Registered Nurse (RN) - Med Surg Oncology/Urology - PRN - UM BWMC

The University of Maryland Medical System Glen Burnie, MD
Job ID: 61419

Area of Interest: Nursing

Location: Glen Burnie, MD US

Hours of Work: 8a-8:30p

Job Facility: UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center

Employment Type: Supplemental/Per Diem

Shift: DAY

What You Will Do:

Registered Nurse (RN) - Med Surg Oncology/Urology - PRN - UM BWMC

Position Highlights

* 12 hours required every biweekly pay period plus 12 weekends annually

* 24-bed acute medical/surgical unit; all private rooms

* No negative air-flow rooms, cardiac telemetry monitors or rooms with ceiling lifts

* Provides 24-hour nursing, seven days a week with an average daily census of 21

* Average length of stay is 3-5 days

* Provides care for oncology, genitourinary surgical, gynecological surgical, hematological, palliative care, inpatient hospice patients, and general medical/surgical patients

* The most common oncological presentations are patients with symptoms that suggest a necessity for a medical work-up to confirm a cancer diagnosis, surgical intervention related to the treatment of cancer, patients receiving chemotherapy treatments that do not meet out-patient criteria, patients presenting with side effects or complications related to their disease process or secondary to the treatment of the disease

* Medical Surgical patients undergo a variety of treatments that may include surgeries, radiology, interventional radiology, and endovascular procedures

* Specialized treatment needs of this patient population include: preoperative teaching and post-operative surgical care, medication administration, admission/discharge of patient, patient/family education, chemotherapy administration, blood and blood products administration, pain management - PCA, High dose continuous narcotic infusions, airway management, wound management - wound VAC, dressings, drain management - JP, NG, HV, chest tubes, diabetic management, chronic memodialysis and End of Life Care

About University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center (BWMC)

The Right Choice. Right Here.

Join our team of Registered Nurses and provide the highest level of care. Experience the highest level of appreciation. At University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center, our registered nurses have earned the highest level of respect as a critical factor in our success— and that of our patients. As part of the acclaimed University of Maryland Medical System, our nationally recognized facility features one of the state's busiest emergency departments, as well as a team of experts who care for our community and one another. Experience the appreciation you deserve.

What You Need to Be Successful:

* Graduation from an accredited nursing education program approved by the Board of Nursing or found by the Board to be substantially equivalent to the programs in Maryland

* Currently licensed as an RN in the state of Maryland

* Successful completion of a refresher course within past 6 months if nursing practice has not occurred within the past 5 years

* 1+ year of RN experience preferred; acute care RN experience preferred

* BLS required

* Ability to work in a fast-paced unit

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.