Job Description

Job Title: Clinician - 7 West/Med Surg
Job ID: 170001ZO
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Days with Rotation
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
Department: 7 WEST HERITAGE
Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701

Description

Are you a Registered Nurse looking to take the next step in your career? If so, you are looking in the right place!
 
UPMC Susquehanna is currently seeking a Clinician for the 7 West-Med Surg Unit! This is an excellent opportunity to function in a leadership role in our a newly re-modeled Med Surg Unit! The 7 West Unit will provide care to Med Surg patients as well as any Pediatric patients.
 
One in the Clinician role will be responsible to provide direction and support not only to the 7 West department, but also to our Special Care Unit as needed. The Special Care Unit provides care to patients in observation status, with a focus in cardiac related diagnoses and Intensive Care Unit transfers. In this role, you will be able to gain an abundance of experience both in Med Surg and in Critical Care!
 
What you can expect when working in this unit:
  • A days with rotation schedule!
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Career growth and advancement opportunities
  • Tight-knight team of peers and leadership
  • Fast paced and exciting work environment


Responsibilities:
  • Serves as a leader in clinical nursing practice, identifying patient and staff focused opportunities for improvement and leading the change process. Identifies, educates and supports the psychological and learning needs of staff during change and transition. Practices participatory leadership and is an active member of shared leadership at the unit, facility or system level. Assumes formal leadership responsibilities for one or more of the following: quality improvement, evidence based practice, GN or new hire on-boarding. Assists the Unit/Department Leader with the peer review process.
  • Applies nursing knowledge and skills within the framework of Relationship Based Care, using the nursing process to meet the clinical, psychosocial and spiritual needs of the patient and family. Practices solid verbal and written communication skills, and is able to articulate and translate the patient's condition to other care providers and to negotiate and make recommendations for changes in patient care and unit practices. Patient documentation is comprehensive and promotes communication between caregivers. Demonstrates critical thinking in the analysis of clinical, social, safety, psychological and spiritual issues for the patient care within an episode of care. Incorporates national professional organization as well as business unit and health system's goals to improve patient safety, quality and satisfaction of the patient experience in daily work. Creates a caring and compassionate pa
  • Demonstrates interest in the development of others and positively impacts the lives of patients/families, peers, and members of the healthcare team through mentoring, education, and knowledge sharing. Actively participates in the role of preceptor for student nurses, nurse interns, graduate and experienced nurses and assists with the development of new preceptors in their role. Mentors and role models quest for continuous learning through formal education and the development of others. Seeks opportunities to share expertise with other members of the healthcare team within and beyond the clinical unit/department.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of performance improvement tools and techniques. Continuously improves the quality of care and the work environment of outcomes and the integration of research and best practices into daily work. Shares learning from improvements with other units and/or spreads across the business unit or system.
  • Develops and maintains productive working relationships internally and externally by building teams and relationships through mentoring and modeling uplifting and positive communication. Coaches colleagues on cultural diversity and addresses workplace horizontal violence and impairment. Demonstrates accountability to self and others for safe work hours, time management and healthy lifestyles.

Qualifications

Minimum 3 years experience. BSN required/MSN or CNL preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Current Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse. National Certification preferred. CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

 

  • Basic Life Support
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Registered Nurse
  • Act 34 Crim Clearnce w Renewal
  • Act 33 Chld Clearnce w Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $29.53 to $44.30

Union Position: No

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