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LifeBridge Health, Inc. RN I - NURSE RESIDENT in Baltimore, Maryland

UNIT SUMMARY: 3 South Neuroscience floor is an essential part of The Joint Commission and the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services certified Primary Stroke Center at Sinai. In addition to stroke patients, Neuroscience nurses care for neurosurgery, epilepsy monitoring (EMU) and normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) patients. All 36 beds are telemetry capable. ACLS is required within six months of hire. Nurses are trained to conduct the National Institute of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) and routine neuro checks.

JOB SUMMARY: Provides safe, age-appropriate patient care, and function as advisor, resource, for patients and their families as a member of the patient care team at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore.

REQUIREMENTS: BSN or ASN degree; less than one year of experience; Maryland RN license; American Heart Association CPR (BLS) certification.

The hallmark of this innovative program is support. New nurses are provided individual and group support as they participate in classes, present cases, learn clinical skills and gain confidence in their abilities as valuable professionals