No other single organization can offer you the variety of nursing specialties, progressive technologies, invigorating pace and opportunities for advancement than you'll find right here at UMMC. Every day, you'll discover new opportunities to take your nursing career to the next level. And, whether you are a new graduate or experienced professional, you'll find our exciting academic environment can give you the training and support that will make your work exciting for the life of your nursing career.
Most importantly, you'll find the kind of collaborative, collegiate spirit that supports true professional growth. Together, we are advancing the practice of nursing, every day, at UMMC. Select the links below, and learn about the dynamic growth opportunities available at UMMC:
Perioperative (OR) Nursing
At the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, the nation's only trauma hospital, we treat severely injured patients, using groundbreaking research and innovative treatments and procedures. Our highly skilled and dedicated team of trauma nursing professionals treats more than 7,000 patients each year, with a survival rate of over 96%.
Trauma Resuscitation Unit - 13-bay area where initial treatment and resuscitation are performed
Critical Care Unit - a 12-bed unit, providing state-of-the-art care for patients with life-threatening injuries
Intermediate Care Unit - this 12-bed unit serves patients who require close monitoring
Operating Rooms - these 6 state-of-the-art operating rooms are contiguous with the Trauma Resuscitation Unit and Post-Anesthesia Care Unit; Room One is stocked and set up at all times to accept patients
Our dedicated Radiology and Pharmacy team also play a crucial role in patient care and recovery
STAT Lab - an on-site laboratory that provides immediate turnaround of specimens; testing includes blood gases, CBC, coagulation testing and limited chemistries
Outpatient Clinic - serves patients requiring ambulatory follow-up procedures
We are proud to be Maryland's Primary Adult Resource Center for Trauma, and excited to be part of the state's TRAUMA TEAM, which includes EMS personnel, more than 30,000 EMS providers, MSP Aviation and hospital staff. Discover an exciting career in trauma nursing, and make the most of your skills where minute counts and your contributions always make a critical difference.