Hours of Work: 3-12, everey 3rd wkend, every other holiday
Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical Center
Employment Type: Full Time
What You Will Do:
The Pediatric Progressive Care Unit is a 40 bed unit that provides multidisciplinary care for children from birth through 19 years of age. We provide services for varying diagnoses including but not limited to general medicine, hematology, oncology, gastroenterology, endocrinology, nephrology, pediatric surgery and orthopedics. Our care ranges from observation status to IMC level care.
This role is reserved for the new graduate or nurse with less than 12 months experience. The nurse will utilize this time to learn the institution and nursing practice. It is expected that a nurse in this role successfully pass the probationary period within 12 months (18 months maximum with a defined action plan developed with manager). Utilizes the nursing process as the frame of reference for practice as a professional nurse. Participates in activities to develop own practice, and to support group practice goals at the unit level. Functions effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team. Is accountable to patient, family and team members for care provided, and to the nurse manager for totality of work performance.
What You Need to Be Successful:
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, with a Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred; Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Maryland, or eligible to practice due to compact state requirements outlined by the Maryland Board of Nursing