Registered Nurse (RN) ONCOLOGY (Night Shift)

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Job ID: 58512
Area of Interest: Nursing
Location: Baltimore, MD US
Hours of Work: twelve hour shifts; includes some weekends
Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical Center
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: NIGHT
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.

The Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center Hematology and Medical Oncology unit consists of two 16 bed inpatient units focusing on the care of hematology and medical oncology patients.  Care provided includes a wide range of acuity level of patients on the cancer care continuum. Care ranges from initial diagnosis and treatment, disease related symptom management and pain control, long term survivorship, or end of life.   

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 nurse 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. 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 unit 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 unit, and to the nurse manager for the totality of work performance.

We also get involved with our community.  Please consider joining us on June 9th 2018 and help raise money to fight cancer. Visit:   http://bit.ly/2Co7XpM      

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
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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