Regional Critical Care House Officer (Acute Care NP)

Subspecialty: Critical Care Unit

Posted: 11/8/2018

Company: Cleveland Clinic - Cleveland Clinic is one of the world's largest and busiest health centers. Patients come to Cleveland Clinic from all over the world. We offer advanced treatment for all illnesses and disorders of the body. We enjoy a strong reputation for outstanding quality care. U.S News & World Report has declared that we are the No. 2 hospital in the country. Cleveland Clinic’s heart program has ranked No. 1 in the nation since 1995. Our urology program also ranked No. 1 in the nation, and three of our specialties - gastroentrerology and GI surgery, nephrology, and rheumatology are ranked No. 2.

Eight other Cleveland Clinic specialties are ranked in the Top 10. Cleveland Clinic earned the highest ranking of any Ohio hospital.

Other specialties noted for national excellence include ENT and pediatrics. Cleveland Clinic Children's offers highly specialized pediatric care in a family-centered atmosphere. It has been ranked the best children's hospital in Ohio by Child magazine.

Cleveland Clinic was founded in 1921 as a not-for-profit group practice, integrating clinical and hospital care with research and physician education. In addition to our Cleveland location, we have Cleveland Clinic Florida, Cleveland Clinic Nevada, Cleveland Clinic Canada, and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi. Cleveland Clinic London is also scheduled to open in February 2021.

Cleveland Clinic has more than 3,600 salaried physicians and scientists on staff, representing approximately 120 specialties and subspecialties. In 2017, we provided a total of 7.6 million outpatient visits, 229,132 acute admissions and observations, and 207,354 surgical cases. Patients came to us from across America and from more than 180 nations. We also lead an extensive system of community hospitals in Northeast Ohio called the Cleveland Clinic Hospitals.

This system is made up of Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, Akron General Hospital, Avon Hospital

Location: Cleveland, OH

Description: Regional Critical Care House Officer (Acute Care NP)
Cleveland Clinc is currently seeking Acute Care Nurse Practitioners to join the successful Acute Care Nurse Practitioner led Critical Care House Officer Program at several of our regional hospitals. Acute Care NP experience is preferred, however candidates with at least 3 years of Critical Care RN experience will be considered.

The coverage will be 24/7 to include day and night shifts.

The coverage will be for all services, and duties will include but not limited to:

Patient evaluations
Rapid Response/Codes
Urgent patient management procedures (airway, central lines, a-lines, chest tubes and other procedures)
Critical assessment of patients as required
Continual communication with other providers involved with the admitted patients care
and other responsibilities as needed

All hires will go through an in-depth 3-4 month fully paid training before beginning their duties at each hospital. Schedule will be 13 shifts per month and will include rotating nights, weekends and holidays.

The ideal candidate will have a quest for autonomous practice, working at top of licensure, and a desire to be an integral part of a community hospital system. As a house officer, caregivers will look to you as the responder to their needs for whole hospital patient care.

Care delivered from the critical care house officer is rapid, short term and concise to alleviate an immediate issue with the hospitalized patient. Hand offs will occur continually to the staff and service of which the patient is admitted. To that end, excellent communication skills will be paramount.

Not to be confused with a hospitalist role, the house officer will over-see the care of all admitted patients within the regional hospital. All services can and will call for assistance from the house officer.

Sign-on bonus or loan forgiveness benefits available to those candidates who qualify.

If hired into this position, new graduates will be automatically enrolled into the APRN/PA Transition to Practice Program. Experienced APRN/PAs changing specialty practice areas will be considered for the Transition to Practice Program in the new specialty practice area. The APRN/PA Transition to Practice Program is a 12-month program sponsored by Advanced Practice Nursing at the Nursing Institute and PA Services at the Chief of Staff Office at the Cleveland Clinic. The Transition to Practice Program is designed to refine the skills and knowledge of the new graduates and experienced APRN/PAs changing specialty practice areas. The APRN/PAs participating in the program will be full-time employees, hired by, and reporting to their respective clinical institutes.

Position type: Full-time

Benefits: Excellent benefits package.

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