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New Grad Registered Nurse (RN) - Orthopedic Acute - New Graduate

Company: University of Maryland Medical Center
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

New Grad Registered Nurse (RN) - Orthopedic AcuteJob Description

New Graduate Registered Nurse (RN) - Ortho Acute

Full-Time - Rotating Shift

Baltimore, Maryland

UMMC Shock Trauma

Advancing the practice of nursing, every day

UMMC, the System's flagship academic hospital located in Baltimore City, is ranked as #2 both in the state of Maryland and Baltimore Metro area. UMMC also ranked #44 nationally for the Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) specialty and as "High Performing" in Cancer, Gastroenterology and GI Surgery, Orthopaedics, Pulmonary and Lung Surgery, and Urology services. Earlier this year, the University of Maryland Children's Hospital, located at UMMC, was ranked as one of the "Best Children's Hospitals for Cardiology and Heart Surgery" for the fifth consecutive year.

"It is an extremely proud moment for our System to have three of our member organization hospitals recognized as among the best in Maryland," said Mohan Suntha, MD, MBA, President and Chief Executive Officer of UMMS. "Our team members work tirelessly to bring the advances of academic medicine to patient care at the bedside, and the prestigious U.S. News rankings are validation of our efforts to deliver the highest quality and safest care possible."

University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) has achieved Magnet status in recognition of the hospital nursing excellence. UMMC is a teaching hospital with 757 beds based in Baltimore, Maryland, that provides the full range of health care. It has more than 35,000 inpatient admissions and 165,000 outpatient visits each year. The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center (also known as Shock Trauma) is the world's first center dedicated to saving lives of people with severe, life-threatening injuries sustained in motor vehicle collisions, violent crimes and other traumatic incidents. Our vision is to provide high value and compassionate care, improving health in Maryland and beyond, educating future health care leaders and discovering innovative ways to advance medicine worldwide.


This role is reserved for the new graduate or nurse with less than 12 months experience. The nurse will utilize this time to learn the institution and nursing practice. It is expected that a nurse in this role successfully pass the probationary period within 12 months (18 months maximum with a defined action plan developed with manager). Utilizes the nursing process as the frame of reference for practice as a professional nurse. Participates in activities to develop own practice, and to support group practice goals at the unit level. Functions effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team. Is accountable to patient, family and team members for care provided, and to the nurse manager for totality of work performance.

Orthopedic Acute Care is one of 14 units in the world renowned R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. STC Orthopedic Acute Care is a 12 bed telemetry- capable acute care/ medical-surgical unit that provides high quality care to medically complex post-operative patients. As a specialty focused unit, STC Orthopedic Acute Care provides staff with the unique opportunity to treat both surgically- integrate elective surgical patients, as well as critically-stable trauma patients. Patients on the STC Orthopedic Acute Care unit require frequent monitoring and high-level nursing interventions. STC Orthopedic Acute Care offers experience with cardiac monitoring, detailed assessments, post-operative wound/ dressing care, drain care, medication management, and in-depth collaborative patient care planning. Staff on this unit are empowered and highly encouraged to drive change on the

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.


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 proof of passing NCLEX.
* BLS certification required.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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

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