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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - OR, Glen Burnie, Maryland

Created10/14/2021
Reference14088113
CategoryHealth Care General
CountryUnited States
StateMaryland
CityGlen Burnie
Zip21061
SalaryCompetitive
What You Will Do:

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Operating Room
FT - Rotating (715a-345p, 9a-530p, 11a-730p with calls)
Glen Burnie, Maryland

University of Maryland Baltimore Medical Center (UM BWMC) is looking for an experienced Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join our talented OR team and experience the highest level of appreciation at UM BWMC - named Top Workplace in the Baltimore area by The Baltimore Sun in 2019.

Under moderate supervision, the staff Licensed Practical Nurse is a licensed caregiver who performs as a team member who has a thorough knowledge of scientific principles, methods, and technical skills adult and older adult patient care. All work is performed under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Service Overview

The General Operating room has 16 OR suites and 2 Endovascular suites. Endoscopy has 3 procedure rooms. These units provide 24 hours/7 days a week service for those patients needing surgical intervention. Approximately 33 cases per day on weekdays and 7 cases on weekends are performed in the General Operating Rooms/Endovascular Suite. In the Endoscopy Department, approximately 10 cases are done on average per day during the week and four cases are done on average over the weekend.

Types and Ages of Patients
These units provide emergent, urgent, restorative, elective, and preventative types of procedures. Patients may be admitted as an inpatient or on an ambulatory status. The age range of patients varies from infants through geriatric aged patients. Care for each patient is individualized, and is based upon his or her unique status and needs following a standard assessment guideline.

Scope and Complexity of Patient Care
Patient care needs range from complex medical and physical problems to patients without limitations. All patients receive quality care provided with dignity, privacy, and confidentiality. Broad ranges of surgical specialties are provided. These specialties include:
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Urology
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Breast
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Oral Maxillofacial/Dental
  • Neurosurgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics/Podiatry
  • Otolaryngology
  • Gynecology
  • Robotic Surgery
At the UM BWMC, our registered nurses have earned the highest level of respect as a critical factor in our success- and that of our patients. As part of the acclaimed University of Maryland Medical System, our facility is one of three ANCC Pathway to Excellence® designated hospitals in Maryland. UM BWMC features one of the state's busiest emergency departments, as well as a team of experts who care for our community and one another.

As a Nurse at UM BWMC, you'll experience:
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment
  • A comprehensive benefits package includes health, vision, and dental coverage, including prescription drug coverage, tax-free savings plans, tuition reimbursement, and more!
  • Work-Life Balance: You'll accrue annual leave; 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.

What You Need to Be Successful:

Graduation from an accredited school of Practical Nursing, current licensure by the Maryland State Board of Nurses. Recent appropriate nursing practice (within past 5 years) or refresher course within the past six (6) months.

utilizing LPN in the surgical tech role

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.
EmployerUniversity of Maryland Medical Center