeutic regimen and self care measures; evaluates effectiveness of patient education
  • Provides discharge plan according to patient need; coordinates patient encounters, admissions, transfers and discharges
  • Communicates pertinent patient information to other members of the care team
  • Assumes coordinating role in emergency situations
  • Keeps abreast of current developments/ technologies in field of practice
  • Incorporates evidence based practice in approaches to problem-solving and decision-making
  • Demonstrates a willingness to share professional/technical expertise and advice with others
  • Adheres to regulatory compliance standards (JCAHO, ODH, etc.)
  • Attends and/or presents inservice and continuing education programs
  • Represents professional nursing on committees
  • May assume preceptor responsibility
  • May assume charge nurse responsibilities
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement in patient care and organizational processes; participates in performance improvement activities
  • Participates in medical and nursing research activities

5%       Assumes other duties as assigned

Core Competencies

Effective performance of this role at The Ohio State University Medical Center requires the RN-PCC demonstrate core competencies in the area of customer focus, teamwork, job knowledge, and resource management. Job knowledge is demonstrated in the performance of primary duties and responsibilities while the remaining competencies address the manner in which the role is performed.

Customer Focus: Provides quality service to customers, including patients, families, other staff and the community.

  • Embraces organizational caring values and uses them to guide interaction with others
  • Adheres to customer service standards; encourages and supports a service orientation by other staff
  • Anticipates needs of both internal and external customers
  • Meets commitments and responds to requests in a timely manner
  • Evaluates service delivery and identifies gaps that impact patient care
  • Builds customer confidence by listening to and addressing customer needs
  • Assumes responsibility for solving customer problems
  • Solicits opinions and ideas from customers when addressing problem resolution
  • Adheres to OSUMC Standards for Employee Conduct including the display of good judgment and high ethical standards.

Teamwork: Works effectively as a team member to achieve organizational and departmental goals

  • Prioritizes care needs; coordinates activities of the team; appropriately delegates elements of care to members of the team
  • Actively participates in decision-making that impacts the team (e.g. serving on committees)
  • Maintains a positive relationship and open communication with other team members
  • Respects the views of team members; effectively uses group process to achieve team goals
  • Functions as a role model and facilitates integration of new members into the patient care team
  • Assesses learning needs of new team members; plans and implements learning activities based on assessments
  • Utilizes conflict resolution skills to resolve differences within the team
  • Promotes cooperation and collaboration with other team members and teams to achieve Medical Center goals
  • Functions in the team model for continuous improvement

Resource Management: Makes effective use of available resources, including time, people, materials and financial resources

  • Organizes and adjusts resources to maximize productivity
  • Systematically organizes and prioritizes work
  • Uses own time (and others’ time) effectively
  • Performs tasks in a cost effective manner while maintaining quality
  • Creatively identifies and uses resources (i.e. consults with Advanced Practice Nurses such as CNS staff, etc.)
  • Contributes to performance improvement of the Medical Center, the unit and the patient care team

Organizational Expectations

Supports the nursing professional practice model. Practices within the Medical Center’s policies and procedures and the Division of Nursing Standards of Practice.  Adheres to the Intensive Caring Values as demonstrated through positive patient/guest relations, positive and effective interactions with staff, and formulating and meeting developmental goals. 

Minimum Qualifications

For Hire:         Graduate of an accredited school of registered nursing. Current Ohio license or interim permit. Previous experience in a relevant care setting preferred.   

On going:        Maintains and seeks new knowledge related to evidence based practice, patient care issues, quality improvement, cost reduction, current policies, procedures, and protocols. Maintains current Ohio RN license. Meets mandatory educational and health requirements. Demonstrates computer skills required to meet job functions. 

Job Relationships

Supervisory Responsibility:    Licensed Practical Nurses, Unlicensed caregivers, Unit Clerical Associates, and may also supervise student employees and volunteers

Contacts/Customers:              Patients and family, all members of the health care team (including physicians), other Medical Center staff, and the community

            Responsible to:            Manager

Physical/Visual/Mental Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to:

  • Transport/ move patients in order to provide care,
  • Move objects weighing up to 30 pounds around the work environment in order to provide care,
  • Provide care, perform necessary duties and maintain patient safety in the patient care environment,
  • Set up/ adjust various patient equipment items in use at the Medical Center, and
  • Communicate clearly in order to facilitate the patient’s plan of care.

Work Environment  

  • The work environment involves risks or discomforts which require special safety precautions, additional safety education and/or health risk monitoring, e.g. chemicals, radiation, working with sharps (needles, syringes, scalpels), infectious diseases.  Employees may be required to use protective clothing or gear such as masks, gowns, goggles, gloves, etc.
  • The work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which requires normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices and meeting rooms (i.e. use of safe work practices, avoidance of trips and falls, and observance of fire regulations and traffic signs).
  • The work environment involves risks associated with the use of computers such as eyestrain and disorders that result from repetitive motions associated with computer use.

Note:   The above statements are intended to describe the essential functions and related requirements of persons assigned to this job.  They are not intended as an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements.


Additional Information:


Location:
Ross Heart Hospital (0353)


Position Type:
Regular


Scheduled Hours:
36


Shift:
Rotating Shift


Salary Grade:
Nursing Hourly 41

For additional detail regarding the classification or salary grade, please click here .

Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check.  A drug screen, physical, or psychological screening may be required during the post offer process.


The Ohio State University

Office of Human Resources | 1590 N. High St., Suite 300 | Columbus, OH 43201-2190 |

For questions, please call 614-247-6947 or email HRConnection@osu.edu

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other bases under the law.

Applicants are encouraged to complete and submit the Equal Employment Identification form.


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