CHARGE NURSE-STROKE MEDICAL UNIT

  • Randallstown, MD
  • NORTHWEST-HOSPITAL
  • STROKE MEDICAL UNIT
  • Full-time - Night shift - 7:00PM-7:30AM
  • Staff Nurse
  • 54111
  • Posted: September 25, 2020
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Summary

UNIT SUMMARY: The Stroke Medical Unit is a 40-bed unit that specializes in the care of geriatric patients and offers an interdisciplinary approach to respiratory care. The Stroke Medical Unit is a designated stroke unit. Staff members must utilize strong organizational and leadership skills to assess patient status, implement clinical nursing interventions to modify symptoms, and develop and implement patient care plans to enhance and improve outcomes. Special training on how to care for patients on vents and how to respond to different alarms on the unit is required.

JOB SUMMARY: Provides safe, age-appropriate patient care, and functions as advisor, resource, and leader for other members of the patient care team.

REQUIREMENTS: Formal working knowledge; equivalent to an Associate's degree (2 years college); requires knowledge of a specialized field. 1-3 years of experience. Education Discipline: Equivalent to Clinical Ladder RN II, III, IV; Two or more years of experience in the area of clinical specialty. Nursing Certification of specialty area within 3-5 years of hire.

Northwest Patient Care Services offers a Nursing Career Ladder that allows opportunities for advancement and development of Registered Nurses.  The Clinical Career ladder level for new hires will be determined through defined ladder criteria during the hiring process.

 

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