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Professional Staff Nurse - Operating Room (Graduate Nurses Are Welcome to Apply!)

  • Job ID: 22000333
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 2 12's & 2 8's per week
  • Shift: Rotating
  • Facility: UPMC Shadyside
  • Department: Operating Room
  • Location: 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232
  • Union Position: no
  • Salary Range: $28.90 to $42.84 / hour

Description

UPMC Shadyside is hiring a full-time Professional Staff Nurse to join their OR team! In this role, you will work 2 8-hour shifts and 2 12-hour shifts per week with occasional weekends, holidays, and on-call on a rotating basis!

UPMC Shadyside’s Operating Room (OR) serves patients through various surgical specialties including neuro, cardiac, ortho, vascular, urology, plastics, thoracic, robotics, and more! We do see a heavy oncology patient population. We are a 24-bed OR and we see over 60 cases per day. We are currently transitioning to a self-scheduling model to offer our staff greater work-life balance, and we boast a limited surgical schedule on the weekends. Our OR is a very team-centered department- we are one big team that helps each other out!

UPMC is committed to investing in nurses like you – financially, personally, and professionally – starting on day one of your career. From tackling student loans to advancing your career later in life, UPMC is the partner you need to succeed and thrive in your nursing career.

Here’s how we support our nurses:

  • For Nurses graduating in December 2021 or later, we offer a $10,000 sign-on bonus with a 2-year commitment to UPMC

  • Generous Sign-On Bonus of up to $15,000

  • UPMC’s brand new Monthly Loan Repayment program, exclusively for 2022 nursing graduates, offers $20,000* in loan repayment paid over three years (*Eligible flex full-time RN roles to receive prorated amount)

  • Up to five and a half weeks of Paid Time Off annually, plus seven paid holidays each year

  • Dedicated career ladders, including a brand-new nursing career ladder added just this year, allowing you to achieve your highest potential while rewarding you for your experience and advanced education

  • Tuition reimbursement of up to $6,000 per academic year at any accredited institution, available to employees and their dependents (plus discounts for UPMC employees including no cost RN-BSN/MSN options!)

 

Responsibilities

  • Serve on or lead teams that launch innovations in patient care or support a healthy workforce.

  • Consistently give appropriate feedback to all members of the health care team and participate in the nursing peer review process.

  • Promote change that enhances the quality of patient care and the unit environment.

  • Serve on teams and leads successful teams as a part of daily practice.

  • Demonstrate highly developed clinical assessment and analytical skills within the context of Relationship Based Care.

  • Actively participate in shared governance at the unit level and serve on hospital-wide councils.

  • Demonstrate a passion for developing others, enthusiastically and expertly precepts students, graduate nurses, and new hires.

  • Apply the nursing process within the framework of Relationship Based Care to create a healing environment.

  • Formulate daily goals and a plan of care for patients that involves the patient as a partner and consider the individual needs of the patient in a holistic manner.

  • Create comprehensive patient documentation and promote communication between caregivers.

  • Demonstrate critical thinking in the identification of clinical, social, safety, psychological and spiritual issues for the patient care within an episode of care. 

  • Incorporate national professional organization as well as business unit and health system's goals to improve patient safety, quality, and satisfaction of the patient experience in daily work.

  • Create a caring and compassionate patient-focused experience by building healing relationships with patients, families, and colleagues.

  • Maintain a conscious balance between work and personal life through prioritization and delegation of responsibilities.

Qualifications

  • Prior nursing experience is preferred but not required. Graduate Nurses are encouraged to apply!
  • Operating room experience is preferred, but not required. 
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is preferred.
  • 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.
  • Good clinical judgment with critical thinking, analytical and problem solving abilities required as related to various aspects of patient care.
  • 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/Certification

  • UPMC approved national certification preferred.
  • 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.
  • Fit Testing Required
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. 

***Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title and salary from the career ladder, based on their individual experience and education.

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

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