Baltimore, Maryland

What You Will Do:

New Graduate Registered Nurse - Adult Psychiatry
Full-Time - Night Shift
Baltimore, MD

University of Maryland Psychiatrists provide comprehensive psychiatric services to all age groups.

A team of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, occupational therapists and clinical nurse specialists offer inpatient and outpatient services — including substance abuse treatment — for children, adolescents, adults and the elderly.

Conditions Treated include:

  • Anxiety disorders
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Behavioral problems associated with dementia
  • Cognitive disorders (including dementia)
  • Depressive disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorders
  • Phobias
  • Schizophrenia (and other psychotic disorders)
  • Sexual disorders
  • Substance abuse

Job Summary:

This role is reserved for the new graduate or nurse with less than 12 months experience. The nurse will utilize this time to learn the institution and nursing practice. It is expected that a nurse in this role successfully pass the probationary period within 12 months (18 months maximum with a defined action plan developed with manager). Utilizes the nursing process as the frame of reference for practice as a professional nurse. Participates in activities to develop own practice, and to support group practice goals at the unit level. Functions effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team. Is accountable to patient, family and team members for care provided, and to the nurse manager for totality of work performance.



What You Need to Be Successful:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, with a Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred;
  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Maryland, or eligible to practice due to compact state requirements outlined by the Maryland Board of Nursing.
  • CPR certification is required (BLS/AHA)
    
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.  See Job Description

Baltimore, Maryland

The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) delivers a special blend of clinical skill, innovation and caring in each area we serve.

We share the research and specialized care for which our teaching hospital is known with our member hospitals, health centers, doctors and care teams, all of which are focused on the people we serve.

Our 13 hospitals in Maryland provide care to Maryland residents, the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond.

Our top priority is serving the health of people throughout the state. Each of our hospitals has worked for years with many local groups and individuals to address their area's most urgent health needs. UMMS's philosophy is simple: "Healthy communities are empowered communities."

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