Job Description

Job Title: St. Margaret Medical Surgical Nursing Rotational Program
Job ID: 18000133
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Daylight, Evening, and Night Shifts
Shift: Rotating
Facility: UPMC St. Margaret
Department: Resource Pool
Location: 815 Freeport Road, Pittsburgh PA 15215

Description

The ANCC Magnet designated UPMC St. Margaret is currently hiring a Full-time Staff Nurse to support various Med Surg units as part of a special Rotational Program at our Aspinwall, PA location.  The Med Surg Rotational Program is a new initiative specific to St. Margaret and will begin in February 2019


Selected participants will rotate through various Med Surg units (rehab, ortho, surgical, and specialty focus med surg floors) for six months. Having a resource pool nurse as a mentor, and having preceptors for each “rotation”, this is a fantastic opportunity to learn from many talented nurses and receive a broad education on Med Surg nursing. At the end of the “rotations”, you will be matched through a mutual matching process with a participating unit or you may remain in the resource pool.

 

Our RNs work a rotating 12 hour schedule to ensure 24/7 coverage on the floor.

The Staff Nurse provides highly competent patient care and treatment while demonstrating empathy and a passion for learning. A role that requires independent judgment, fluent communication, and candid partnership, the Staff Nurse establishes relationships with physicians, other care providers, patients, and patients’ families in order to achieve desired patient outcomes throughout the continuum of care. 

A Registered Nurse and a member of the care delivery team, you will set the standards for the level and quality of nursing care, and possess authority and accountability for its provision. At all times, you will exemplify a commitment to the community and to the nursing profession.

As a nurse at UPMC, you will find:

• Competitive wages, with the highest BSN differential in the greater Pittsburgh area
• An incomparable benefits package, including tuition reimbursement
• Top clinicians, leading researchers, and the most modern equipment and technology in health care today

The Staff Nurse is a valued step in the UPMC nursing career ladder, with opportunities for continued growth and advancement; Graduate Nurses are encouraged to apply (GNs must be eligible for State Board Licensure and successfully pass the examination before beginning this role). Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title and salary from the My Nursing Career Ladder based on their individual experience and education.

Qualifications

  • 0-1 year experience. 
  • BSN preferred.
  • Completion of UPMC student nurse internship or student clinical transitions course at UPMC preferred. 
  • Previous direct patient care experience strongly 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. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive, caring relationships with executives, managers, physicians, non-physician providers, ancillary and support staff, other departments, and patients/families. 
  • Ability to work productively and effectively within a complex environment, handle multiple/changing priorities and specialized equipment.  
  • Critical thinking, analytical and problem solving abilities required as related to various aspects of patient care. 
  • Good clinical judgment. 
  • Critical thinking skills necessary to exercise and to lead others in application of the nursing process. 
  • Mobility and visual manual dexterity. 
  • Physical stamina for frequent walking, standing, lifting and positioning of patients.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Current Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse 
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire 
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Basic Life Support
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Registered Nurse
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $25.04 to $35.73

Union Position: N

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