Hours: 7:00AM- 7:00PM OR
7:00PM-7:00AM, 12 hour
shifts with rotating weekends
Location: Baltimore, MD
Pay: TBD, DOE
Type of Hire: 13-week contract with
potential to extend
Start Date: ASAP
Registered Nurse possesses the skills needed to manage the care of adult
patients experiencing life-threatening problems requiring complex assessment,
high intensity therapies, and interventions. The ICU/Stepdown Registered Nurse performs acts, which require substantial
specialized knowledge, judgment,
and nursing skills
based upon principles
of psychological, biological,
physical, and social sciences. The professional
nurse is responsible and accountable for making decisions that are
based on the
individual’s educational preparation
and experience in
nursing. They are
responsible for performing tasks
and procedures that
are: within the scope of
his/her educational preparation
and knowledge; permitted by the
policies and procedures of Level One and the facility requesting the services;
and permitted by other local, state, and federal guidelines.
Responsible for: assisting providers with patient
examinations, therapeutic measures, and procedures. Monitor and record physiological
measurements. Provide treatment to
patients per protocols.
Activities may include:
of the nursing
process in assessment,
planning, implementing and
evaluating patients and patient care.
Identifying and providing for physical,
emotional, and developmental patient needs.
Counseling and providing health teaching to
patients and their families; explaining the procedures planned for the patient.
Maintaining a clean and safe environment.
Following Universal Precautions and Infection
Ability to establish communication with
appropriate sources in response to emergency situations.
Providing for and respecting the patient’s
privacy and confidentiality.
Admitting and discharging patients.
Receiving and transcribing doctor’s order.
Notifying appropriate persons promptly of
unusual reactions and changes in conditions.
Documenting all pertinent information
Receiving and giving report.
Safeguarding and inventorying equipment and
Demonstrating courteous, cooperative, and
With the education and/or documented skills,
may perform certain treatments/procedures, provided that the institution’s
policies and the state/provincial regulatory acts allow their performance such
as venipuncture and initiation and/or administration of IV therapy.
Certain assignments require special experience and
proven competency and only Registered Nurses with documented experience are
assigned to such roles as Charge Nurse and Team Leader.
Certain units require special training, skills
and proven competency, in addition to the usual skills of the Registered Nurse. Only
Registered Nurses with
documentation of the
appropriate skills are
assigned to these areas.
RN Level 1 – Behavioral, Clinical Decision/Observation, General
Peds, Home Health, Hospice, LTC, Rehab, Med/Surg, Mother/Baby, Oncology, Ortho,
Post-Partum, SNF, Sub Acute
RN Specialty Level 1 – CCU, Ambulatory Surgery, Cardiac Step Down,
Dialysis, ED, Endoscopy, ICU, ICU step down, L&D, NICU, PACU, PCU, PICU,
Radiology, Tele and Trauma
Specialty Level 2 – Cath Lab, CICU, CVICU, CVOR, RN first assist
Registered Nurse accepts responsibility for his/her own actions and:
in determining skills and specialties.
Accepts only assignments for which qualified.
Verbalizes knowledge and purpose of patient
rights and responsibilities.
Practices safely and competently within the job
Complies with an institution’s policies and
Communication with Level One and their
supervisor about problems and other concerns.
Informs supervisor of patient changes or needs.
Complies with state/provincial regulatory acts.
the physician’s and multidisciplinary plan of care.
3:1 patient /nurse ratio
Provide patient care as well as education and
support to the patient's family.
functioning of life support equipment such as ventilators and feeding tubes.
Observe the patient's
heart rate, blood pressure and respiration for signs of distress.
IVs, and insert catheters as needed.
of medication administration.
Assist in emergency
nursing procedures necessary for prompt control of changes in patient’s
Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation
accurately and effectively.
ICU-29 bed unit, daily interdisciplinary rounds with unit
medical, neuro and surgical intensivists; patient ratio of 1:2
Unified by the core purpose of creating a healthier community
one person at a time, the members of the Division of Patient Care Services
commit themselves to sustaining a culture focused on achieving optimal patient
Each employee is obligated to deliver highly reliable care
while adhering to all National Patient Safety Goals. This occurs within a
learning environment that is supportive and just, where each employee is valued
for their contribution to collective safety of patients, staff, and visitors.
Of equal importance is each employee's commitment to the value of teamwork in
order to promote a unified and spirited workplace.
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse with active license in the
state(s) in which employed and practices.
Eighteen months of recent experience in an Acute Care ICU
of current Cardio
Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
for HealthCare Workers
or Basic Cardiac Life Support
(BCLS) certification for HealthCare workers.
BLS & ACLS Certification
BSN or ASN with 2+ years of experience required; working
knowledge of theory and practice within a specialized field Educated on and compliant
with HIPAA regulations; maintains strict confidentiality of client information.
with Infection Control, Standard Precautions and OSHA standards for the
to wear personal protective equipment (e.g., face mask, goggles,
latex/non-latex gloves) as needed.
to work effectively within role independently and with other team members.
to organize and complete work in a timely manner.
to read, write and effectively communicate in English.
to understand medical/surgical terminology.
Requirements- In good health and able to work without restrictions as evidenced
by Health Statement.
with pre-assignment and medical
requirements including: current
TB screen, or Chest X-ray and questionnaire if proof of positive TB
screen; Measles/Mumps/Rubella immunizations or
titers indicating immunity;
Hepatitis B Information
or Waiver; and any
additional state or
facility medical requirements.
Demands-Stooping, turning, bending,
squatting, kneeling and
the ability to
lift up to
constant/repetitive standing; requires
normal, correctable vision
and hearing, and
the ability to
accurately discern color as necessary to perform job functions.
BLS, ACLS (both must be AHA issued)
The NIHSS + additional stroke ed hours to
equal 8 is still required.
Nurses should have experience in critical
care or a busy stepdown unit.
Minimum of 2.5 yrs experience, but prefer at
least 4 yrs
EKG testing is required once offer is
Must have experience/be
Microsoft Office Suite
Nursing Process skills
based on MD Nurse Practice Act
Critical thinking skills
Other requirements to be determined by our client facility
One Personnel is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected