Annapolis, Maryland

Overview:

A nursing graduate may practice as set forth by the Maryland Board of Nursing for 90 days from graduation or until they have received results from the initial NCLEX examination. In addition, the nursing graduate shall practice only under the direct supervision of a registered nurse who is physically present on the unit to (1) cosign medication transcription, medication administration, and nursing documentation; and (2) continually observe, assist, coordinate, evaluate, and monitor the nursing graduate. The nursing graduate shall use the initials "NG" after the nursing graduate's name as credentials.

Transcribe medication orders per written policies and procedures once skill validation has been successfully completed.

Administer medications and controlled substances and sign controlled substances sheets

Document in the medical record with the abbreviation "NG"

Perform patient assessments after the initial assessment or after the first assessment of the shift performed by the registered nurse.

Perform and document routine procedures taught within the nursing graduate's generic nursing program including placing nasal gastric tubes, performing urinary catheterizations, applying sterile dressings, performing blood sugar checks and obtaining specimens.

Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program.

Eligible to sit for NCLEX; A nursing graduate shall cease practice as a nursing graduate immediately if the nursing graduate fails the initial NCLEX examination or has not taken NCLEX exam within 90 days of graduation.

Annapolis, Maryland

Established in 2019 when Anne Arundel Medical Center and Doctors Community Medical Center came together to form one health system, Luminis Health is sparking a new path forward.  With 595 beds across three hospitals, we currently serve seven counties in the heart of central Maryland.  

 

Our team is made up of more than 9,000 medical staff, employees and volunteers – all of whom are committed to illuminating new possibilities in health care and for our community. Thanks to them, U.S. News & World Report has deemed AAMC a top hospital in the region and the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems has named DCMC a primary stroke center – just to name a few accolades. We have also earned national recognition in cancer care, stroke care, innovation and patient satisfaction. 

 

We can’t wait to see what’s next.