Company Name:

The University of Maryland Medical System

Location:

Parkville, Maryland

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Posted

October 27, 2018

Experienced Registered Nurse (RN) - Coordinated Care Center (ED/PACU exp) -- Full Time (40hrs), Days

Responsibilities and Tasks

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.
  • Serves as a unit steward such as liaison for lab, nutrition, pharmacy, etc.
  • Mentors and coaches other nurses to advance their development and to maintain competencies required for the patient population served.
  • Role models and holds peers accountable for Health Work Environment guidelines (communication, collaboration, effective decision making, recognition, leadership, staffing)
  • Orients nurses to unit level governance structure and councils
  • Professional Development:

  • Serves as an expert preceptor, coach and mentor to new nurses, students and preceptors
  • Mentors and coaches unit leaders or those assuming leadership roles on councils or major governance initiatives.
  • 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.

  • Associated topics: care, care unit, coronary, intensive, neonatal, nurse, recovery, registered nurse, staff nurse, unit

    Company Name:

    The University of Maryland Medical System

    Location:

    Parkville, Maryland

    Approximate Salary:

    Not Specified

    Posted

    October 27, 2018

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