The Cardiac Care Unit (CCU) is a 15 bed unit that provides 24 hour care to adult patients with medical cardiac conditions who require intensive care monitoring and hemodynamic monitoring support. The patients are admitted and followed by the Cardiology Service for the management of cardiac diagnoses, arrhythmia detection and care after complicated cardiac interventional procedures.
University of Maryland Medical Center Cardiac Care Unit (CCU) has been honored as a recipient of the Beacon Award by AACN. As a recipient of the coveted Magnet designation, the University Of Maryland Medical Center is recognized among the best in the country for our quality of nursing care and innovative practice. Ours is a fast-paced environment, where you'll find new and challenging situations every day.
Independently provides and coordinates care provided to patients within a clinical specialty. Serves as a fully effective and participative member of the Cardiac OR 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 practice setting level. Is accountable to patients and families for the processes and outcomes of care during an episode of care. Is accountable to peers for the advancement of group practice on the practice setting, and to the nurse manager for the totality of work performance.
You will have the opportunity to expand your knowledge and further your career, as well as being a part of a world-class Cardiac Team.
Prior experience in a Cardiac Critical or ICU setting is a plus.