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Registered Nurse (RN) - Orthopedic - Orthopedics

Company: University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Ce
Location: Bel Air
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse (RN) - OrthopedicJob Description

Registered Nurse (RN) - Orthopedic

Full Time, Night shift, 7p-7a

UM Upper Chesapeake Health, Bel Air, MD

General Summary

Provides and coordinates independent care to patients within a clinical specialty as a fully effective and participative member of the multidisciplinary patient care services team. Utilizes the institution's care delivery and professional practice models as the frame of reference for practicing as a professional nurse. Participates in activities to develop own practice, and to support group practice goals at the unit level. Is accountable to patient, family and team members for care provided and to the nurse manager for totality of work performance. Is accountable to hold to the Service Standards and to the Nursing Mission, Vision and Values.

II. Principal Responsibilities and Tasks

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. These are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.

Clinical Practice:

* Competency in care of unit specific patient population; independently practices with solid knowledge and clinical skills; engaged in advancing own practice.
* Serves as a clinical resource for others.
* Applies and integrates evidence into practice
* Functions effectively in roles specific to unit, such as arrest team for ICU, triage for ED, etc.
* Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to plan and coordinate care; independently advocating for patient/family needs
* Models practice consistent with unit operations to ensure safe, timely effective, efficient, equitable, patient centered care.

Professional Development:

* Engaged in advancing own practice.
* Responsible for maintaining competencies required for that patient care setting; focus on advancing own professional development.
* Attends unit based staff development independently.
* Demonstrates the ability to serve as a trained preceptor and coach's new nurse and students.
* Contributes to developing/evaluating unit based orientation and other education activities.
* Contributes to nursing support personnel skills and development.
* Completes CE's on an annual basis based on facility minimum requirements.


* Understands and contributes to unit-based outcomes associated with National Hospital Quality Measures (NDNQI), Nursing Sensitive Quality Indicators, and Facility Annual Operational Plan.
* Contributes to and endorses some or all elements of research/EBP/QI.
* Provides high quality, safe, patient centered care with focus on exceeding service expectations.
* Accountable for compliance with regulatory requirements and holds

Company Description


Treating over 330,000 patients every year, the University of Maryland Medical Center is at the vital core of Maryland's health care system and community. We're known for our prestigious expertise in innovative research and education, along with the talented staff and advanced centers that make it all possible. The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, the world's first center dedicated to trauma, treats more than 7,500 critically injured patients a year with an incredible 97 percent survival rate. We also have one of the nation's largest kidney and pancreas transplant programs at The Joseph and Corinne Schwartz Division of Transplantation, home to Maryland's first steroid-free protocol and pancreas/kidney transplant. From our National Cancer Institute-designated UM Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center to The University of Maryland's Children's Hospital, one of the largest pediatric centers in the state, we are dedicated to saving and transforming lives.


* Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Maryland, or eligible to practice due to Compact state agreements outlined through the MD Board of Nursing, is required.
* 12 months nursing experience. Solid knowledge and clinical skills.
* Current AHA BLS certification required.
* Must meet all unit specific certification requirements: (PALS, ACLS, NRP)

Additional InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Ce, Baltimore , Registered Nurse (RN) - Orthopedic - Orthopedics, Healthcare , Bel Air, Maryland

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