Job Description

Job Title: Professional Staff Nurse - Home Health - Johnstown
Job ID: 558776
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 8:00 P.M. - 8:00 A.M.
Shift: Night Job
Facility: Home Nursing Agency
Department: Home Health SKN RNs
Location: 118 Ebony Road, Ebensburg PA 15931


Are you a compassionate Registered Nurse looking to make a difference with your career? If so, you might be a great fit on our team! We're looking for an experienced Registered Nurses to provide excellent in-home patient care throughout Cambria County.

This is a 12 hour night shift position so visits will be conducted anytime between 8:00 PM - 8:00 AM. Every other weekend is required (Saturday & Sunday Nights).  This position will cover Cambira County and parts of Somerset County, and travel is reimburse 54 cents per mile.  There are three shifts per week, 7 shifts biweekly. 

If you are external to UPMC and apply to this position by August 31, 2018, you are eligible for a generous sign-on bonus! 


Sign-On Bonus Details (Full-Time or Flex Full-Time)

         $10,000 sign-on bonus available for nurses with over two years of experience

         $5,000 sign-on bonus available for nurses with less than two years of experience

*Part-time positions are eligible for sign-on bonus at a prorated amount - $5,000 for nurses with over 2 years of experience and $2,500 for nurses with less than 2 years of experience


 Now is your moment to find your place at UPMC! Apply today to learn more! 

Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title and salary from the My Nursing Career Ladder based on their individual experience and education.

  • Attend compliance training and adhere to the organization standards of conduct, policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates case management activities within a multi disciplinary health care team to insure appropriate delivery of services to patient. Initiates, coordinates and insures ongoing communication with the physician and other members of the health care team. Attends and participates in patient care conferences, team meetings and other related meetings. Performs duties and job responsibilities in a fashion which coincides with the service management philosophy of UPMC towards patients, visitors, staff, peers, physicians and other departments within the organization. Identifies, develops and participates in process improvement opportunities within the home health agency that will enhance the quality of the services we provide.
  • Focuses on customer service and continually strives to perform the duties of their job in a manner that will result in optimal patient satisfaction. Assigns other nursing personnel, including LPNs and Aides to assist in the appropriate delivery of services as ordered on the plan of care to the patient. Supervises and teaches other nursing personnel including LPNs and Home Health Aides. Identifies, investigates and recommends solutions to organization issues. Identifies any deficits or exceptional performance issues of other nursing personnel, LPNs and Aides, and recommends solutions. Proven ability to facilitate change.
  • Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes and adjusts nursing care process as indicated to ensure optimal patient care. Initiates, coordinates and evaluates patient and family centered health teaching. Establishes the plan of care in collaboration with the physician, patient and UM Professional in accordance with the physician orders and patient needs. Advises and consults with family and other agency personnel, as appropriate. Completes documentation including visit assessment, OASIS, 485 and Verbal Orders accurately and promptly on the laptop device or in written documentation while in the patient's home and within the agency's and regulatory standards. Data syncs (transmits) information same day. Exercise independent judgment in matters concerning emergent and non-emergent patient care needs and communicate with the physician Participates in on-call coverage rotation for the agency


  • Graduate of an accredit school of professional nursing required. 
  • Bachelors degree preferred. 
  • One year of nursing experience in an Acute Care Facility or Skilled Care Facility 

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Registered Nurse
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Driver's License
  • Automotive Insurance
  • Act 33 Child Clearance
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act

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

Salary Range: $21.89 to $32.36

Union Position: No

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