Registered Nurse II (RN) - Endoscopy Lab, Full Time Day

Location
Baltimore, MD
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 30, 2017
Closes
Oct 30, 2017
Specialty
Nurse Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
What You Will Do:



The GI Endoscopy Laboratories provide inpatients and outpatients gastrointestinal diagnostic and therapeutic services. Major diagnoses represented in the patient population served by the GI Endoscopy Laboratories team include upper and lower GI bleeds, anemia with unknown etiology, gastric and duodenal ulcers, dysphagia, odynaphagia, esophageal masses and strictures, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome, polyps, GI carcinomas, pancreatitis, cholelithiasis, and other conditions of the GI tract. Approximately seventy-five percent of the patient population are outpatients and twenty-five percent are inpatients

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.



What You Need to Be Successful:



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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