License/Cert Required:Lic Registered Nurse,Cert Basic Cardiac Life Supprt,Cert Adv Cardiac Life Supp
Specialty Type:Not Applicable
This role is aimed for the nurse who is a clinical and professional leader at the unit level. He/she advances evidence based practices, leads unit governance initiatives, and mentors others to achieve and grow in the role of the professional nurse. As a senior member of the practice partnership at the unit level, serves as a leader, change agent, and coordinator of patient care services within a specific service line. Takes a leadership role in overall design and implementation of a patient centered care delivery system that facilitates achievement of patient outcomes, supports continuity of care and patient flow between care delivery sites, and enhances patient safety and care giver satisfaction. Monitors the quality and cost effectiveness of nursing practice and governance systems at the unit level. Is accountable 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.
Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Maryland, or eligible to practice due to Compact state agreements outlined through the MD Board of Nursing, is required.Bachelors degree preferred (BSN preferred).Relevant clinical work experience related to practice on the unit.Maintenance of 20 contact hours of education/year.Member of a professional organization.Demonstrated evidence of professional growth and development through enrollment in degree program, specialty certification, teaching in formal hospital programs or outside of hospital, board member of professional association, etc.Demonstrated ability to assume a clinical leadership role. Demonstrated effectiveness as a multidisciplinary team member.Ability to learn and use computer systems in order to manage patient information.Ability to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patient population(s) served. Ability to demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and ability to assess data reflective of the patient's requirements relative to his or her population-specific and age specific needs. Demonstrated/documented highly effective interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills.
CB * 07/05/14
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