Clinical Nurse - Foot u0026 Ankle Surgery

MD, Baltimore
Oct 01, 2017
Oct 31, 2017
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Full Time
Clinical PACU Nurse is responsible for independently implementing all aspects of the nursing process for all assigned patients including those with complex problems. The clinical nurse provides nursing care based upon the developmental needs of the patient/family. Identification of age specific needs of the patient/family can be found in the unit specific structure standards. The clinical nurse demonstrates competency in planning and implementing individualized care based upon the specific needs of the patient.

Must possess:

Graduate of an accredited nursing school and successfully completed the State Board of Nursing Licensure Exam
1 year of current clinical experience.
Bachelors Degree preferred.

Must obtain the following CEU's (Continuing Education Credits) per year:

Clinical Nurse I: 10 CEU's
Clinical Nurse II: 20 CEU's
Clinical Nurse III: 25 CEU's
Clinical Nurse IV: 30 CEU's

License Requirements:

RN License.
Must be licensed to practice in Maryland or must be able to obtain a Maryland license based on timeframe of licensing board.

Certification Requirements:

Healthcare Provider Level CPR

Specialty Certifications:

Calvert Ambulatory - ACLS within 1 year of hire or transfer;
PACU, ICU, Cath Lab, Angiography, Lung Center - ACLS within 1 year of hire or within 6 months of transfer, within 1 year of transfer for ICU;
ED - ACLS within 1 year of hire (new grad) or within 6 months if experienced ED or Critical Care RN, within 6 months of transfer;
PEDS UrgiCare - PALS or ENPC within 1 year of hire (new grad), or within 6 months if experienced ED or Critical Care RN, within 6 months of transfer;
Mother/Baby, Labor & Delivery - NRP within 6 months of hire or transfer;
NICU - NRP within 1 year of hire or transfer;
OP Chemo - MMC Chemotherapy Administration Certification at time of hire or transfer.

Must possess skills in:

Critical Thinking
Computer literacy: Must be computer literate or able to learn within 6 months.
Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language in an understandable manner.
Must be able to work independently and possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
Must possess the ability to effectively communicate and deal tactfully with other personnel, visitors, patients, physicians, customers, and the general public.
Must be flexible, have personal integrity, and the ability to function effectively as a team member.
Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.
Commit to a large variability in expectations for time commitments

Similar jobs

More searches like this

Similar jobs