RN Surgery - Pediatrics

Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio
Jun 28, 2022
Jul 28, 2022
Med / Surg, Pediatrics
Contract Type
Full Time


  • Participates in a residency curriculum based on surgery core learning needs.
  • Provides direct nursing care, alongside a coach, in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
  • Establishes and revises priorities for patient care activities based on; acuity of need, patient preference, and resource availability.
  • Initiates and maintains interventions to assure continuity of safe and effective care for patients.
  • Responds to data indicating risk to individual's health and initiates action to correct, reduce, or prevent the risk.
  • Seeks supervision, consultation, assistance when unable to perform safely and independently.
  • Complies with established hospital and department personnel policies.
  • Uses communication strategies that are intended to achieve desirable outcomes and a perception of satisfaction by those involved.
  • Documents in patient's medical record according to established guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • BSN preferred


  • Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA)

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • New grad or less than one year RN work experience or if experience RN moving from non-inpatient to acute direct care clinical inpatient setting with less than one year current acute direct patient care RN experience.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patient, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination.
  • Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time.
  • Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
  • Requires working under stressful conditions and irregular hours.
  • Exposure to communicable diseases and/or body fluids.
  • Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required for procedures.
Our Pediatric Surgical Institute at Main Campus offers state of the art pediatric operating rooms in advanced minimally-invasive suites. Nurses in Perioperative Services for the Cleveland Clinic health system provide evidence-based care in a multidisciplinary setting. The ability to manage patient populations within the surgical continuum is a unique professional experience for our nurses as they are involved in groundbreaking procedures and care for some of the sickest patients in the country and from around the world.

Our new perioperative nurses go through a 6 month onboarding program to get them up to speed in a busy and dynamic environment with constant education and resources available to them. For more information: https://youtube.com/watch?v=uuz_WB8UZDk

Opportunities available for new grads and experienced RNs!

Not ready to apply, but have questions about RN roles with Cleveland Clinic? Click Here to schedule a time to speak with a Recruiter on the Nursing team: https://booknow.appointment-plus.com/35slbj42/?e_id=6221

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