Full Job Description
Intermediate Care is a 36 bed step down unit which takes care of patients needing closer and in-depth telemetry monitoring. Each room is equipped with hemodynamic monitors and is capable of cardiac telemetry and continuous pulse oximetry for stable and unstable patients. We take care of a wide variety of adult patients with neurologic, respiratory, cardiac, renal, gastrointestinal, genitourinary as well as endocrine and gynecologic conditions. We also provide care for trauma, post-surgical and behavioral patients. Our nurses will be trained in a fast paced environment and will be ACLS, Trauma and Stroke certified to be able to provide care for the patient population. The RN should have strong critical thinking and assessment skills and able to communicate effectively with the interdisciplinary team while utilizing the resources that is available in the unit. While IMC is critical and fast paced, teamwork is key to success. Our staff is very supportive and helps in nurturing new RN graduates and new to specialty nurses. We also practice shared governance where RN's involvement is paramount. We also strive to uphold Magnet principles in order to provide the best care for our patients. This is a great learning environment that could prepare nurses for advancement of their nursing career. 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: BSN or ASN with 2+ years of experience required; working knowledge of theory and practice within a specialized field; Maryland RN license; American Heart Association CPR certification; specialty certification preferred; Microsoft Office Suite; Basic computer skills; Cerner; Healthstream; Standard Office Equipment; Medical terminology; Nursing Process skills based on MD Nurse Practice Act; Critical thinking skills; Medical equipment. 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.