Registered Nurse I - Vent/Respiratory Long Term Care - Career Ladder
Req #: 41398
Shift: Day shift
Department: Burk 2 - L1610
Burk 2 is comprised of 18-23 beds, and acts as home for patients with chronic and complex respiratory problems, and other patients that require long-term care. Many residents of Burk 2 require ventilator support. Staff members must utilize strong organizational and leadership skills to assess patient status, implement clinical nursing interventions to modify symptoms, and develop and implement patient care plans to enhance and improve outcomes. Special training on how to care for patients on vents and how to respond to different alarms on the unit is required.
As a member of the patient care team, the RNI provides safe, age-appropriate patient care and functions as an advisor and resource for patients and their families.
Requirement: Formal working knowledge; equivalent to an Associate's degree (2 years college); requires knowledge of a specialized field. Less than 1 year of experience. Maryland Registered Nurse License; American Heart Association CPR Certification; Other requirements specific to specialty areas. Basic computer skills; Cerner; Medical terminology; Professional Development;
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.