Nursing Outcomes Partner-Progressive Care Unit

LifeBridge Health - Baltimore, MD

Job Description:
Progressive Care is a 40-bed cardiac telemetry unit for patients suffering from chest pain, chronic heart failure and cardiac arrhythmias, or who require preoperative care for catheterization or cardiac surgery. Patients on this unit may also be under 24-hour observation. The daily routine for nurses on this unit consists of bedside shift reports, assessments, hourly rounding, phlebotomies, IV insertions, aquapheresis, TR band recovery, patient education and more. During daily accountable care unit rounding, physicians, nurses, case management team members or social workers, and members of the pharmacy team collaborate and discuss the care plans of patients. Staff members on this unit pride themselves on an autonomous nursing practice setting and strongly value communication, collaboration and teamwork.

The Nursing Outcomes Partner is a leadership role, and performs the primary functions of a professional nurse leader in assessing, planning, directing, and evaluating patient outcomes in CICU, as well as supervising personnel and promoting teamwork across multidisciplinary team. The Nursing Outcomes Partner will analyze, synthesizes, translate, and apply new evidence to promote contemporary practice within the designated unit. The role will be approximately 50% clinical and 50% leadership/administrative. Candidates must have

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and CCRN certification required; MSN preferred. 3-5 years experience in assigned clinical area is required. Maryland Registered Nurse (RN) License.