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Registered Nurse RN OP Mechanicsburg Neuroscience Institute

  • Job ID: 735448911
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Pinnacle Health Medical Services - Specialty
  • Department: NeuroSciences Institute
  • Location: 2005 Technology Parkway, Mechanicsburg PA 17050
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $27.98 to $43.72 / hour

Description

Sign-On Bonus: 

This position is eligible for a generous sign-on bonus! Now is your moment to find your place at UPMC! 

Are you a Registered Nurse in the Mechanicsburg area looking for a position that has a great work/life balance but you will not give up the patient interaction? UPMC Neurosciences Institute is looking to add a Registered Nurse (RN) to their team. The Registered Nurse will work closely with one other RN and a LPN. The RN's focus will be in large part on maintaining and building/expanding a MS program for the area. 

Hours: MONDAY-FRIDAY 8am-4:30pm. NO EVENINGS, NO WEEKENDS, NO HOLIDAYS, NO ON-CALL

Responsibilities:

  • Help with MS patients/program, try to build/expand program, monitor patients, schedule and track follow-ups, patient education for medications, schedule and track infusions
  • Potential to room patients as needed
  • Give B-12 and/or Botox injections
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum six months experience preferred.
  • BSN 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.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in practicing state.
  • CPR Certification
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

Clearances must be dated within 90 days

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Registered Nurse (RN) OR Temporary Practice Permit (TPP)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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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