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Registered Nurse (RN) - Med Surg - Part time
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Registered Nurse (RN) – Med Surg – Part time
Job ID: REF22607G
Area of Interest: Nursing
Location: Bel Air,MD US
Hours of Work: 0700-1930 ETW
Job Facility: UM Upper Chesapeake Health
Employment Type: Part Time
I. General Summary
This role is considered the minimum role for all nurses who have greater than 12 months experience. Provides and coordinates independent care to patients within a clinical specialty as a fully effective and participative member of the multidisciplinary patient care services team. Utilizes the institution’s care delivery and professional practice models as the frame of reference for practicing as a professional nurse. Participates in activities to develop own practice, and to support group practice goals at the unit level. Is accountable to patient, family and team members for care provided and to the nurse manager for totality of work performance. Is accountable to hold to the Service Standards and to the Nursing Mission, Vision and Values.
II. Principal Responsibilities and Tasks
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. These are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.
- Competency in care of unit specific patient population; independently practices with solid knowledge and clinical skills; engaged in advancing own practice.
- Serves as a clinical resource for others.
- Applies and integrates evidence into practice
- Functions effectively in roles specific to unit, such as arrest team for ICU, triage for ED, etc.
- Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to plan and coordinate care; independently advocating for patient/family needs
- Models practice consistent with unit operations to ensure safe, timely effective, efficient, equitable, patient centered care.
- Engaged in advancing own practice.
- Responsible for maintaining competencies required for that patient care setting; focus on advancing own professional development.
- Attends unit based staff development independently.
- Demonstrates the ability to serve as a trained preceptor and coach’s new nurse and students.
- Contributes to developing/evaluating unit based orientation and other education activities.
- Contributes to nursing support personnel skills and development.
- Completes CE’s on an annual basis based on facility minimum requirements.
- Understands and contributes to unit-based outcomes associated with National Hospital Quality Measures (NDNQI), Nursing Sensitive Quality Indicators, and Facility Annual Operational Plan.
- Contributes to and endorses some or all elements of research/EBP/QI.
- Provides high quality, safe, patient centered care with focus on exceeding service expectations.
- Accountable for compliance with regulatory requirements and holds others accountable; participates in tracer activities when requested.
- Takes action to correct observed risks to patient safety.
- Reports adverse events and near misses to appropriate management authority.
- Implements policies, procedures, and guidelines consistently in the performance of assigned duties.
- Develops effective working relationships and maintains good communication with other team members.
- Identifies possible risks in processes, procedures, devices and communicates the same to those in charge.
- Participates in hospital, departmental and/or unit patient safety initiatives.
- Demonstrates the ability to function in the charge nurse role.
- Participates in teambuilding efforts on their unit.
- Contributes to briefings/staff meetings regularly.
- Contributes and participates in unit, Nursing Division, and organizational governance structure.
- Participates in recruitment and retention activities at the unit level.
- Provides feedback in peer review as requested. Provides direct performance feedback at the direction of the nurse manager.
When you come to the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center, you’re coming to more than simply a beautiful 37-acre, 218-bed suburban Baltimore, Maryland campus. You’re embarking on a professional journey that encourages opportunities, values a team atmosphere, and makes convenience and flexibility a priority. Joining our team of healthcare professionals means you’ll be contributing to a locally and nationally recognized institution. UM St. Joseph has been recognized by The Leapfrog Group as a grade ‘A’ hospital and by U.S. News & World Report as #3 in both the state and Baltimore Metro area, making UM St. Joseph the highest-ranking community hospital in Maryland. In addition, we’ve been consistently recognized as a top employer by Baltimore magazine.
- Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Maryland, or eligible to practice due to Compact state agreements outlined through the MD Board of Nursing, is required.
- More than 12 months nursing experience. Solid knowledge and clinical skills.
3. Current AHA BLS certification required.
4. Must meet all unit specific certification requirements:
(PALS, ACLS, NRP)
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW