RN - Adult Emergency Room

Employer
Howard County General Hospital
Location
Columbia, MD
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Overview:Johns Hopkins Intrastaff is the internal staffing agency for the Johns Hopkins Health System and partner hospitals, providing temporary support to a variety of the Johns Hopkins locations. Our employees are the strength of our service. Intrastaff is unique because it's one of the very few agencies where a person has the benefit of being a temporary employee and also feels like a member of a large organization. Working at Hopkins means joining a culturally diverse team that includes some of the best nurses, physicians and allied health professionals in the world. Directly or indirectly, you'll have exposure to cutting-edge technology and groundbreaking medical research.The Specialty Nurse practices as an expert in the application of the nursing process and theory within a specialty area. The primary responsibility of the Specialty Nurse is to advance patient care directly in the role of expert clinical practitioner and patient educator; and indirectly in the roles of educator and consultant. The Specialty Nurse includes the areas of: Ostomy/Wound, Lactation, and Patient Safety.Responsibilities:Facilitating and coordinates of programs that may include hospital inpatients, outpatients, families, community, and employees of both the hospital and the university by providing evidence-based care based on the nursing process, policies, procedures, and protocols of the Johns Hopkins Hospital.Providing direction to/management of other team members to promote quality, safety, and excellence in care.Working collaboratively with, and providing leadership for, a multidisciplinary health care team to support program initiatives that support quality, safety, and excellence in care.Participating in promoting and identifying quality improvement initiatives (clinical, financial, operational) that supports, protects and promotes area of specialty. Initiating and participate in the research activities relevant to specialty area.Implementing initiatives in area of specialty as directed by nursing and medical leadership.Fostering a clinical environment of service excellence.Qualifications:Baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited School of Nursing. Must have: Current registered nurse license in the state of Maryland, or licensed in a compact state, and current CPR certification. 2 years of previous Emeregency Room Experience This is a temporary, full time position that has weekend work required. Knowledge of nursing process; social, behavioral, biological, and physical sciences; safety and scientific inquiry process and application to the skill performance; leadership and management as normally acquired through completion of a bachelors program in nursing. Advance knowledge to provide evidence based, competent and comprehensive care to patients in area of specialty.Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law..

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