Registered Nurse II (RN) - Pediatric ICU, Full Time, Rotating

Location
Baltimore, MD
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 30, 2017
Closes
Nov 29, 2017
Specialty
ICU / CCU, Pediatrics
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
What You Will Do:



The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), a 19 bed unit provides care to critically ill pediatric patients ages neonates through young adults with medical, surgical, and cardiac surgery diagnoses. A team of PICU physicians, NPs, respiratory therapists and nurses from the pediatric ICU respond to pediatric patients requiring critical interventions on the inpatient units/outpatient hospital based clinics as members of the Pediatric Arrest Team and Pediatric Rapid Response Process.
PICU Mission
The Pediatric Intensive/Intermediate Care Unit is a 19-bed unit that provides expert multidisciplinary care for children from infants to young adults with life-threatening medical, cardiac and surgical conditions. We meet the unique needs of these specialized populations by integrating safety-focused, family-centered patient care with superb service, while individualizing patient education and psycho-social support. We endeavor to incorporate current evidence and innovative research into our practice, throughout the continuum of 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.



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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