Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Department
Company: University of Maryland Medical System
Posted on: October 13, 2019
What You Will Do:
Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Department
Full-Time - Night Shift
We are seeking a Full-time Emergency Department Registered Nurse to
join our nursing team at University of Maryland Medical Center
University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus has had a long
history of working to keep our community healthy. Located in
Baltimore's cultural center near the historic Mount Vernon
neighborhood, UMMC Midtown Campus is a 200-bed non-profit,
community teaching hospital, and part of the University of Maryland
When you join or team of Registered Nurses, you'll become a part of
a close-knit group of more than 1,000 staff members who provide
care in 30+ specialties. Our team is focused on delivering the best
care possible to every patient and to supporting each other.
As a Registered Nurse at UMMC Midtown Campus, you'll
- A competitive pay scale
- A collaborative and compassionate environment
- A comprehensive benefits plan including health, dental and
- Vacation time + sick time + personal days, tuition
reimbursement, retirement contributions and more! When we say \"our
community\" we mean it.
Scope of Services Provided
The emergency department (ED) is a level II service that provides
initial stabilization and emergency management of emergent and
non-urgent medical conditions for patients of all ages. The main
23-bed treatment area has two monitored trauma-resuscitation and
two rooms equipped with a negative/positive air pressure system for
patients with the potential for infectious diseases or a
compromised immune system.
Physician staffing consists of contractual emergency physicians
provided by contract with the University of Maryland Emergency
Medical Associates. Nursing care is provided by registered nurses
and patient care technicians. Medical and nursing staff are on duty
24 hours per day, 7 days a week to provide triage and emergency
treatment. Specialty consultation is available 24-hours per day for
the majority of medical and surgical specialties. Nursing support
staff consists of unit clerks, registrars, and x-ray technicians
and CT staff available 24/7. Crisis evaluators perform crisis
evaluations on all patients presenting with behavioral health
complaints. Staffing is adjusted daily based on current volume,
acuity of patients, patient safety issues and caregiver
The CNI functions in the clinical setting as described in the RN:
Clinical, job description. In addition, the CNI nurse must have
demonstrated the ability to function as charge nurse efficiently
and/or precept new staff members. The nurse should have
successfully completed the Preceptor and/or Charge Nurse program.
They must be able to demonstrate, document, and teach others as it
relates to their unit: core measures, restraints, falls, wound,
pain, customer service, National Patient Safety Goals, critical
values, patient teaching, and suicide assessment. This nurse is
able to competently demonstrate the ability to delegate and
supervise personnel. He/she is able to integrate technical
competencies while integrating the biopsychosocial aspects of
patient care. He/she demonstrates critical thinking skills in
problem solving and caring for groups of patients. He/she consults
others for assistance in recognizing his/her strengths and areas in
need of professional growth. Professional nursing practice complies
with the Maryland Practice Act. He or she demonstrates an
understanding of patient safety goals, hospital and nursing quality
performance measures, and patient education. He/she ensures best
practices are being met for clients and actively collaborates with
other disciplines. He/she brings to the attention of supervisory
staff issues, which he/she cannot resolve at the unit level. He/she
participates in service wide committees, task forces, or planning
committees to meet the goals and mission of nursing services,
Maryland General Hospital, and the University of Maryland Medical
System. He/she anticipates patient needs and becomes proficient at
ensuring customer service is outstanding for his/her clients and
role models and influences those on the unit.
- Understand, follow protocols and help others with; core
measures, restraints, falls, wound, pain, customer service,
National Patient Safety Goals, critical values, patient teaching
and suicide assessment.
- Functions as charge nurse and/or preceptor.
- Works with supervisor to resolve issues at the unit level.
- Collaborates with other disciplines.
- Participates in committees and/or task forces.
What You Need to Be Successful:
Education: ASN or BSN, with valid MD Nursing License
Experience: Requires at least two years nursing experience,
preferably in the ED
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.
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