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Senior Clinical Nurse I (RN) - PICU/CICU - PICU - Pediatric Intensive Care

Company: University of Maryland Medical Center
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Clinical Nurse I (RN) - PICU/CICUJob Description

Registered Nurse - PICU/CICU

Full-time - Night Shift

Baltimore, Maryland

Better State of Care Magnet designated Academic Medical Center with a 19 bed combined Pediatric Intensive/Cardiac Care Unit (PICU/CICU) providing expert multidisciplinary care for children from infants to young adults with life-threatening conditions. We meet the unique needs of these specialized populations by integrating safety-focused, family-centered patient care with superb service, while individualizing patient education and psycho-social support. We endeavor to incorporate current evidence and innovative research into our practice, throughout the continuum of care.

University of Maryland Medical Center is seeking an experience Registered Nurse (preferred Pediatric CICU/ICU) to join the PICU Nursing team!

We offer:

* An Achievable Professional Advancement Model: Opportunities to progress in function, skills, collaboration, growth, leadership and pay through our advancement model;
* A collaborative work environment;
* The opportunity to work in a specialized care environment at an Academic Medical Center with Magnet Designation;
* Work Life Balance: paid vacation, personal days, separate sick time, and floating holidays;
* A full benefit package including a three tiered health, vision & dental package, life insurance, Employer paid matching retirement contributions, and other programs;
* A competitive wage scale: Annual merit increases and a base wage scale that is measured against market standards.
* Tuition reimbursement for your continued education;
* Certification and continuing education reimbursement;

Job Summary:

This role is designed for the nurse who is a clinical and professional leader at the unit level. Demonstrates effective and consistent leadership behaviors in advancing evidence based practices, leading unit governance initiatives, and coaching others to achieve and grow in the role of the professional nurse.

Job Responsibilities:

* Provides independent care of unit specific patient population; serves as Clinical Resource for others, utilizes and integrates evidence into practice, functions effectively in roles specific to unit (such as arrest team for ICU, triage for ED, etc).
* Serves as a clinical expert and professional resource for the unit nurses. Utilizes clinical expertise to teach nurses informally on the unit in a structured role or through formal teaching in classes.
* Leads in the development of Performance Improvement, or Evidence Based Practice, or research at the unit level. Meets at least one form of advancing practice in the continuum of research: PI, EBP, or research. Leads at least one primary project that uses a model as the project's framework. The selected model must be identified within the portfolio.
* Performs charge role as scheduled; coaches new charge nurses.
* Oversees unit orientation program.
* Serves as an expert preceptor, coach and mentor to new nurses, students and preceptors.

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.
* BSN or Conferred BSN degree required.
* Current CPR certification required.
* Relevant clinical work experience related to practice on the unit.
* Maintenance of 20 contact hours of education every two yearss
* Member of a professional organization.
* Must be at least a 0.50 FTE.

Additional Information

Keywords: University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore , Senior Clinical Nurse I (RN) - PICU/CICU - PICU - Pediatric Intensive Care, Healthcare , Baltimore, Maryland

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