University of Maryland Medical SystemUniversity of Maryland Medical System

La Plata ,MD ,US
Job Description
Job Description

Supplemental/Per Diem – Night Shift
Charles Regional Medical Center
La Plata, Maryland

Great health, great opportunities.

At University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center (UM CRMC), our talented and diverse groups of professionals represent our strength. Through teamwork and a collaborative work environment, we proudly serve our patients and our community with unwavering commitment. It’s our passion for people that motivates us to do great work every single day.

Consistently named among the top 100 Best Places to Work in Maryland, our team members have the opportunity to grow professionally in a supportive and stimulating environment.

As a member of our team, you will experience:

  • A supportive, stimulating, and collaborative work environment
  • A comprehensive benefits package to support your health and a balanced lifestyle – including health, vision, and dental coverage including prescription drug coverage, Tax-Free Savings Plans, and more!
  • Generous tuition reimbursement to support your continuing education and professional growth.

Under supervision of the Unit Nurse Managers, Resource Nurses, and primary care nurses, the Safety Sitter provides continuous observation and surveillance of assigned patients. Verbally redirects the patient from engaging in at risk behaviors. Summons nursing staff if the patient requires assistance. Knowledgeable and supportive of patient and institutional confidentiality and related hospital policies.

As a Patient Observation/Safety Sitter, you’ll maintain and perform a variety of non-clinical/technical patient care and clerical activities. You will assist with patient care. Patient Observation / Safety Sitter Functions. Provides age-specific care for patients served. Assists with unit/department functions.

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. 

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR POSITION TITLE:    Manager, Nursing and/or Patient Care Supervisor

SUMMARY:    Functioning under moderate supervision, the Registered Nurse is, at minimum, a competent practitioner.  This level clinician utilizes the nursing process in providing patient care and patient/family teaching.  The practitioner organizes and implements safe, therapeutic, and efficient patient care in controlled settings with predictable outcomes.  Patients served may include neonate through adult-geriatric. 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:    This job has supervisory responsibility.

QUALIFICATIONS:  The following statements reflect the general duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of the job and should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position.  The specific job duties may be changed by the department manager with or without prior notice based on the needs of the organization.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  To qualify for the position, the candidate must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing; currently lice

Company Description


Treating over 330,000 patients every year, the University of Maryland Medical Center is at the vital core of Maryland's health care system and community. We're known for our prestigious expertise in innovative research and education, along with the talented staff and advanced centers that make it all possible. The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, the world's first center dedicated to trauma, treats more than 7,500 critically injured patients a year with an incredible 97 percent survival rate. We also have one of the nation's largest kidney and pancreas transplant programs at The Joseph and Corinne Schwartz Division of Transplantation, home to Maryland's first steroid-free protocol and pancreas/kidney transplant. From our National Cancer Institute-designated UM Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center to The University of Maryland's Children's Hospital, one of the largest pediatric centers in the state, we are dedicated to saving and transforming lives.



  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Maryland and BLS certification.
  • ACLS required (PACU, ICCU, ED),
  • NRP or eligible for completion of course within six (6) months from date in position. 
  • Certification in specialty is preferred.


  • Will work in a clean, well-lighted environment.  
  • The job requires pushing and pulling and lifting of equipment weighing in excess of 35 pounds up to 40% of the time. 
  • Requires lifting and positioning of patients, weighing up to 300 pounds, with the assistance of other staff members, up to 60% of the time. 
  • The position requires walking and standing 60% of the time, and requires caring supplies and other items.
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