Job Description

Job Title: Professional Staff Nurse, OP (RN) - Physical Medicine Rehab
Job ID: 701603
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Shift: Day Job
Facility:
Department: MULTI Tri-Rivers Passavant
Location: Upmc Passavant Medical Building, Pittsburgh PA 15237

Description

Purpose:

UPMC Community Medicine is currently hiring a Regular Full-Time Professional Staff Nurse, OP - (RN) to help support the Tri-Rivers Physical Medicine Rehabilitation (PMR) group located in McCandless (UPMC Passavant) & Cranberry/Mars,PA. 

This position will work a regular Full Time daylight schedule Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM-5:00 PM floating between both the Passavant & Cranberry/Mars, PA offices

The Professional Staff Nurse is a Registered Nurse is a member of the care delivery team. The Professional Staff Nurse is responsible to set the standards for the level and quality of care. The Professional Staff Nurse has responsibility, authority and accountability for the provision of nursing care. 

The Professional Staff Nurse manages and provides patient care activities for a group of patients and their families through the application of independent judgment, communication and collaboration with all team members. 

The Professional Staff Nurse establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with physicians, other health care providers, patients and their families, to achieve desired patient outcomes throughout the continuum of care. The Professional Staff Nurse demonstrates a commitment to the community and to the nursing profession

Responsibilities:

  • Performs basic triage. Assists providers in back office clinical duties including rooming patients, taking vitals and complete patient histories. Assists with minor in office procedures.
  • Provides complete documentation in Epic Care, selects and signs appropriate patient’s orders per provider verbal orders.
  • Assists with answering phone messages. Provides complete and accurate information to assist provider in answering patient messages. Clear and concise documentation is used and all messages are resolved in a timely manner. 
  • General knowledge of DME, HEP and provides appropriate instructions to patients on these items. 
  • Follows PMR prescription refill policy and follows guidelines for patient on Chronic Opioid Therapy Program. Reviews and documents, as needed, data found in PA PDMP and provides to providers to review prior to narcotics being prescribed. 
  • Coordinates and executes chronic opioid therapy program. Prepares and conducts urine drug screens per physician order, tracks results. Adheres to and follows policy and procedures for Urine Drug Screen program.
  • Obtains specialty authorizations and coordinates with patients as needed. 
  • Assists with improving office flow by supporting other teams or departments as needed. Proactively adjusts processes to facilitate office flow and maintain office hours. Travels to satellite offices as needed.
  • Maintains exam rooms and Clinical work area. Keep the areas neat, clean and stocked with necessary supplies. Performs end of day room cleaning and processes and documents properly. 
  • Assists provider with fluoroscopy with procedures, monitor vitals, chart documentation and patient care. Assists with prescreening and discharging patients during fluoroscopy procedures.
  • Observes HIPPA privacy practices. Maintains confidentiality of sensitive patient information at all times.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 6 months experience preferred. 
  • BSN preferred.
  • EMR/Triage experience preferred
  • Outpatient experience preferred
  • 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.  

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 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support or Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Registered Nurse

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

Salary Range: $22.28 to $33.48

Union Position: No

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