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University of Maryland Medical System Clinical Nurse II-Progressive Care Unit in Baltimore, Maryland

What You Will Do:

Clinical Nurse II-Progressive Care UnitFull time-Night ShiftUM Rehab and Ortho

We are seeking a full-time Registered Nurse to join our nursing team at University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute.


Lives are restored here on our campus every day! As the designated acute care rehabilitation and orthopaedic hospital of the University of Maryland Medical System, we are one of the largest, most comprehensive, and best-respected facilities in the nation. Patients and professionals alike appreciate the unique advantages offered here at UM Rehab & Ortho Institute.

As a Registered Nurse at UM Rehab & Ortho, you’ll experience:

  • A supportive and collaborative work environment

  • A comprehensive benefits package including health, vision and dental coverage including prescription drug coverage – Tax-Free Savings Plans, Tuition Reimbursement and more!

  • Work-Life Balance: You’ll accrue vacation + holiday + sick leave and personal leave days; we offer dependent care reimbursement, short/long term disability, and an employee assistance program.

  • Educational Assistance: We support your continuing education and career advancement by offering tuition reimbursement & continuing education options.

  • FREE Parking

We're making Maryland stronger!

With roots that go as far back as 1895, the UM Rehab & Ortho Institute continues to be a pioneer in orthopaedics and neurological disorders. From bones to brains, our cutting-edge hospital heals even the most serious of injuries, specializing in everything from total joint replacement to spinal cord injuries and neurological conditions. In total, our 141-bed facility welcomes over 3,000 patients every year. As the state’s largest provider of inpatient rehabilitation services, we offer some of the most advanced therapies for stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, orthopaedic and sports injury, among many other.

I. General Summary

This role is considered theminimum role for all nurseswho have greater than 12 months experience. Provides and coordinates independent care to patients within a clinical specialty as a fully effective and participative member of the interdisciplinary team.

II. Principal Responsibilities and Tasks The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. These are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.

Clinical Practice:1. Provides independent care to unit specific patient population; serves as clinical resource for others, utilizes and integrates evidence into practice, functions effectively in roles specific to unit (such as charge nurse, etc)2. Accountable to patients and families for the processes and outcomes of care during an episode of care3.Accountable to peers for the advancement of group practice on the unit, and to the nurse manager for the totality of work performance. 4.Serves as an effective primary nurse; collaborates with interdisciplinary team to plan and coordinate care addressing patient/family needs.5.Serves as clinical resource for others.


  • Assists in team development and evaluation of patient care delivery; suggests methods for improvement. Participates in collection of data related to outcomes (e.g. hand offs, medication safety, etc).

  • Participates in implementation efforts addressing nursing quality indicators.

  • Participates and contributes to Performance Improvement, or Evidence Based Practice, or research at the unit level.

  • Complies with standards and participates with unit level activities for TJC/CARF regulatory compliance.

Unit Operations:

  • Supports charge nurse decisions; performs charge role for assigned shifts as needed.

  • Follows and supports interdisciplinary communication, collaboration, effective decision making, recognition, leadership, and staffing.

  • Assists in the development of clinical practice protocols and standards for the unit/hospital.

  • Participates in shared governance activities: Nursing Education and Practice Councils. Assists in development of action plans and supports implementation.

  • Orients Clinical Nurse I to shared governance structure and councils.

    Professional Development:

  • Serves as preceptor, coach, mentor to new nurses and students. Contributes to ancillary personnel skills and development, attends educational offerings and in-services independently.

  • Contributes to development of unit based peer review processes; actively participates in individual peer review feedback

What You Need to Be Successful:

III. Education & Experience

  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Maryland, or eligible to practice due to Compact state agreements outlined through the MD Board of Nursing, is required.

  • Associate’s degree required; BSN preferred.

  • One year nursing experience. Solid knowledge and clinical skills.

  • Current CPR certification required.

  • Up-to-date status on all mandatory training and classes.

  • Maintenance of 10 contact hours of education every two years.

  • Member of a professional organization.

  • Recent applicable clinical experience in a comparable setting.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.