Clinical Scholar Program - Spring 2018

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Job ID: 57597
Area of Interest: Nursing
Location: Baltimore, MD US
Hours of Work: m-s
Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical Center
Employment Type: Full Time
What You Will Do:

University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) Nursing Clinical Scholar Program

Our Clinical Scholar Program offers talented senior-year nursing students an opportunity to earn valuable nursing scholarship financial assistance while supporting their smooth transition from the classroom to the professional workplace. The Program is available to University of Maryland, School of Nursing and Stevenson University students only. Qualified students in a Bachelor of Science or Clinical Nurse Leader Program receive a scholarship amount of $5,000 for their last semester of school in exchange for a two year commitment to UMMC. To be considered, each student must complete an on-line application as well as the clinical scholar application form. The clinical scholar application packet is posted on your school's Blackboard. You may also find one on our UMMC web site:

Deadline for spring 2018 applications: Thursday, December 7, 2017. 

What You Need to Be Successful:

The Clinical Nurse I 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 passes the probationary period within 12 months (18 months maximum with a defined action plan developed with manager)
  • Completes the new grad residency program
  • 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.
  • We offer a comprehensive compensation package including continuing education support and more.

Minimum Qualifications: To be eligible for the Clinical Scholar Program, you must be entering your senior year, with last semester ending May, 2018, in a BSN or Clinical Nurse Leader Program at either the University of Maryland School of Nursing, or Stevenson University School of Nursing, have a GPA of 3.0 or greater and sit for the NCLEX exam within 60 days of graduation from your nursing program. To learn more, contact Cyndy Ronald, Partnership Manager by e-mail at Prior to beginning employment: 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.

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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