Registered Nurse - Vent/Respiratory Long Term Care - Levindale
Job Description:Burk 2 is comprised of 18-23 beds, and acts as home for patients with chronic and complex respiratory problems, and other patients that require long-term care. Many residents of Burk 2 require ventilator support. Staff members must utilize strong organizational and leadership skills to assess patient status, implement clinical nursing interventions to modify symptoms, and develop and implement patient care plans to enhance and improve outcomes. Special training on how to care for patients on vents and how to respond to different alarms on the unit is required.Provides safe, age-appropriate patient care, and function as advisor, resource, for patients and their families as a member of the patient care team.Requirements: Formal working knowledge; equivalent to an Associate's degree (2 years of college); requires knowledge of a specialized field; Bachelor's of Nursing, preferred. Maryland Registered Nurse License, American Heart Association CPR Certification. Microsoft Office Suite, Basic computer skills, Cerner, Synquest, Standard Office Equipment, Medical terminology. Nursing Process skills based on MD Nurse Practice Act, Critical thinking skills, Medical equipment. Less than one year of experience.