Sr Clinical Nurse I - Psych

Sr Clinical Nurse I - Psych

University of Maryland Medical Center | Baltimore, MD, 21276, US

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Job ID: 104333

Area of Interest: Nursing

Location: Baltimore,MD US

Hours of Work: m-s

Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical Center

Employment Type: Part Time


What You Will Do:

Sr. Clinical Nurse I – Psych
Part-time – Rotating Shift
UMMC – Baltimore, MD

Top-ranked in the U.S. News & World Report again in 2022!

University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC)  has achieved Magnet status in recognition of the hospital nursing excellence. UMMC is a teaching hospital with 757 beds based in Baltimore, Maryland, that provides the full range of health care. It has more than 35,000 inpatient admissions and 165,000 outpatient visits each year. The   (also known as Shock Trauma) is the world’s first center dedicated to saving lives of people with severe, life-threatening injuries sustained in motor vehicle collisions, violent crimes and other traumatic incidents.   Our vision is to provide high value and compassionate care, improving health in Maryland and beyond, educating future health care leaders and discovering innovative ways to advance medicine worldwide.

This role is designed for the nurse who is a  clinical and professional leader at the unit level.  Demonstrates effective and consistent leadership behaviors in advancing evidence based practices, leading unit governance initiatives, and coaching others to achieve and grow in the role of the professional nurse. 

  1. Provides independent care of 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 arrest team for ICU, triage for ED, etc).Accountable to patients and families for the processes and outcomes of care during an episode of care.
  2. Accountable to patients and families for the processes and outcomes of care during an episode of care.
  3. 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 a clinical expert and professional resource for the unit nurses. Utilizes clinical expertise to teach nurses informally on the unit in a structured role or through formal teaching in classes.
  5. Advances clinical practice on the unit, consistently integrates evidence into practice and uses this as a firm foundation for unit practice.
  6. Leads efforts to address Nursing Sensitive Quality Indicators (NSQI) improvement opportunities; develops/implements and evaluates action plans.
  7. Leads performance improvement initiatives by designing, implementing, evaluating, and disseminating results.
  8. Monitors patient and unit safety standards; actively contributes to development and implementation of improvement plans.
  9. Coaches CNI and CNIIs on PI and/or evidence-based practice.
  10. Complies with, participates and leads regulatory activities in the unit/division or organization.
  11. Leads in the development of Performance Improvement, or Evidence Based Practice, or research at the unit level. Meets at least one form of advancing practice in the continuum of research: PI, EBP, or research. Leads at least one primary project that uses a model as the project’s framework. The selected model must be identified within the portfolio.

What You Need to Be Successful:

  • 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.
  • BSN degree required.
  • Current CPR certification required.
  • Relevant clinical work experience related to practice on the unit.
  • Maintenance of 20 contact hours of education every two years.
  • Member of a professional organization.
  • Must be at least a 0.50 FTE.


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.