Sr Clinical Nurse I /RN-Medical Acute/11E, Full Time/Rotating

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Job ID: 57895
Area of Interest: Nursing
Location: Baltimore, MD US
Hours of Work: 7a-730p & 7p-730a
Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical Center
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: ROTATING
What You Will Do:

This role is designed for the nurse who is a clinical and professional leader at the unit level.  Demonstrates effective and consistent leadership behaviors in advancing evidence based practices, leading unit governance initiatives, and coaching others to achieve and grow in the role of the professional nurse.           
Principal Responsibilities and Tasks
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  These are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.

Clinical Practice:

Provides independent care of unit specific patient population; serves as Clinical Resource for others, utilizes and integrates evidence into practice, functions effectively in roles specific to unit (such as arrest team for ICU, triage for ED, etc).
Accountable to patients and families for the processes and outcomes of care during an episode of care.

Accountable to peers for the advancement of group practice on the unit, and to the nurse manager for the   totality of work performance. 

Serves as a clinical expert and professional resource for the unit nurses.  Utilizes clinical expertise to teach nurses informally on the unit in a structured role or through formal teaching in classes. 

Advances clinical practice on the unit, consistently integrates evidence into practice and uses this as a firm foundation for unit practice.

Service/Quality:

Leads efforts to address Nursing Sensitive Quality Indicators (NSQI) improvement opportunities;          develops/implements and evaluates action plans.

Leads performance improvement initiatives by designing, implementing, evaluating, and disseminating results.

Monitors patient and unit safety standards; actively contributes to development and implementation of improvement plans.

Coaches CNI and CNIIs on PI and/or evidence-based practice.

Complies with, participates and leads regulatory activities in the unit/division or organization.

Leads in the development of Performance Improvement, or Evidence Based Practice, or research at the unit level.

Unit Operations:

Performs charge role as scheduled; coaches new charge nurses.

Oversees unit orientation program. plans clinical experiences for orientation.
Leads unit processes for development of ancillary personnel’s skills and development; leads unit   based peer review processes.

Actively engaged in advancing own practice; role model for others. 

 

 





What You Need to Be Successful:

Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Maryland, or eligible to practice due to Compact state agreements outlined through the MD Board of Nursing, is required.
  • Bachelors degree preferred (BSN preferred).  BSN required for new applicants after July 1, 2013.
  • Current CPR certification required.
  • Relevant clinical work experience related to practice on the unit.
  • Maintenance of 20 contact hours of education every two years.
  • Member of a professional organization.

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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