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RN Shock Trauma Center: Lung Rescue Unit (LRU) ECMO ICU FT positions as rotating or nights

University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) Type Full time Posted 3/29/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/19/2014
MD - Maryland (All) - Baltimore Referral - n/a -    

RN Shock Trauma Center: Lung Rescue Unit (LRU) ECMO ICU FT positions as rotating or nights
Facility:University of Maryland Medical CenterEmployment Type:Full Time
Location:Baltimore, MDShift/Schedule:NIGHT
Department:STC: LUNG HEALING UNITPosted FTE:0.9
Job Posting Category:NursingHours of Work:7a-7p/7p-7a
Job ID #:31203Benefits Eligible:Yes
Minimum Education:BSN preferredLicense/Cert Required:RN, BLS and ACLS required
Minimum Experience:see qualficationsSpecialty Type:Intensive Care

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 University of Maryland Medical Center is opening a new unit in July 2014 to provide specialty care to patients undergoing ECMO.  The Lung Rescue Unit (LRU) will be a state of the art, 8 bed unit, staffed with Critical Care Nurses who specialize in advanced care using the latest of technologies. The Unit will offer comprehensive treatment for patients of acute cardiac and respiratory failure. Come grow with UMMC as we join a select group of hospitals in the country who have a unit dedicated to caring for ECMO patients.

For this unique opportunity, we are seeking nurses with two (or more) years of ICU experience who have a desire to work in a large Academic Medical Center and be part of such a challenging and cutting edge unit.  As a Magnet facility, we strive to provide better care using evidence based practice techniques to advance our patients through their plan of care.  Increasing outcomes and progression for our patients is our ultimate goal and we are seeking nurses who wish to advance their patients and careers with the same goals.

We offer:

• Up to $10,000 a year to use towards your post-graduate degree at the University of Maryland;
• An achievable professional advancement model for aspiring clinical leaders;
• The opportunity to use evidenced based practices and advanced procedures to progress your patients through treatment requiring ECMO.
• The chance to team with leading providers of acute cardiac and respiratory care in one of the most technologically advanced units in the country.
• Opportunity to work in a leading Academic Medical Center providing world renowned trauma care.

• 2 years’ experience as an RN in critical care/ICU
• BLS and ACLS required
• Licensed as an RN in the state of MD, or eligible to practice under Compact State Agreement outlined by the Maryland Board of Nursing

• Prior ECMO experience is not required

Please note--Not able to accept Nursing Graduates for the Lung Rescue Unit

Once you have applied on line and forFor additional information--
Please contact Sharan Lee Bidle RN BSN MS at 443-462-5312 or sbidle@umm.edu.


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