Hours of Work: 3-12 hr, every 3rd hol, every 3rd weekend
Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical Center
Employment Type: Full Time
What You Will Do:
Be a Part of Something Greater by working in a world class, Magnet designated Academic Medical Center providing expert multidisciplinary care for children from infants to young adults with life-threatening conditions. We meet the unique needs of these specialized populations by integrating safety-focused, family-centered patient care with superb service, while individualizing patient education and psycho-social support. We endeavor to incorporate current evidence and innovative research into our practice, throughout the continuum of care.
University of Maryland Medical Center is seeking a Registered Nurse to join the Pediatric Emergency Department Nursing Team!
open to New Grad Nurses or Experienced Nurses (RN), Pediatric experience preferred
New Grads need Peds Clinical or Practicum
The Pediatric Emergency Departmentprovides care to patients from birth through age 19 years (occasionally up to the 21st birthday) that require urgent and emergency care. All patients are triaged upon arrival utilizing a five tier triage ESI assessment.
Care is provided on a continuous 24 hour basis, 7 days a week. The department features 23 patient care beds that include resuscitation beds, acute care beds, and observational care beds.
The department cares for approximately 17,000 pediatric patients per year and provides 23 hour observation care services.
Forty percent of the general population requires emergent care, while the remaining sixty percent require urgent care services. Patient’s needs range from emergent critical care and stabilization, requiring advanced life support measures, to urgent and basic care. Twenty three-hour observation care services are available for patients with continued medical and nursing care needs beyond those of a typical emergency care visit.
The department offers a full range of emergency services ranging from routine procedures, such as wound repair and splinting performed within the department to routine and specialty diagnostic tests, such as CT, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and MRI.
Multidisciplinary specialty consultation services are available to the pediatric patients.
What You Will Do:
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. Serves as a fully effective and participative member of the multidisciplinary patient care services team. Is accountable to peers for the advancement of group practice on the unit, and to the nurse manager for the totality of work performance.
An Achievable Professional Advancement Model: Opportunities to progress in function, skills, collaboration, growth, leadership and pay through our advancement model;
A collaborative work environment;
The opportunity to work in a specialized care environment at an Academic Medical Center with Magnet Designation;
Work Life Balance: paid vacation, personal days, separate sick time, and floating holidays;
A full benefit package including a three tiered health, vision & dental package, life insurance, Employer paid matching retirement contributions, and other programs;
A competitive wage scale: Annual merit increases and a base wage scale that is measured against market standards.
Tuition reimbursement for your continued education;
Certification and continuing education reimbursement;
Located in downtown Baltimore near the Inner Harbor and Camden Yards, you won’t find a more vibrant place to work!
What You Need to Be Successful:
Currently licensed as an RN in the state of Maryland or eligible to practice under a compact license.
BSN from an accredited school of nursing preferred.