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Open Heart Step Down Registered Nurse- Career Ladder
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LifeBridge Health, Inc. | Baltimore, MD
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Job Description

- BSN Required

* Certification Required
* Licensure Required
* Experience is required

Open Heart Step Down is an eight-bed unit that focuses on the post-operative care for those who have undergone cardiac surgery, including cardiac bypass, valve replacement/valve repair, TAVR, catheterizations and more. Staff members on this unit have a collaborative relationship with the cardio surgery team. Staff members of this unit apply a "Take 5" approach to learn about patients and their specific needs. During the "Take 5" process a nurse will sit down with a patient and their family at the beginning of a shift, share the care plan for the shift, and ask if they have any goals or expectations. It is imperative that nurses on this unit have strong communication and critical assessment skills. Telemetry skills are also necessary as the patients on this unit require special monitoring.

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. 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.

Facility:Part of LifeBridge Health, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore features state-of-the-art facilities and renowned Centers of Excellence - some with national and international acclaim. As the largest community hospital and the third largest teaching hospital in Maryland, Sinai Hospital's mission is to provide quality patient care, educate medical students and residents, and engage in research to improve the lives of people all over the world. Sinai Hospital is a smoke-free workplace. M/F/PV/IWD EmployerRequisition Number:41866Department:Open Heart Step Down - 7000Schedule:Full-timeShift:Night shiftHours:7:00pm to 7:30am

About LifeBridge Health, Inc.

LifeBridge health is a regional health organization that includes Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Northwest Hospital Center, Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital, Jewish Convalescent & Nursing Home and related subsidiaries and affiliates.