andrewsafb | Senior Clinical Nurse I - Psychiatry in Parkville, MD

Senior Clinical Nurse I - Psychiatry

  • The University of Maryland Medical System
  • 8708 Edgefield Rd
  • Parkville, MD 21234
  • Full-Time
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What You Will Do:

University of Maryland Medical Center - Midtown Campus has had a long history of working to keep our community healthy. Located in Baltimore s cultural center near the historic Mount Vernon neighborhood, UMMC Midtown Campus is a 200-bed non-profit, community teaching hospital, and part of the University of Maryland Medical System. UMMC Midtown Campus was named a 2014-2015 Best Regional Hospital in Baltimore by U. S. News & World Report.

UMMC Midtown is seeking a Sr. Clinical Nurse I Psych Unit FT Night.

The Senior Clinical Nurse I (SCN-I) is a member of the health care team and renders nursing care to all patients within her/his assigned unit/area, assuring the nursing process is followed from admission through discharge. The SCN-I collaborates with other members of the health team, delegates appropriately to support staff and directs care to assure the patient s care needs are met. The SCN-I is expected to exercise good judgment in the care of patients and the management of personnel. The SCN-I models teamwork with physicians and personnel from other units/areas/departments. The SCN-I must stay current with standards of practice through ongoing education relevant to nursing, such as the Nurse Practice Act and specialty standards of practice. In addition, the SCN-I may function as charge nurse and/or preceptor, and are nurse leaders.

The SCN-I demonstrates the ability to lead groups of nurses and/or interdisciplinary groups, set nursing practice standards, evaluate nursing practice, plan for implementation of changes to practice, an ensure changes are made that positively impact nursing practice. He/she participates and collaborates with other disciplines to positively impact improvements in patient outcomes. He/she is able to articulate best practices and speak to nursing research/science/or literature for a specialty area in nursing. He/she demonstrates professional interpersonal skills that facilitate patient customer satisfaction scores that reflect highly on the practice of nursing at the University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus. He/she monitors customer service and patient care standards for his/her areas of practice and ensures others always strive to improve in this practice area. He/she takes an active role in improving and changing nursing service in a positive manner and facilitates the spirit of teamwork. The SCN-I will maintain active membership on a nursing council/committee.

Associated topics: advanced, anesthetist, aprn, care nurse, certified nursing, clinic, community, physician assistant, prn, splst