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Nurse Manager (RN) -- Spinal Cord Unit and Multi-Trauma

  • Facility: UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute
  • Location: Baltimore, MD
  • Department: 1066614-KER: SPINAL CORD INJURY
  • Job Posting Category: Nursing
  • Job ID #: 72715
  • Minimum Education: see requirements
  • Minimum Experience: see requirements
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Shift/Schedule: DAY
  • Posted FTE: 1.0
  • Hours of Work: Mon - Fri 8-4
  • Benefits Eligible: Yes
  • License/Cert Required: Not Indicated
  • Specialty Type: Spinal Cord Injury Unit

What You Will Do:

Nurse Manager (RN) – Spinal Cord Unit and Multi-Trauma
Full-Time – Day Shift, M-F (24/7 accountability)
Gwynn Oak, Maryland

We are seeking a Nurse Manager (RN) – Spinal Cord Unit and Multi-Trauma to join our team at University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute.  


Lives are restored here on our campus every day! As the designated acute care rehabilitation and orthopaedic hospital of the University of Maryland Medical System, we are one of the largest, most comprehensive, and best-respected facilities in the nation. Patients and professionals alike appreciate the unique advantages offered here at UM Rehab & Ortho Institute.

Nurses at UM Rehab & Ortho, you’ll experience:

  • A supportive and collaborative work environment
  • A comprehensive benefits package including health, vision and dental coverage including prescription drug coverage – Tax-Free Savings Plans, Tuition Reimbursement and more!
  • Work Life Balance: You’ll accrue vacation + holiday + sick leave and personal leave days; we offer dependent care reimbursement, short/long term disability and an employee assistant program.
  • Educational Assistance: We support your continuing education and career advancement by offering tuition reimbursement & continuing education options.
  • FREE Parking

We're making Maryland stronger!

With roots that go as far back as 1895, the UM Rehab & Ortho Institute continues to be a pioneer in orthopaedics and neurological disorders. From bones to brains, our cutting-edge hospital heals even the most serious of injuries, specializing in everything from total joint replacement to spinal cord injuries and neurological condition.  In total, our 141-bed facility welcomes over 3,000 patients every year. As the state’s largest provider of inpatient rehabilitation services, we offer some of the most advanced therapies for stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, orthopaedic and sports injury, among many others.

General Summary

Under general administrative direction, the Nurse Manager is accountable for the delivery of patient care services which support the strategic plan of the organization and achieves clinical, financial and service quality objectives in one or more clinical units or care delivery sites in accordance within the scope of practice, professional, and regulatory standards.  This role is accountable for the quality of clinical services delivered for the competency and performance of nursing staff and for designating and maintaining systems to support interdisciplinary team functioning.  The Nurse Manager serves as a key participant in organizational teams and workgroups. 

Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age, culture, ethnicity, and specific individual diagnostic needs of the patients served in his/her department.

Serves as leader, role model, change agent, and operational manager of clinical and financial activities for in-patient Rehabilitation Unit. Oversees the provision of individualized patient care consistent with the mission and values of Kernan Hospital and in accordance within the scope of practice, professional, and regulatory standards. Accountable to leadership, health care team, patients and families for all processes and outcomes of in-patient Rehab Unit. Provides nursing leadership within the interdisciplinary team.

What You Need to Be Successful:
Education & Experience Requirements

  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Maryland, or eligibility for licensure due to Compact state agreement outlined through the MD Board of Nursing is required.
  • CPR certification is required.
  • Certification in area of specialty preferred
  • BSN required.  Master’s degree with management coursework preferred
  • Minimum of three to five years professional/supervisory experience involving competence in the clinical setting.
  • Must have knowledge and proven performance in meeting professional standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to assume administrative and clinical leadership role,
  • Highly proficient skills in directing, managing and coaching the work of supervisory, clinical and support staff ; assigning work priorities; auditing work quality; orienting, educating and implementing professional standards,ctive participation in nursing professional organization preferred

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.