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Clinical Resource Nurse - Support Services Job in Lima, Ohio US

Clinical Resource Nurse - Support Services

Lima Memorial Health Systems - Lima, OH

Posted: 11/12/2019 - Expires: 1/13/2020

Job ID: 213699678

Job Description

Functioning within the Health System’s mission, vision, values, policies and procedures,, the Clinical Resource Nurse is a Registered Nurse with a solid knowledge base of nursing theoretical frameworks and nursing practice as well as advanced clinical skills and communication skills.  The Clinical Resource Nurse assesses, evaluates, and assists in  providing  direct patient care and education of  patients and families who have difficult or unusual situations or require additional support and/or counseling. S/he collaborates and assists nursing personnel, medical staff, the education coordinator, and ancillary departments  to provide optimum care to the critical and medical surgical inpatient population.  The Clinical Resource Nurse also assists in the formal and informal education of critical care/med-surgical  associates as needed; assists managers with ongoing case review, quality measures, and performance improvement activity; and provides input into the evaluation of  nursing associates.  The Clinical Resource Nurse promotes development of new technologies and policies in nursing based on current research and best practice standards, and represents nursing on appropriate hospital committees as assigned. Functions within the philosophy, objectives, and standards of nursing practice and policies and procedures of the department of nursing.

Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing, A BSN required or must be actively enrolled and complete the degree within two years of hire.

Valid unrestricted license with the Ohio Board of Nursing.  BLS and ACLS is required    Must also be an ACLS instructor or within to obtain within six (6) months. CCRN preferred.
A minimum of four (4)  years recent critical care experience,including post Open Heart recovery experience, is required.   Experience with educational preparations and presentations required (candidate may include one on one teaching for this requirement).   Management experience is preferred
Must demonstrate the ability to make sound judgments based upon advanced scientific knowledge, critical thinking and expert clinical skills.    Must  have positive communication and leadership skills,  be motivated and self-directed, and  have the ability to integrate numerous job responsibilities.  Must also demonstrate the ability to teach and mentor those receiving education and clinical experiences. 

Full Time, Nights, 7:00 pm - 7:00 am         Req # 3873         Shift: 12 hour shifts

Days: Days - Monday - Friday     Weekends: Weekends - every other as needed

Hours/Pay Period: 80 hours per pay period

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Work Shift:
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Applied Math: 4
Graphic Literacy: 4
Workplace Documentation: 4