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RN Cardiac PCU FT Nights

University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) Type Full time Posted 3/1/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 8/20/2014
MD - Maryland (All) - Baltimore Referral - n/a -    

RN Cardiac PCU FT Nights
Facility:University of Maryland Medical CenterEmployment Type:Full Time
Location:Baltimore, MDShift/Schedule:NIGHT
Department:UMH: Cardiac Care Unit 3EPosted FTE:0.9
Job Posting Category:NursingHours of Work:12 hour shifts, 7p-7a
Job ID #:30386Benefits Eligible:Yes
Minimum Education:see qualificationsLicense/Cert Required:Lic Registered Nurse,Cert Basic Cardiac Life Supprt,Cert Adv Cardiac Life Supp
Minimum Experience:BSN preferredSpecialty Type:Cardiology

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.

The Cardiac PCU has been honored as a recipient of the Beacon Award by AACN

As a recipient of the coveted Magnet designation, the University of Maryland Medical Center is recognized among the best in the country for our quality of nursing care and innovative practice.

Ours is a fast-paced environment, where you'll find new and challenging situations every day. You'll have the opportunity to expand your knowledge and further your career, as well as being a part of a world-class Cardiac team. The Medical Center is in the process of applying for designation as a Cardiac Intervention Center of Excellence which has recently expanded the PCU.

Experience qualifications include:
RN with 2-3 yrs of prior cardiac and/or med/surg experience required.
IMC or telemetry exp preferred

Nursing Graduates positions are very limited at this time and require a Sr practicum in ICU or IMC setting, preferably Cardiology focus.

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

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.