Clinical Nurse - Pain Management-

Location
Silver Spring, Maryland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 29, 2021
Closes
Aug 27, 2021
Ref
00216143
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Day Shift

Description:

This is an opportunity to work with a dynamic team of clinical professionals at a well respected healthcare organization. At Holy Cross we value patient-care, work-life balance and a positive culture.
This position will ensure the timely and efficient development and delivery of Employee Relations programs and services to meet the business objectives of the organization.
Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital

We offer:

• Competitive salary
• Benefits - Medical, Dental & Vision, PTO, Free Parking, Metro Access,

Tuition Reimbursement, 403(b)
• Quality of Life: Flexible work schedules
• Advancement: Career growth opportunities

Location: Holy Cross Health has two hospitals and four healthcare centers all a short driving distance from Washington DC and Baltimore, MD

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This position is located in the Pain Management Center of the hospital. Preferred candidates will have previous experience with administering complex pain medication, CCU or other related experience as a specialty.

General Summary:

Must be able to monitor the patient's condition through regular contact and assessment. Will be able to interpret pain levels through verbal and non- verbal cues in order to make dosing recommendations. Using the Quality Caring Model, demonstrates acceptable performance and applies the nursing process to plan and manage the care of routine patients, including patient and family education and continuum of care planning. Effectively communicates fundamental patient/family information to health care team. Identifies and communicates variances from patient goals. Responsible for providing and coordinating interdisciplinary patient care utilizing the nursing process.

Minimum licensure/certification required (if applicable):
  • Graduation from an accredited nursing program; basic professional nursing degree (BSN or MSN) preferred. Note, if the basic professional degree is not present on hire, the employee must engage in a basic professional nursing degree program within twelve (12) months of hire.
  • Current licensure by the Maryland State Board of Nursing or Compact State as a Registered Nurse.
  • BLS certification; additional Life Support training as applicable to unit requirements.
  • Professional specialty certifications may be required in accordance with departmental standards or role requirements.


Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:
  • Must have at least 1 year minimum experience in this specialty; Must have prior specialized experience with pain medication dosing, adverse effect assessment and care. Must be adept at communication and advocacy on behalf of the patient.
  • Current knowledge of nursing skills and practice
  • Computer and audiovisual skills using various applications: Internet, email, word processing
  • Ability to retrieve and interpret data
  • Effectively read, speak, write, compose and comprehend English
  • Effective eye and hand coordination
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize information within a short period of time
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task, organize and prioritize
  • Ability to work well with individuals and groups


Working Conditions:

General: Must be able to independently perform essential job functions.

Physical Requirements : Must be able to independently: (a) lift patients/patient care equipment up to 35 pounds, (b) push, pull, and move patients and patient care equipment, (c) bend body downward at the waist and be able to kneel, (d) utilize a computer for periods of time throughout the shift, (e) perform fine motor skills both upper extremities.

Visual Acuity: The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly at distances close to the eyes.

Auditory Acuity: Must be able to identify and distinguish auditory alarms in noisy environments.

Environmental Conditions: The worker is subject to hazards associated with a hospital environment.

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.

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Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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