MedStar St. Mary's Hospital

Nursing Graduate (44142317)
Location: Leonardtown, Maryland - United States
Posted: 11/23/2017

Nursing Graduate

Full Time 12 Day/Night and every other weekend AA/AS
Job Summary:
Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates the nursing care of patients from admission, transfer or discharge while maintaining appropriate documentation. In collaboration with the patient and family, provides theory-based professional nursing care and coordinates are delivery with the physician and other members of the health care team.

A Nurse Graduate will practice only under the supervision of a registered nurse who is physically present on the unit to co-sign medication transcription, medication administration, and nursing documentation and continually observe, assist, coordinate, evaluate and monitor the nursing graduate. The nursing graduate must use the initials "NG" after the nursing graduate's name as credentials. A Nursing Graduate may not:
a) Work without the physical presence of and direct supervision by a registered nurse.
b) Refer to themselves or practice as a registered nurse (RN) or licensed practical nurse (LPN).
c) Be considered a staff person for purposes of a staffing pattern.
d) Accept charge responsibilities.
e) Perform initial patient assessment or the first patient assessment of a shift, develop patient plans of care, evaluate or document patient discharge, or independently administer medications or intravenous therapy.

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduate of a Maryland Board approved Registered Nurse Education Program or Education Program determined to be equivalent by the Maryland Board. Verification of Program completion is required.
CPR certification required by completion of provisional period.

Department Specific Qualifications:
ACLS certification required by completion of introductory period. (Telemetry/ICC/PACU/ED)
PALS certification required by completion of introductory period. (PACU & ED)
Basic central line management. (PACU)
Basic Lab and EKG interpretation skills required. (Pre-Operative Interview)
Physical assessment and venipuncture skills required. (Pre-Operative Interview)
Knowledge of Chemotherapy & long term venous access devices. (CCIS)
ONS Chemotherapy Certification Required. (CCIS)
Must be licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements and is in good working order. (Hospice)
Has completed Hospice training course by completion of provisional period. (Hospice)
Understands Hospice philosophy, principles of death/dying. (Hospice)
CHPN required to perform Palliative Core consults. (Hospice)

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Nursing
St. Mary's Hospital is a full-service hospital which delivers state-of-the-art emergency, acute inpatient and outpatient care.

St. Mary's Hospital of Leonardtown, Maryland, is a community hospital that upholds its tradition of caring by continuously promoting, maintaining and improving health through education and service while assuring fiscal integrity.

St. Mary's Hospital will be valued as an integral partner in the seamless Southern Maryland Healthcare Continuum. Respecting and being proactive in furthering the health of all in the community, the hospital will provide excellence in service and education. Its future will be built on welcoming change and innovation, today and tomorrow.

Customer Service Regardless
Actions Speak Louder than Words
Respect is the Golden Rule
Excellence in All We Do

Our Commitment To CARE with RESPECT
When you visit St. Mary's Hospital, we want you to feel like a treasured guest. This is a time of physical and emotional need, and we are here for you. Not only will we meet your medical needs, but we'll offer you the dignity, comfort and support that you crave during trying times. To make your guest experience the best it can be, we've designed a new customer service program based on principles of the Disney Institute, a world-class provider of guest relations. Our program, CARE with RESPECT, is specially tailored to the healthcare field and to the specific needs and wants of our patients and our community. You'll feel this new program in the extra smile from your registration clerk, a comforting touch from your physician and a quiet respect from those who care for you. From the extra flourish on your meal tray to the kind consideration of your case manager, we'll work our magic to enhance your experience at St. Mary's Hospital.

The Board of Directors at St. Mary's Hospital is a volunteer body dedicated to fulfilling the mission, vision and values of the hospital.

The SMH Foundation is dedicated to providing a bright future for the hospital and the people it serves. The Foundation has created an endowment fund to insure the hospital's continued success for decades to come.

The St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary is a dynamic volunteer group which participates in many fundraising activities for the hospital.

The hospital also has a Volunteer Program for those individuals who generously donate their time and talent to SMH.

Many members of the community have been instrumental in the building of the hospital's Giving Tree. This life-sized sculpture is located in the hospital near the visitors elevator. Gifts can be made in honor or memory of a loved one or friend, or to recognize the dedicated health professionals who care for you.

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