3 South Neuroscience floor is an essential part of The Joint Commission and the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services certified Primary Stroke Center at Sinai. In addition to stroke patients, Neuroscience nurses care for neurosurgery, epilepsy monitoring (EMU) and normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) patients. All 36 beds are telemetry capable. ACLS is required within six months of hire. Nurses are trained to conduct the National Institute of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) and routine neuro checks.
Provides safe, age-appropriate patient care, and function as advisor, resource, for patients and their families as a member of the patient care team.
Requirements: Basic professional knowledge; Working knowledge of theory and practice within a specialized field; Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) required. Less than one year experience. Microsoft Office Suite; Basic computer skills; Cerner; Synquest; Standard Office Equipment; Medical terminology; Nursing Process skills based on MD Nurse Practice Act; Critical thinking skills; Medical equipment. Maryland Registered Nurse License; American Heart Association CPR Certification.
Sinai 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.