License/Cert Required:Lic Registered Nurse,Cert Basic Cardiac Life Supprt,Cert Adv Cardiac Life Supp
Minimum Experience:See Qualfications
Specialty Type:Intensive Care
Shock Trauma Center’s Critical Care Resuscitation Unit functions as second portal of entry into UMMC for the most critically ill patients in Maryland who require immediate resuscitation and stabilization care. Diagnoses include but are not limited to Dissecting Aorta, Neuro or Cardiac emergencies, Septic Shock and Multiple Organ Failure.
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.
Experience Qualifications include:
RN with minimum of 3-5 yrs. Critical Care experience in at least a 12-16 bed Surgical, Neuro, Medical, Trauma or Cardiac ICU required. Invasive monitoring experience required. Note: not able to consider ER experience as a replacement for ICU experience. 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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