18005_10210 6 South Acute
Expected Weekly Hours:
12 Hour Day Shift
This 30-bed medical specialty unit provides care to medical and
oncology patients having a variety of complex medical needs
including chemotherapy administration, radioactive iodine (I-131)
treatments, intensive pain, symptom management, palliative care
treatment and end of life care. Patient care is provided by a team
of highly skilled nurses who work in collaboration with the
Job Description Details:
Using the Quality Caring Model, demonstrates acceptable
performance and applies the nursing process to plan and manage the
care of routine patients, including patient and family education
and continuum of care planning. Effectively communicates
fundamental patient/family information to health care team.
Identifies and communicates variances from patient goals.
Responsible for providing and coordinating interdisciplinary
patient care utilizing the nursing process.
This job description, performance appraisal and competency
assessment applies to all Registered Nurses who have successfully
met performance expectations for Registered Nurse. The employee
supports the Mission of CHE Trinity Health and Holy Cross
Minimum licensure/certification required (if applicable):
Graduation from an accredited nursing program; basic
professional nursing degree (BSN or MSN) preferred.
Current licensure by the Maryland State Board of Nursing or
Compact State as a Registered Nurse.
BLS certification; additional Life Support training as
applicable to unit requirements.
Professional specialty certifications may be required in
accordance with departmental standards or role requirements.
- HRPC: Inpatient OB certification for exam-eligible RNs
- For RNs working in Labor and Delivery, High Risk Perinatal
Center and Float Pool E: NCC EFM Certification. For novice RNs and
experienced RNs newly hired, certification must be obtained within
twelve months of hire.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:
Current knowledge of nursing skills and practice Computer and
audiovisual skills using various applications: Internet, email,
word processing Ability to retrieve and interpret data Effectively
read, speak, write, compose and comprehend English Effective eye
and hand coordination Ability to analyze and synthesize information
within a short period of time Effective problem-solving skills
Ability to multi-task, organize and prioritize Ability to work well
with individuals and groups
Physical Requirements: Ability to lift patients/patient care
equipment up to 35 pounds. Must be able to push, pull, and move
patients and patient care equipment. Must be able to bend body
downward at the waist and be able to kneel. Must be able to utilize
a computer for periods of time throughout the shift.
Visual Acuity: The worker is required to have close visual
acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data
and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive
reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts,
and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using
measurement devices; and/or assembly at distances close to the
Auditory Acuity: Must have sufficient acuity to identify
auditory alarms in noisy environments.
Environmental Conditions: The worker is subject to hazards
associated with a hospital environment.
Reports to a manager or director
Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
Qualified applicants are considered for employment without
regard to Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) status.
Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of
hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we
serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize
the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and
health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that
knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize
that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our
world and that these differences often lead to innovative
Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified
workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention
and development), commitment and accountability, communication,
community partnerships, and supplier diversity.