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RN-Nurse Resident- Neuroscience
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.Provides safe, age-appropriate patient care, and function as advisor, resource, for patients and their families as a member of the patient care team. *Requirements: Formal working knowledge; equivalent to an Associate's degree (2 years college); requires knowledge of a specialized field. Bachelor's of Nursing, preferred. Less than one year experience. Microsoft Office Suite; Basic computer skills; Cerner; Healthstream; Standard Office Equipment; Medical terminology; Nursing Process skills based on MD Nurse Practice Act; Critical thinking skills; Medical equipment. Maryland Registered Nurse License; American Heart Association CPR Certification; BLS certification; ACLS - excludes Acute Care and OR within 1 yr; PALS - ED and PACU, only. Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively both written and orally. **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.