General Summary : Is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and if necessary, delegating patient care to a specified group of patients. Collaborates with physicians, medical professionals and other staff to ensure the quality of care given. Provides care for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult or geriatric patient (as defined in the unit scope of care). Utilizes knowledge of the principles of growth and development appropriate to the patient's age to ensure that care provided meets the unique, physical and psychosocial needs of the patient. Involves appropriate parties (i.e. patient's family or guardian, outside agencies) in the assessment, treatment and continuing care of the patient as needed. Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.
- Bachelors degree is preferred
- Licensed in the State of MD or Compact State (RN)
- Computer skills required
- Customer service skills required
- Good communication skills required
- Recent experience in the specialty area is required
Minimum Requirements: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. Current licensure by the Maryland State Board of Nursing. CPR Certified within probationary period. Successful completion of a refresher program in nursing if applicant has not had a minimum of 1000 hours of direct patient care experience within the past 5 years. Demonstration of acceptable performance in administering medications according to Holy Cross Hospital's standards within the probationary period. Reads, writes, speaks, and comprehends English language. Must have visual and auditory acuity. Must have the ability to coordinate eyes and hands quickly and accurately.
Experienced bilingual candidates, who, in addition to English, are fluent in speaking, writing and interpreting Spanish, French, Portuguese or Mandarin Chinese are strongly encouraged to apply.
Holy Cross Hospital of Maryland - 2 years ago