Mercy Medical Center Clinton Clinical Nurse-L&D, PRN in Silver Spring, Maryland

Department:

MD140_22537 Labor & Delivery Unit

Expected Weekly Hours:

0

Shift:

Rotating Shift

Position Purpose:

PRN Contingent

Rotating Shift

Job Description Details:

General Summary:

With assistance, applies the nursing process to plan and manage the care of non-complex and complex patients, including patient and family education and continuum of care planning. Effectively communicates fundamental patient/family information to health care team. Identifies and communicates variances from patient goals.

This job description, performance appraisal and competency assessment applies to all new graduate nurses. The employee supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital.

Minimum licensure/certification required (if applicable):

Current licensure by the Maryland State Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse.

BLS certified.

Additional Life Support training as applicable to unit requirements.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

Demonstration of acceptable performance in administering medications according to Holy Cross Hospital’s standards within the probationary period.

Basic computer skills to include data entry and retrieval.

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.

Working Conditions:

May be required to lift up to 35 pounds as determined by the nature of the nursing unit.

Must be able to push, pull and lift patients.

Must be able to push, pull, lift and move patient care equipment, i.e., beds/stretchers.

Must be able to bend body downward at the waist and be able to kneel.

Must be able to utilize a computer for periods of time throughout the shift, dependant upon the specific position.

Reporting Relationship:

Directly supervised by and accountable to the Director, Nurse Manager or Assistant Nurse Manager for work direction.

Assumes accountability and responsibility for the work direction of other Registered Nurses, Graduate Nurses, LPNs, Nursing Assistants, Health Unit Coordinators, and others as assigned.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health offers rewarding careers in a community environment with all the advantages of working at one of the nation's largest health systems. We provide high-quality, people-centered care in 22 states through our network of hospitals, facilities, community-based services, and continuing care locations - including home care, hospice, Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and senior living facilities. If you are looking for a rewarding clinical or administrative position, you'll find exceptional career possibilities, opportunities for advancement and a job with meaning at Trinity Health.

Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues across 22 states. We honor and embrace a diverse representation of people, ideas and backgrounds. Our dedication to diversity is evident in our commitment to training, education, recruitment, retention and development, as well as community partnerships and supplier diversity.

Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences and health practices of the communities we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive outcomes. We recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world, and that our differences not only serve to unite us, but also lead to innovative solutions.