Job Description

Job Title: Professional Staff Nurse, OP-Lake Erie Endocrinology
Job ID: 682281
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: Lake Erie Endocrinology
Location: 1700 Peach St, Erie PA 16501

Description

UPMC Hamot is seeking an experienced Professional Staff Nurse, OP to help support their Lake Erie Endocrinology office. 

 

The RN in this position will routinely work a Monday-Friday schedule with hours varying between 7:30 A.M and 5:00 P.M, with no weekends or holidays required.

 

Lake Erie Endocrinology is composed of two office locations, two physicians, and three physician assistants. The Registered Nurse (RN) will primarily perform triage, medication refills, and patient education to provide the expert care patients need to keep their endocrine system functioning properly.

    

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates UPMC Hamots commitment to Service Excellence by understanding the needs of patients, their families, physicians and co-workers and doing what is required the first time, every time by being responsible, sensitive, accurate, timely, coordinated and thorough.
  • Demonstrates clincial leadership skills in daily operations and planning. Assists in the oversite of the clinical function
  • Identifies and provides patient education to address problems of varying complexity.
  • Identifies learning needs of staff and self; actively pursues and provides required knowledge and skill through inservices and other resources as appropriate.
  • Trains and functions as a preceptor and/or resource person for clinical staff.
  • Orders supplies and provides input to medical equipment purchases necessary to provide required services; coordinates the maintenance and service of all medical equipment.
  • Participates in QA, QI programs and identified quality assessment indicators focusing on patient outcomes and evaluation of nursing care.
  • Performs laboratory duties assuring compliance with OSHA/CLIA.
  • Possesses the ability to obtain and interpret information considering age specific needs.
  • Prioritizes and provides independent nursing care utilizing the nursing process and appropriate standards of care and policies/procedures.

Qualifications

The individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and/or interact appropriately to the ages of the patients served by his/her assigned unit as specified below. They must also demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patients status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs and to provide the care needs as described in the department policy and procedures.

  • Minimum 6 months experience preferred.
  • BSN preferred.
  • Prior Office nursing experience preferred.

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

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support or Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

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

Salary Range: $21.32 to $31.14

Union Position: No

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