Registered Nurse (RN) Part Time Rotating Shift

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Job ID: 57960
Area of Interest: Nursing
Location: Towson, MD US
Hours of Work: Primarily 1500-2300 with some night shift rotation
Job Facility: UM St. Joseph Medical Center
Employment Type: Part Time
What You Will Do:

The Registered Nurse is responsible for patient care in collaboration with interdisciplinary health care

providers to assess, plan, intervene, evaluate and document care in an individualized and age appropriate

manner which promotes patient safety and healing and according to hospital policy.


ASSESS: Collaborates with patient, significant other and interdisciplinary health care

providers to assess, plan, intervene, evaluate and document care in an individualized

and age appropriate manner which promotes patients safety and healing and

according to hospital policy. Completes initial assessment and screenings. Reassesses

patient condition upon "handoff" and after therapeutic interventions. Assesses learning

needs, readiness to learn and actual or potential barriers to learning.

EVALUATE: Interprets and utilizes clinical data and history in the plan of care.

Evaluates patient progress towards goals. Communicates patient "handoff" with

appropriate detail (i.e. shift report guided by the plan of care or any other pertinent

documents). Follows through that patient care issues are addressed following chain of

command. Recognizes changes in patient condition, communicates to appropriate

health care personnel.

INTERVENE: Promotes and maintains a safe, clean and orderly environment. Acts as

a patient advocate and upholds patient rights. Delegates work to care team. Responds

effectively in emergency situations. Documents accurately in a legible and timely

manner. Provides medical and nursing therapeutic interventions. Maintains a

therapeutic relationship with patients and family while providing care. Incorporates

education into daily patient activity (i.e. medication, equipment, food-drug interactions).

PLAN: Prioritizes and organizes work assignment and adjusts priorities based on

changing situations. Recognizes and integrates patient special needs and

individualizes care. Develops measurable plan of care goals congruent with evidenced

based standards (e.g. core measures). Plans delivery of care according to patient

acuity and staff competencies. Individualizes educational plan based on age,

diagnosis, cultural and spiritual values. Consults and collaborates with other Health

Care professionals. Anticipates potential length of stay or discharge problems and

adjusts plan.

What You Need to Be Successful:

2 year / Associate's Degree: Nursing (Required)

4 year / Bachelor's Degree: BS in Nursing and/or active pursuit of advanced degree or specialty certification.(Preferred)

Certification / Licensure / Registration

BLS Certification (Required)

State Registered Nurse License (Required)

Certification in Specialty Area (Preferred)

Experience and Skills

Strong Verbal Communications Skills, Strong Written Communications Skills, Excellent

Interpersonal Skills, General Clerical Skills, Basic Computer Skills, Excellent Organizational Skills, Strong

Customer Services Skills, Proven Analytical Skills

Physical Requirements and Physical Demands

Adequate hearing to perform job duties in person and over the telephone. Hears alarms/telephone/tape

recorder/normal speaking voice.

Must be able to accurately document pertinent information either by writing or typing.

Must be able to communicate clearly in person and over the telephone.

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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