SH Staff Nurse

University of Maryland Medical System
Easton, MD
Sep 15, 2017
Sep 18, 2017
Full Time
What You Will Do:Demonstrates the ability to administer quality nursing care in a professional manner, which supports the patient/significant others utilizing the nursing process with coaching, and mentoring from his/her team members.Practice supports System and Nursing Strategic Plans, Shared Leadership, and the principles of Relationship-Based Care.Practices within the limits of the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Maryland, and adheres to institutional policies, procedures and standards.Practices within the standards of the American Nurses Association for: Scope and Standards of Practice, Code of Ethics for Nursing, Nursing's Social Policy Statement and Specialty Nursing Standards for his/her area(s) of clinical practice.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:Systematically and continually collects data regarding the health status of the client. The data is recorded, accessible and communicated to appropriate members of the Interdisciplinary Healthcare Team.Coordinates, implements and evaluates a comprehensive age specific individualized plan of care for the client, partnering with the patient and family, significant other and other healthcare providers to identify and prioritize needs and to obtain expected outcomes.Ensures accuracy in the medication process.Demonstrates ongoing individual accountability to ensure positive quality outcomes (Core measures, NDNQI indicators, Nurse Sensitive indicators, and other hospital and unit specific measures).Demonstrates ability in planning, delegation, and coordination of work group activities essential for the provision of quality nursing care in a safe and appropriate environment utilizing Professional Standards and current research and evidence-based practices (EBP).Seeks and supports opportunities for professional growth and development, which may include but not limited to contact hours, inservices, certifications, degree attainment, etc.Provides support to peers and staff by serving as coach and/or mentor and offering consistent and visible support to team members.Provides feedback to healthcare team members through formal and informal/real-time communication to provide positive input, as well as opportunities for improvement.Applies principles of caring and healing in interactions with patients, families and colleagues.Supports shared decision-making by attending staff meetings and/or reading minutes of the meetings, providing feedback and/or participating on unit-based teams and/or Shore Health System committees/councils.Communicates in an effective and professional manner and maintains the privacy and security of all confidential and protected health information. Uses and discloses only that information which is necessary to perform the function of the job.Meets the expectations of key customers (patients, family members, physicians, co-workers, etc).Role models a positive image of nursing.Responds to Shore Health System codes that are fitting to area of nursing practice.Responsible for honest behavior in all matters. To the best of the employee's knowledge and understanding, complies with all Federal and State laws and regulations.Performs related duties as assigned.What You Need to Be Successful:BSN preferred.Specialty certification encouraged.Meets licensing requirements to practice registered nursing in the State of Maryland.Must meet all applicable state and local professional requirements.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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