Job Description

Job Title: Professional Staff Nurse
Job ID: 670809
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 3-11:30PM
Shift: Evening Job
Department: Skilled Nursing
Location: 100 Norman Drive, Cranberry Township PA 16066


Are you a caring and compassionate experienced Registered Nurse with a special place in your heart for the older geriatric population? If you are searching for an opportunity to have variety in your day and to be challenged as a nurse, our Skilled Nursing unit at Sherwood Oaks could be the perfect fit for you.


Once employed, you can refer another nurse and earn a referral bonus!


As a Professional Staff Nurse, you will have the authority, responsibility, and shift accountability for the delivery of nursing care through the use of the nursing process. In collaboration with the Unit Manager and other health care professionals, you will apply competent clinical knowledge and skills to achieve quality care outcomes. You must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care that is relevant to residents, as well as apply principles of growth and development over the life span. You must possess the ability to assess and interpret resident data needed to identify each resident's requirements relative to his or her age specific needs.


  • Actively engages in clinical development and/or RN residency program for new hires. 

  • Requests opportunities to learn safe, accountable, and autonomous practice from more experienced nurses. 

  • Seeks, accepts and utilizes performance feedback from peers, preceptors and unit/department 

  • Leaders as a learning opportunity and to improve practice. 

  • Demonstrates enthusiasm for continuous learning and identifies and creates a plan for the continuation of learning and development. 

  • Identifies patient and family needs for education and provides basic education to support the episode of care. 

  • Seeks professional development and involvement through membership in a professional nursing organization and/or reading professional literature on a regular basis.

  • Applies basic 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. 

  • Communicates effectively, both verbally and in documentation. 

  • Demonstrates critical thinking in the identification of clinical, social, safety, spiritual issues within the episode of care. 


Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title and salary from the My Nursing Career Ladder based on their individual experience and education.

Professional Staff Nurse:
Minimum 6 months experience. 
BSN preferred. 

Staff Nurse:
0-1 year experience.
Completion of UPMC student nurse internship or student clinical transitions course at UPMC preferred.
BSN preferred.

Graduate Nurses that are eligible for the State Board Licensure and Professional Staff Nurses with nursing experience will be considered for this position. Please note that the below salary may vary pending years of experience and education of the selected candidate. 

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Registered Nurse

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

  • Older Adult Protective Services Act

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

Salary Range: $25.04 to $35.73

Union Position: No

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