License/Cert Required:Lic Registered Nurse,Cert Basic Cardiac Life Supprt,Cert Adv Cardiac Life Supp
Minimum Experience:see Qualifications
Specialty Type:Not Applicable
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.
One of 12 units in the world renowned R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. Challenging care of the most critically ill patients in Maryland who have sustained multiple traumatic injuries or a severe life-threatening single system injury. Patients are transitioned to a separate Neurotrauma IMC Unit once stabilized.
Experience requirements include: Prior exp as RN in Critical Care, ICU or ED experience required. Prior Neuro or Trauma ICU or IMC experience preferred. Unable to accept Nursing Graduates.
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
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