Johns Hopkins Medicine NURSE CLINICIAN IM- Progresive Cardiac Care Unit in Baltimore, Maryland

NURSE CLINICIAN IM- Progresive Cardiac Care Unit

Requisition #: 157429

Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital Nursing,

Baltimore, MD

Category: Nursing

Work Shift: Rotating Shift

Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)

Weekend Work Required: Yes

Date Posted: Aug. 7, 2017

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

The Nurse Clinician IM’s responsibilities: Coordinate care for assigned patients while promoting the achievement of clinical outcomes. Provide evidence-based patient care based on the nursing process, standard policy, procedures, and protocols of the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary health care team to optimize unit performance. Participate and promote quality, clinical improvements by supporting departmental and hospital safety standards. Knowledge of nursing process; social, behavioral, biological, and physical science.

Skills: Ability to analyze data, synthesize and summarize information, and to make judgments regarding patient care. Demonstrate commitment to service excellence. Deliver highly-effective verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Establish working relationships that foster optimal, quality patient care. Ability to work in a fast paced university teaching hospital. Ability to use a computer keyboard to input and obtain data. Ability to manage healthcare equipment such as defibrillator and glucometer monitor.

Dimensions: A. Budget responsibility requires effective use of resources and cost awareness. B. Authority/Decision making. Accountable for own decisions regarding patient care. C. Strengthen supervisory responsibility by learning to delegate tasks, provide support to other team members, and provide outstanding and compassionate patient care. Identifies impending changes in patient condition and notifies appropriate individuals.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

-Possible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials, radiation, and pharmacological agents.

-Work requires standing and/or walking for extended periods of time.

-Work requires lifting 35lbs without assistance, unless special accommodations are in place.

-Work may require contact with aggressive and/or combative patients

-Work requires manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination to perform patient care procedures.

-Employees in this position will be required to adhere to work availability and unit scheduling requirements such as shift work, enhanced pay shifts and on call.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.