Explains procedures to patients to minimize patient concern and maximize patient cooperation. Verifies patient identification, using two patient identifiers (full name and DOB), and examination order prior to procedure to ensure accurate patient service.
Provides direct nursing care sufficient to meet the needs of the patient during their stay in Imaging Services.
Assists with contrast reactions to minimize patient discomfort and effect.
Assesses and monitors the patient condition sufficient to initiate appropriate nursing care as needed by the patient.
Assists Physician in related treatments and procedures requiring professional nursing skills.
Performs urinary catheterizations to allow bladder access with minimal patient discomfort.
Administers medications as appropriate within standing orders and direct physician orders in the correct amounts by the proper route.
University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health (UM UCH) offers the residents of northeastern Maryland an unparalleled combination of clinical expertise, leading-edge technology, and an exceptional patient experience. A community-based, integrated, non-profit health system, our vision is to become the preferred, integrated health system creating the healthiest community in Maryland. We are dedicated to maintaining and improving the health of the people in our community through an integrated health delivery system that provides high quality care to all. Our commitment to service excellence is evident through a broad range of health care services, technologies and facilities. We work collaboratively with our community and other health organizations to serve as a resource for health promotion and education. Today, UM UCH is the leading health care system and second largest private employer in Harford County. Our 3,500 team members and over 650 medical staff physicians serve residents of Harford County, eastern Baltimore County, and western Cecil County.
University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health owns and operates: University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital (UM HMH), Havre de Grace, MD University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center (UM UCMC), Bel Air, MD The Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation, Bel Air, MD The Patricia D. and M. Scot Kaufman Cancer Center, Bel Air, MD The Senator Bob Hooper House, Forest Hill, MD
Graduate of an accredited Nursing program.
Current Maryland license as a Registered Nurse.
BLS and ACLS required.
Bachelors Degree in Nursing preferred. Would be required to be obtained.
One year experience in an intensive care or operating room setting required.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) was created in 1984 when the state-owned University Hospital became a private, nonprofit organization. It has evolved into a multi-hospital system with academic, community and specialty service missions reaching every part of the state and beyond. UMMS is a national and regional referral center for trauma, cancer care, neurocare, cardiac care, women's and children's health and physical rehabilitation. It also has one of the world's largest kidney transplant programs, as well as scores of other programs that improve the physical and mental health of thousands of people daily. The hospitals and health systems that comprise UMMS are: University of Maryland Medical Center, University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus, UM Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Institute, UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center, UM Capital Region Health, UM Charles Regional Medical Center, UM St. Joseph Medical Center, UM Upper Chesapeake Health, UM Shore Regional Health, Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital and UM Community Medical Group.