Hours of Work: includes every third weekend and some holidays
Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical Center
Employment Type: Full Time
What You Will Do:
Who We Are:
University of Maryland Medical Center, located in downtown Baltimore, MD, is the flagship hospital of the 12 member University of Maryland Medical System. UMMC has a workforce of more than 8,000 employees who work together to provide evidenced based care for the residents of Maryland. Twice designated as a Magnet designated hospital, we focus on progressing the career of our nursing staff and are looking for a likeminded leader to join our team.
Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) Unit:
Our state-of-the-art Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) unit is dedicated solely to the care of transplant patients and their families.
Our transplant program is recognized as a Center of Excellence by major health insurance and transplant networks and is accredited by FACT based on rigorous national standards in the field of cellular therapy product transplantation. Our experts are actively engaged in research into new ways to treat patients with cancer, including graft engineering and immunotherapy (using the body's own immune system to fight cancer)
What You Will Do:
We are seeking Registered Nurses (RN) who will be competent in the skills/knowledge required and fully participate in unit governance. He/she will practice and adhere to the guidelines specified in the UMMC Professional Nurse Job Charter. Independently provides and coordinates care provided to patients within a clinical specialty. Serves as a fully effective and participative member of the multidisciplinary patient care services team.
We are a close knit unit who work as a team.
Nurses are viewed as colleagues in our partnership with the medical team with a multi-discipline approach to care. This includes providing integrated care working with the physicians, social workers, pharmacist and nurse practitioners.
Our patient ratio during the day shift is 3:1. You will have the opportunity to build relationships with families and many times patients will return to the unit to give updates and say Thank You.
Many of our staff have worked together for more than ten years.
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