Job Description

Job Title: Professional Staff Nurse, OP - Vascular Clinic
Job ID: 623253
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Flex
Hours: 8-4:30 pm
Shift: Day
Facility: UPMC Jameson
Department: Vascular Clinic
Location: 1211 Wilmington Avenue, New Castle PA 16105

Description

UPMC Jameson is hiring a Flex Full-Time Professional Staff Nurse, OP (RN) to help support the brand new Heart and Vascular Institute in New Castle, PA.


This position will be at the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute working Monday through Thursday daylight hours from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  


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:
  • Actively participates in department or practice-specific quality improvement efforts. Identifies opportunity for quality improvement to colleagues and management. 
  •  Takes personal responsibility in improving patient satisfaction with the quality of care and service. 
  •  Utilizes research and evidence-based practice to support improvement in clinical care: identifies research issues or articles related to clinical specialty or areas of interest
  • Demonstrates accountability for professional development that improves the quality of professional practice and the quality of patient care. 
  • Actively participates in practice-based shared governance, goal setting and supports the change and transition process to improve quality of care and the practice environment. 
  • Serves as a highly engaged and full partner on the care team and responds willingly to care team member needs for assistance and partnership. 
  • Participates in work that improves patient care and the professional practice environment. 
  •  Adapts to change and demonstrates flexibility with the change process.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of adult learning principles (and/or teaching children if applicable) and applies in teaching of patients, families, students and new staff. 
  • Provides detailed and appropriate teaching to patients and families to effectively guide them through the episode of care both in the office setting and via phone/written communication when at home. 
  • Supports the development of students, new staff and colleagues. 
  • Creates an environment of open dialogue, inquiry and continuous development by asking for feedback and improving practice.
  • Develops and maintains productive working relationships internally and externally by demonstrating accountability for actions, enthusiasm, motivation and commitment to patients and colleagues. 
  • Demonstrates an understanding of cultural differences and holds peers accountable for healthy relationships. Maintains a conscious balance between work and personal life. 
  • Communicates with peers and management any safety hazards identified in the workplace.  
  • Models safe work hours, time management and healthy lifestyle.
  • Formulates goals and a plan of care for patients that involves the patient as partner and considers the individual needs of the patient in a holistic manner. 
  • Triages patient situations and coordinates care with physician. Assist physician with all aspects of patient care including assessment, evaluation and education. 
  • Demonstrates critical thinking in the identification of clinical, social, safety, psychological and spiritual issues for the patient care within an episode of care. 
  • Practices solid 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 office practices. 
  • Patient documentation is comprehensive and promotes communication between caregivers. 
  • Incorporates national professional organization as well as business unit and health system's goals to improve patient safety, quality and satisfaction. 
  • Creates a caring and compassionate patient focused experience by building healing relationships with patients, families and colleagues.

Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse Current Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse. 
  • Cardiology/ Vascular experience Preferred 
  • 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
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Basic Life Support
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Registered Nurse

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

Salary Range: $20.70 to $30.23

Union Position: No

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