Job Description

Job Title: RN, Outpatient - Pain Management
Job ID: 170001XH
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 8a.m.-5p.m.
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Medical Group
Location: 1100 Grampian Boulevard, Williamsport PA 17701


Functions in an expanded role assuming a comprehensive approach to providing nursing care to patients with neurological and/or pain concerns. Works directly with providers to meet the needs of the patient by following established procedures and standards of care.


This is a Procedure Based Clinic - There is potential for radiation exposure in this role.


  • Actively practice behaviors associated with SH Service Excellence expectations. Smile at and greet everyone enthusiastically, treat everyone with respect, dignity and C.A.R.E. Be an ambassador for Susquehanna Health. Provide "the best C.A.R.E. for our patients no matter what." Know and follow all organizational/departmental policies/procedures. Assume responsibility for personal development and education. Commit to high quality, safe work; encourage others to have similar standards. Identify processes/systems that could lead to inefficient practices, unsafe conditions, errors or adverse events. Avoid shortcuts to ensure quality and safety measures are not circumvented. Encourage patient and family involvement in processes involving patient safety. Understand that patient safety is everyone's responsibility. Assume responsibility for personal education and performance related to patient safety
  • Performs nursing duties and assists providers in coordinating patient care in the office and hospital.
  • Incorporates a multi-disciplinary approach to collaborating with neuroscience and pain management providers as well as providers throughout the organization to facilitate appropriate coordination of care and follow up.
  • Educates and counsels patients and family members on diagnostic testing/results, procedures, neurological diagnosis, medications, plan of care, etc.
  • Schedules patient appointments, diagnostic tests, procedures and referrals to other physicians maintaining follow-up as needed.
  • Completes all required forms for third party payors as appropriate.
  • Provides device interrogations and function analysis, troubleshooting and reprogramming devices as needed.
  • Discharges patients and handles all follow up calls requesting physician input as needed.
  • Identifies recurring practice problems and their impact on nursing activities and contributes to the development of specific plans to resolve these problems.
  • Pain Management RN: Performs IV start and sedation and monitors the recovery of sedated patients. Responsible for the programming and maintenance of surgically implanted pain pumps and spinal cord stimulators. Provides assistance in the operating room when a case goes to the OR and the OR is unable to staff.
  • Neuroscience RN: Performs suture and staple removal and post-op evaluation and triage of wounds and concerns. Responsible for programming and adjustment of shunts. Performs as a first assistant in the operating room according to physician preference.


Bachelors of Nursing preferred. Two years of experience as a Registered Nurse required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Registered Nurse licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania required.

  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Act 33 Chld Clearnce w Renewal
  • Act 34 Crim Clearnce w Renewal
  • Basic Life Support
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Registered Nurse

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

Salary Range: $24.79 to $38.75

Union Position: No

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