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New Grad Registered Nurse (RN) - Observation

Company: University of Maryland Medical System
Location: Glen Burnie
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

What You Will Do:

New Grad Registered Nurse (RN) - Observation 5 South
Start: October 2022
University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center
Full-Time - Night Shift
Glen Burnie, Maryland

The Right Choice. Right Here.

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 in 2019.
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.

As a Registered Nurse at UM BWMC, you'll experience:

  • A supportive and collaborative work environment
  • 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 assistant program.
  • Educational Assistance: We support your continuing education and career advancement by offering tuition reimbursement & continuing education options. Nurse Residency Program:

    The Nurse Residency Program at University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center is a program that effectively supports new nurse graduates as they transition into their professional roles. Built on an evidence-based curriculum developed by experts from academic medical centers and nursing schools across the country, the program focuses on three critical areas: leadership, patient outcomes, and professional role.
    The curriculum contains a series of classroom learning and work experiences designed to assist new graduate nurses as they transition during the first year of practice to become leaders at the point of care. The program is intended for nurses who are in direct patient care roles. Transition experiences emphasize the development of the clinical leadership skills necessary for the advanced beginner nurse to be successful as a full partner on the healthcare team.

    Responsibilities/Tasks:

    Under limited supervision, the Registered Nurse is responsible for the assessment of patients including the development, evaluation and modification of the plan of care. The RN interprets and performs complex patient-care procedures specific to their area of expertise. RN's are members of the Care Team and Support Team and have accountability to function as a team to accomplish patient outcomes identified in the pathway/plan of care. The Registered Nurse is a professional care giver who assumes responsibility and accountability for care given to a group of patients for a designated time frame. The RN provides care to those patients via therapeutic use of self, the nursing process, the environment/technology, and other healthcare team member, according to established standards. Patients served include all age groups (Infant through Older Adult as identified in Performance Standards).


    Unit Details Observation:
    • 42-bed acute medical/surgical unit that accepts inpatients and remotely monitored telemetry patients.
    • 20 semi-private rooms and 2 private rooms with negative airflow capabilities.
    • Patients accepted to 5 South are from all areas of the hospital, including the Emergency Department and PACU.
    • 5 South also accepts medical-surgical and remote telemetry patients admitted with the diagnosis of, but not limited to:
      • pneumonia
      • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
      • cellulitis
      • Deep vein thrombosis
      • Sepsis
      • Infectious disease
      • Various gastrointestinal disorders
      • Renal failure
      • General surgery
      • Observation/Same Day surgery

        What You Need to Be Successful:

        • Graduate from an accredited nursing education program approved by the Board of Nursing or found by the Board to be substantially equivalent to the programs in Maryland. ASN required, BSN preferred.
        • New hire with less than (
        • Must be licensed as an RN in the state of Maryland prior to beginning orientation.
          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. Associated topics: bsn, care, infusion, intensive, intensive care unit, mhb, nurse, psychatric, registed, staff nurse

Keywords: University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore , New Grad Registered Nurse (RN) - Observation, Healthcare , Glen Burnie, Maryland

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