Clinical Nurse- Observation Unit

Location
Silver Spring, Maryland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 10, 2021
Closes
Nov 09, 2021
Ref
00304317
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

12 Hour Night Shift

Description:

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 for Observation of ED patients held over for no greater than 36-48 hours

Candidates with prior Observation Unit RN are eligible for a bonus.
Provides continuum of care for patients with emphasis on patient safety and patient satisfaction at one of Montgomery County's best hospitals.
Supports the Mission of Holy Cross Health

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.

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

Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to Minority/Females/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) status.
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General Summary:

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The employee supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Health.

Minimum licensure/certification required (if applicable):

Graduation from an accredited nursing program; basic professional nursing degree (BSN or MSN) preferred.

Current licensure by the Maryland State Board of Nursing or Compact State as a Registered Nurse.

BLS certification through the American Heart Association

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

Candidates with prior Observation Unit RN are eligible for a bonus.

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.

Reporting Relationship:

Reports to a manager or director

Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to Minority/Females/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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