RN Shock Trauma Center ECMO Critical Care Unit (Lung Rescue ICU) FT nights

Baltimore, MD
Feb 11, 2018
Mar 13, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
What You Will Do:

Registered Nurse (RN) Critical Care – Lung Rescue Unit (ECMO ICU)

Advancing the practice of nursing, every day.

The Lung Rescue Unit (LRU) at University of Maryland Medical Center is a state of the art unit which provides specialty care to patients undergoing ECMO and is staffed with Critical Care Nurses who specialize in this advanced care using the latest of technologies in lung support. It is included as a unit in our world renowned R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.

The Unit offer comprehensive treatment for patients of acute cardiac and respiratory failure. We are part of a select group of hospitals in the country who have a unit dedicated to caring for ECMO patients.

For this unique opportunity, we are seeking nurses with two (or more) years of ICU experience who have a desire to work in a large Academic Medical Center and be part of such a challenging and cutting edge unit. As a Magnet facility, we strive to provide better care using evidence based practice techniques to advance our patients through their plan of care. Increasing outcomes and progression for our patients is our ultimate goal and we are seeking nurses who wish to advance their patients and careers with the same goals.

One of 14 units in the world renowned R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. Challenging care of the most critically ill patients in Maryland who have sustained multiple traumatic injuries or a severe life-threatening single system injury. Patients are transitioned to this Lung Support Unit for ECMO intervention support.

The University of Maryland Medical Center is seeking experienced Registered Nurses (RNs) with a desire to join our premier multidisciplinary team in our Lung Rescue Unit-ECMO ICU. Located at the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) in downtown Baltimore near the Inner Harbor and Camden Yards; you won't find a more vibrant place to work!

What You Need to Be Successful:


• 2 years’ experience as an RN in adult critical care/ICU

• BLS and ACLS required

• Licensed as an RN in the state of MD, or eligible to practice under Compact State Agreement outlined by the Maryland Board of Nursing

• Prior ECMO experience is not required Please note--Not able to accept Nursing Graduates for the Lung Rescue Unit

Once you have applied on line and for additional information
Please contact Sharan Lee Bidle RN BSN MS at 443-462-5312 or sbidle@umm.edu.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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