Collegiate Nurse-Emergency Department- Relief-Dorchester-Nursing Students Eligible

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Job ID: 44159
Area of Interest: Nursing Support
Location: Cambridge, MD US
Hours of Work: rotating shifts, weekdays, weekends and holidays
Job Facility: U of M Shore Regional Health
Employment Type: Supplemental/Per Diem
What You Will Do:

Collegiate Nurse - CNA in Nursing SchoolThe best job you can imagine.What brings employees to University of Maryland Shore Regional Health? Lots of advantages, like our supportive, collaborative work environment. A comprehensive system with many locations and practice options. Evidence-based care. A sense of collegiality. Outstanding benefits. Generous annual tuition assistance. New, market-competitive pay scales. And a new student loan repayment program*. There’s even a referral bonus if you bring a friend when you both are hired! And Magnet status—did we mention that?Let’s talk about the best job you can imagine! One where you can learn, grow, and make a lasting impact on patients and families. And practice to your fullest potential.JOB SUMMARY:Assists the professional and licensed nursing staff in the implementation of age specific (as defined in unit-based scope of serve) nursing care.  In sharing his/her observations, the Collegiate Nurse contributes to information needed in assessing, planning, and evaluating the care of a group of patients. The Collegiate Nurse is an ancillary hospital employee, functioning in Nursing Service under the direct supervision of an RN.  He/she assumes responsibility to provide care to patients under the direction supervision of an RN. Supports the System and Nursing Strategic Plans.  Supports Relationship-Based Care.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:1. Provides direct and indirect patient care as delegated by the RN or Licensed Practical Nurse adhering to standards of care and skills identified on a skills list.2. Assists in maintaining a clean and safe patient environment and reports unsafe equipment or practice to RN.3. Reports relevant information to the RN and appropriately documents these findings in the patient's medical record.4. Provides personal care and ADLs to patients with a variety of limitations.5. Is flexible in the work schedule and floats to other units as assigned when necessary to meet appropriate unit staffing levels.6. Functions cooperatively as a team member and contributes to quality improvement and cost control measures.7. During a patient or environmental emergency, participates as directed by the Charge RN.8. Makes patient rounds in a timely manner, providing for patient comfort, safety, and satisfaction.9. Seeks and supports opportunities for professional growth and development.10. Offers support and feedback to peers and staff.  Applies principles of caring and healing in interactions with patients and families and with colleagues.11. Offers consistent and visible support to team members.12. Communicates in a professional manner, demonstrating respect for patients/families/significant others and other health care members.  Promotes patient satisfaction.13. Strives to achieve excellence of service as described in the CARE Manual.14. Responds to the following Shore Health System codes: Code Red (in the immediate area), Code Pink (when called), Code Yellow (when called).15. 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.16. 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.17. Ensures accuracy in the medication process, including, transport, storage and security of medications to include IV solutions.18. Performs related duties as assigned.

What You Need to Be Successful:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.  
  • CNA license required.  
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited nursing program with completion of one clinic course in acute care setting. (li>The employee in this position must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on the age of the patients served.
  •  He/she must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status, to interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/here age-specific needs, and to provide the necessary care as described in the department's policies and procedures.
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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