RN Patient Care Specialist

Silver Spring, Maryland
Oct 10, 2021
Nov 09, 2021
Full Time
Employment Type:

Full time


Rotating Shift


General Summary:

The Patient Care Specialist (PCS) is responsible for the direct and indirect care of patients in the acute care setting. Using the Quality Caring Model, the PCS consistently demonstrates and role models clinical expertise in nursing appropriate to the department or specialty assigned. This position is responsible and accountable for:
  • Precepting and mentoring staff in application of the nursing process to plan and manage the care of patients with non-complex and complex biopsychosociospiritual needs.
  • Providing clinical teaching and supervision and directing the most appropriate patient assignment for new and experienced staff.
  • Facilitating and participating in staff development, including orientation and training.
  • Participating in performance evaluation and management including verbal coaching and counseling.
    Participating in the development and/or revision of patient care standards and pathways.
  • Improving patient outcomes through application of evidence based findings to advance nursing practice.
  • Developing patient and staff education materials and serves as a consultant for patient and staff education needs.
  • Proactively identifying areas of concern and collaborates with the health care team to problem solve and find solutions.
  • Promoting unit specific certifications and advances in education, and participation in the clinical advancement program.
  • Developing and monitoring quality improvement issues and assures staff team members are competent to provide care for patients.
    The authority to exercise these responsibilities often requires the use of independent judgement. The PCS supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Health.

    What you will need:

    Baccalaureate and/or Master's degree in nursing required. Master's degree preferred.
    Current licensure by the Maryland State Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse

    BLS certification through AHA

    Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

    Minimum of 5 years of specialty specific experience in an acute care setting

    Reads, writes, speaks and comprehends English language.

    Ability to effectively communicate complex and comprehensive information thoroughly and succinctly

    About us:

    Holy Cross Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system that serves more than 240,000 individuals each year from Maryland's two largest counties - Montgomery and Prince George's counties. Holy Cross Health earns numerous national awards, clinical designations and accreditations across a wide range of specialties for providing innovative, high-quality health care services.

    We were named one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for 2021.

    Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

    Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard toMinority/Females/disabled/Veteran(M/F/D/V) status.


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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