License/Cert Required:Lic Registered Nurse,Cert Basic Cardiac Life Supprt
Minimum Experience:2 Years
Specialty Type:Diabetes & Endocrinology
Clinical nurse II: The Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology is looking for an exceptional nurse who is able to apply nursing practice principles in a busy adult and pediatric multi-disciplinary ambulatory practice. This individual will be involved in patient needs assessment, care coordination, and diabetes survival skills education. The clinical nurse will be expected to assess and treat routine and emergent patients at the Center and via telecommunication. The RN will also be responsible for participating in Joint Commission readiness and quality and safety initiatives. Familiarity with the electronic medical record and e-scribing is helpful. Experience in pediatrics is a plus; however, this individual must be able to work with adult and pediatric patients and their families.
This role is considered the minimum role for all nurses at UMMC who have greater than 12 months experience. This nurse will be competent in the skills/knowledge required and fully participate in unit governance. He/she will practice and adhere to the guidelines specified in the UMMC Professional Nurse Job Charter. Independently provides and coordinates care provided to patients within a clinical specialty. Serves as a fully effective and participative member of the multidisciplinary patient care services team. Demonstrates and models the full range of nursing professional practice in both care provided and in participation in development of strategies to improve patient outcomes, satisfaction with service and cost effectiveness at the unit level. Is accountable to patients and families for the processes and outcomes of care during an episode of care. Is accountable to peers for the advancement of group practice on the unit, and to the nurse manager for the totality of work performance.
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, with a Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred; Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Maryland, or eligible to practice due to compact state requirements outlined by the Maryland Board of Nursing.