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Sr. Registered Nurse (RN) - Critical Care West

Company: UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center
Location: Glen Burnie
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job ID: 99179

Area of Interest: Nursing

Location: Glen Burnie,MD US

Hours of Work: 8a-8:30p

Job Facility: UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: DAY

What You Will Do:

Senior Clinical Nurse I - Critical Care West
University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center
Full-Time - Day Shift
Glen Burnie, Maryland

The Power of CaringWithin all of us there is untold power. An unstoppable strength. A desire to do more.

Join our talented team of Registered Nurses and experience the highest level of appreciation at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center - named Top Workplace in the Baltimore area by The Baltimore Sun two years in a row (2019 & 2020); Top Workplace in the USA for 2021!

At University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center, our registered nurses have earned the highest level of respect as a critical factor in our success- and that of our patients. As part of the acclaimed University of Maryland Medical System, our facility is one of three ANCC Pathway to Excellence designated hospitals in Maryland. UM BWMC features one of the state's busiest emergency departments, as well as a team of experts who care for our community and one another.

Click HERE to meet our Chief Nursing Officer and learn more about nursing at UM BWMC.

Our Critical Care West (CCW) team at BWMC is looking for an experienced Critical Care / ICU Registered Nurse (RN), for its 24 bed unit. In this role, the RN will serve patients with acute, or potentially life-threatening medical problems, ranging from 18-years-old and older adults that may be admitted directly from the Emergency Department, inpatient units, procedure areas, or other hospitals.

Some of the major diagnosis Critical Care RNs will work with, includes the following:

  • Sepsis
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Pneumonia
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • End-stage renal disease
  • End-stage liver disease
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Asthma exacerbation
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Rhythm disturbances
  • Complications resulting from cancer
  • Stroke/TIA
  • Overdose needing mechanical ventilation
    Strategies to Assess and Meet Patient Care Needs

    A Collaborative approach is utilized in caring for our patients. Clinical assessment, patient interviews, rounds, patient outcome, and satisfaction data and communication, determine the patient's care requirements in the CCW with the patient and/or their designation spokesperson.

    A multidisciplinary team delivers care to patients in the CCW, which includes intensivists, attending physicians, fellows, house staff, nurse practitioners, nurses, patient care technicians, unit clerks, social workers, physical/occupational therapists, pharmacists, dieticians, and other ancillary services.

    All Services document in the medical record, which supports multidisciplinary patient care delivery along with daily patient rounds. Patient education is an interdisciplinary process. The patient's individual plan of care includes an educational assessment with educational interventions matched to patients and family educational needs.

    As a Registered Nurse at UM BWMC, you'll experience:
    • An organization that supports, recognizes and invests in their nurses.
    • Our Professional Advancement Model (PAM) designed to recognize and reward nurses based on their professional contributions to advancing the practice and profession of nursing.
    • An environment of excellence focused on quality and interprofessional collaboration.
    • A comprehensive benefits package including health, vision and dental coverage including prescription drug coverage - Tax-Free Savings Plans, Tuition Reimbursement and more!
    • Work Life Balance: You'll accrue annual leave; we offer dependent care reimbursement, short/long term disability and an employee assistance program.
    • Educational Assistance:We support your continuing education and career advancement by offering tuition reimbursement & continuing education options.
      Job Summary
      This role is designed 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 relationship-based care 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. Strives to provide an environment where patients, families, and colleagues collaborate in the delivery of care. Is accountable to peers for the advancement of professional practice on the unit, and to the manager for the totality of work performance. Is accountable to hold to the Service Standards and to the Nursing Mission, Vision and Values.

      What You Need to Be Successful:
      • Associate Degree in Nursig is required; BSN preferred
      • American Heart Association (AHA) BLS required upon hire.
      • Must meet all unit specific certification requirements: (PALS, ACLS, NRP).
      • Maintains all Clinical Nurse II core expectations.
      • Current Maryland RN licensure is required prior to beginning orientation.
      • At least 1 year of RN experience is required, 2 years preferred.
      • Professional Certification is highly encouraged and required if the individual does not have a BSN.
      • If there is gap in applied nursing experience of 5 years or more successful completion of a refresher course within past 6 months is required.
      • Meets satisfactory level or higher on last two performance appraisals (if applicable)
      • Ability to learn and use computer systems in order to manage patient information
      • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
        To be immediately considered for this position please contact Dominique Spann at with an updated resume or schedule a call here !

        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.

Keywords: UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Baltimore , Sr. Registered Nurse (RN) - Critical Care West, Healthcare , Glen Burnie, Maryland

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