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Professional Staff Nurse RN Harrisburg OP Cardiovascular

  • Job ID: 883677985
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Pinnacle Health Cardiovascular Institute
  • Department: Administration - PHCVI
  • Location: 2808 Old Post Rd, Harrisburg PA 17110
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $28.82 to $45.03 / hour

Description

UPMC Cardiovascular Institute is looking to add a Professional Staff Nurse (Registered Nurse, RN) to their team. The RN is an important member of the care delivery team. The RN will work closely with 3 physicians that perform vein procedures in an outpatient setting. These procedures are inclusive of Sclerotherapy, Vein Ablation, or Phlebectomy. There are 2 procedure rooms and 2 exam rooms. This RN could potentially travel to East or West between two offices; 2808 Old Post Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110 and Soon to be 2020 Technology Parkway, Mechanicsburg PA.

Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm, no weekends, no holidays, no on-call

Responsibilities:

  • Triage patient calls and schedule with physician as needed 
  • Support the providers from a clinical perspective, learning to perform procedures 
  • Potential to room patients as needed 
  • Post procedure visits 
  • Help with patient education pre and post procedure
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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

  • Minimum six months experience preferred.
  • BSN preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in practicing state.

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

  • 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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