Job Requisition: 10056833
Facility: MedStar Harbor Hospital
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day Shift Every Third Weekend
Location: Baltimore, MD
The ICU/IMC at MedStar Harbor Hospital is a great place for new nurses and experienced nurses looking to learn new skills. We are a small community based/teaching hospital serving South Baltimore and Anne Arundel County. The ICU is overseen by a small group of Intensivists and nurse practitioners as well as a team of residents and interns.
Our nurses are provided with a strong orientation attending an ICU residency program (using the ECCO model by AACN) and are mentored beyond the initial orientation. Nurses gain experience with the ICU, IMC and SICU patients. You are able to build a broad knowledge and learn the skills of an Intensive Care Nurse. Come to work in an environment where nurses and physicians offer cultural diversity and various nursing backgrounds while building lasting friendships with peers.
We pride ourselves on very low CAUTI rates and no CLABSI’s for the past three years. Out unit has won the Team Work in Nursing Award. We have recently partnered with the Daisy Foundation to recognize the care/compassion that our nurses provide to our patients and families.
Education: Valid nursing license in the State of Maryland. CPR certification.
Experience: Two years of nursing experience.
Skills: Effective interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication. Basic math skills. Demonstrated ability to precept. Demonstrated high level of clinical competence.
Physical Requirements: Visual acuity; manual dexterity and physical mobility; hear and orally communicate. Heavy physical effort (lift/carry up to 50 lbs). Lifts, positions, pushes, and/or transfers patients; prolonged standing/walking; intermittent exertion when performing treatments.
Working Conditions: Exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, medicinal preparations, and other conditions common to a clinical environment.