Nurse Navigator

Silver Spring, Maryland
Feb 14, 2017
Apr 17, 2017
Full Time
Position Purpose:

Job Description Details:

Facility: Holy Cross Hospital, Silver Spring MD
Department: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (S4035550)
- Full Time - Variable (mostly Mon-Fri)
- Days
- Bachelor's Degree
- Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
- Registered Nurse (RN)
- 3 - 5 years of experience required


Three (3) or more years of experience in Level II or above NICU. BLS Instructor Status certification from American Heart Association, or willing to attain within three months of hire. Certification as International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) from International Board of Lactation Consultation Examiners (IBLCE), or experience in lactation support of new mothers. Flexibility with scheduling, and availability for second Monday evening each month.

General Summary:

Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, and, if necessary, delegating patient care to specified group of patients.  Collaborates with physicians, medical professionals and other staff, to ensure quality of care given.  Provides care for neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, or geriatric patients (as defined in unit scope of care).  Utilizes knowledge of principles of growth and development appropriate to patient age, to ensure that care provided meets unique, physical and psycho-social needs of patient.  Involves appropriate parties (i.e. patient family or guardian, and outside agencies) in assessment, treatment and continuing care of patient, as needed.  Supports Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Health.

Minimum Licensure & Certification Required (if applicable):

1.  Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).

2.  Current license from Maryland Board of Nursing or Compact State as Registered Nurse (RN).

3.  BLS Healthcare Provider certification from American Heart Association.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

1.  Successful completion of refresher program in nursing, if applicant has not had minimum of 1,000 hours of direct patient care experience within past five (5) years.

2.  Demonstration of acceptable performance in administering medications according to Holy Cross Health's standards within probationary period.

3.  Basic computer skills, to include data entry and retrieval.

4.  Reads, writes, speaks, and comprehends English.

5.  Must have visual and auditory acuity.

6.  Must have ability to coordinate eyes and hands quickly and accurately.

Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) status.

Contact: D. Page Bradham
Phone: 301-557-2861
Fax: 301-754-3485
Address: Holy Cross Health, Suite 300, 10720 Columbia Pike, Silver Spring, MD 20901

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