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LifeBridge Health
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Brooklandville, MD
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CHARGE NURSE II (RN)/ ICU STEPDOWN/IMC Sign On Bonus Potential: $30,000 Baltimore, MD LEVINDALE HOSPITAL HICU Full-time - Night shift - 7:00pm-7:30am Staff Nurse 68457 Posted: August 28, 2023 Apply Now Save Job Saved Summary Sign on Bonus Potential: $30,000 UNIT SUMMARY: ICU Step Down- HICU is a 40-bed ICU step down unit which takes care of patients needing close monitoring and frequent interventions. Our patients are stable but critically ill and can change in condition rapidly. Nurse to Patient Ratio is 1:4-6, based on acuity with support from Patient Care Techs. Each room is semi-private, and some rooms are equipped with telemetry monitoring. Our unit consists of patients requiring acute rehabilitation, support for chronic conditions and ventilator support. We take care of a wide variety of complex medical patients with acute and chronic disorders including post cardiac arrest, pneumonia, sepsis, acute hypoxic respiratory failure, CVA acute rehabilitation and other respiratory, cardiac renal and GI/GU conditions. Patients on our unit have specialty equipment and devices including G-tubes, PICC lines, chest tubes, High flow Nasal Cannula, tracheostomies, mechanical ventilation. blood transfusions and non-titratable drips. Our nurses will be trained in a fast-paced environment and will be ACLS certified to be able to provide care for the patient population. We have dedicated teams of providers and respiratory therapists that are on the unit to assist in the care of our patients. While HICU is critical and fast-paced, we have stellar teamwork. Our staff is supportive, diverse and nurtures new graduates and new specialty nurses. Come join our team and take your nursing skills to the next level. JOB SUMMARY: Provides safe, age-appropriate patient care and functions as advisor, resource, and leader for other members of the patient care team. Charge Nurse II must consistently continue to meet the requirements and expectations for RN II on the clinical ladder. REQUIREMENTS: Formal working knowledge; equivalent to an Associate's degree (2 years college); requires knowledge of a specialized field American Heart Association BLS CPR required ACLS Preferred or must be obtained within 90 days of hire Maryland Registered Nurse License EMR: Cerner, Alaris pumps Microsoft Office Suite, Basic computer skills Nursing Process skills based on MD Nurse Practice Act, Critical thinking skills, Medical terminology Levindale Patient Care Services offers a Nursing Career Ladder that allows opportunities for advancement and development of Registered Nurses. The Clinical Career ladder level for new hires will be determined through defined ladder criteria during the hiring process. Additional Information Please note: As a condition of employment, if not already completed, all new hires are required to receive the first dose of the COVID-19 Vaccination Series prior to their Occupational Health pre-employment assessment, and scheduled to complete the Vaccine Series within the first thirty (30) days of employment. As one of the largest health care providers in Maryland, with 13,000 team members, We strive to CARE BRAVELY for over 1 million patients annually. LifeBridge Health includes Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Northwest Hospital, Carroll Hospital, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital and Grace Medical Center, as well as our Community Physician Enterprise, Center for Hope, Practice Dynamics, and business partners: LifeBridge Health & Fitness, ExpressCare and HomeCare of Maryland. Share: Apply Now