Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center’s medical and surgical nursing units are staffed by dedicated professionals committed to quality care, patient education and customer satisfaction. Our medical and surgical nurses provide a continuum of care in a variety of settings, including adult medicine, surgical units, orthopaedics, neuroscience, telemetry and the Johns Hopkins Burn Center.
Medical/surgical nursing units at Johns Hopkins Bayview include:
Orientation and Continuing Education
Our medical/surgical nursing graduates participate in 12 weeks of unit-specific, individualized orientation for medical or surgical areas (MedA, MedB, GSurg, A4W, Neuroscience, Progressive Care and Burn Unit). Experienced RNs receive individualized, preceptored orientation for six to eight weeks. Six-month operating room internships are also available, featuring classroom instruction and skill development. Medical and surgical nurses also have the opportunity to participate in many internal and external continuing education programs.
All medical and surgical nurses enjoy flexible, self-scheduled 12-hour shifts with the help of our Web-based Nightingale scheduling system.