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Professional Staff Nurse - Trauma Neuro ICU (New & Experienced RNs)

  • Job ID: 220003BJ
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Rotating
  • Facility: UPMC Hamot
  • Department: Trauma Neuro ICU
  • Location: 201 State St, Erie PA 16550
  • Union Position: no
  • Salary Range: $27.24 to $38.18 / hour

Description

UPMC Hamot, a Magnet recognized hospital, is looking for full-time, Registered Nurses for the Trauma Neuro ICU!

Sign-On Bonus Details (Full Time or Flex Full Time status)
•    $15,000 sign-on bonus available for nurses with over one year of experience
•    $10,000 sign-on bonus available for graduate nurses with a graduation date of December 2021 and beyond

At UPMC, we’re passionate about continuing to support your growth throughout your nursing journey.  We offer a robust career ladder for bedside nursing that starts with Professional Staff Nurse and leads to Expert Nurse and beyond. Applicants with less than 2 years of experience will be considered for this position. The final job title and rate of pay will be based upon both individual qualifications and candidate choice. Any required certifications and contributions based on job title will be afforded a timeframe to obtain. Our competitive career ladder, as well as our Total Rewards package, will be discussed at time of offer to ensure you can make the choices that are right for you. The minimum rate of pay for a non-BSN Professional Staff Nurse is $27.24.

Responsibilities:

  • Registered Nurse or Graduate Nurse and a member of the care delivery team.  
  • Responsible to set the standards for the level and quality of care.
  • Has responsibility, authority and accountability for the provision of nursing care.  
  • 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.  
  • Encompasses leadership, partnership, collaboration and supervision.  
  • 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. 
  • Demonstrates a commitment to the community and to the nursing profession.
  • 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. 
  • Models safe work hours, time management and healthy lifestyle.
  • Communicates with peers and management any safety hazards identified in the workplace.
  • 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 as well as transition to another level of care and/or home. 
  • Supports the development of students, new staff and colleagues, may serve as a preceptor.  
  • Creates an environment of open dialogue, inquiry and continuous development by asking for feedback and improving practice.

Qualifications

  • 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.  
  • Must 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. 
  • Minimum six months experience. 
  • BSN 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, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • 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
  • ACLS within 1 year, NIH within 6 months
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • NIH Stroke Scale (NIH)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 34

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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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