Registered Nurse (RN) Telemetry

The University of Maryland Medical System
Glen Burnie, MD
Jul 11, 2019
Jul 24, 2019
Full Time
What You Will Do: Registered Nurse (RN) - Telemetry Full-Time Day ShiftGlen Burnie, Maryland The Right Choice. Right Here. Join our team of Registered Nurses and provide the highest level of care. Experience the highest level of appreciation. At University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center, our registered nurses have earned the highest level of respect as a critical factor in our success and that of our patients. As part of the acclaimed University of Maryland Medical System, our nationally recognized facility features one of the state s busiest emergency departments, as well as a team of experts who care for our community and one another. As a Registered Nurse at UM BWMC, you ll experience: A supportive and collaborative work environment A comprehensive benefits package including health, vision and dental coverage including prescription drug coverage Tax-Free Savings Plans, Tuition Reimbursement and more! Work Life Balance: You ll accrue annual leave; we offer dependent care reimbursement, short/long term disability and an employee assistant program. Educational Assistance: We support your continuing education and career advancement by offering tuition reimbursement & continuing education options. Experience the appreciation you deserve. Position Highlights 36 hours per week, day shift (8a - 8:30p) Average patient ratio of 4:1 Collaborate with a family-friendly and inviting team: everyone is patient focused and goal-oriented Training/certifications highly encouraged and supported Growth opportunities abound, from multiple councils and Charge Nurse roles to eligibility to transfer to other units The Telemetry Unit functions as a stepdown unit: administer multiple drips, interpret rhythm and direct care, work with vents and perform vascular work Common diagnoses include general surgery, complex gastrointestinal (GI), genitourinary (GU), vascular, thoracic, orthopedic, and oncology 30 bed unit operates 24/7 with an average daily census of 27. 9 and average length of stay of 3-5 days Major treatments/procedures include post-surgical care, continuous cardiac monitoring, routine vital signs every 4 hours and intermittent pulse oximetry Responsibilities/Tasks This role is considered the minimum role for all nurses at BWMC who have greater than (>) 12 months experience. This nurse will be competent in the skills/knowledge required and fully participate in unit governance. Independently provides and coordinates care provided to patients within a clinical specialty. Serves as a fully effective and participative member of the multidisciplinary patient care services team. Demonstrates and models the full range of nursing professional practice in both care provided and in participation in development of strategies to improve patient outcomes, satisfaction with service and cost effectiveness at the unit level. Strives to provide an environment where patients, families, and colleagues collaborate in the delivery of care. Is accountable to peers for the advancement of group practice on the unit, and to the nurse manager for the totality of work performance. Is accountable to hold the Service Standards of the Nursing Mission, Vision and Values. What You Need to Be Successful: Graduation from an accredited nursing education program approved by the Board of Nursing or found by the Board to be substantially equivalent to the programs in Maryland Currently licensed as an RN in the state of Maryland - Successful completion of a refresher course within past 6 months if nursing practice has not occurred within the past 5 years 1+ years of RN Telemetry experience preferred/surgical RN experience a plus ACLS preferred, but can obtain in 6 months BSN preferred 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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