Job Description

Job Title: UPMC Chautauqua Graduate Nurse
Job ID: 1800009X
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Variable
Facility: UPMC Chautauqua WCA
Department:
Location: 207 Foote Avenue, Jamestown NY 14702

Description

UPMC Chautauqua is hiring Staff Nurses/Graduate Nurses to help support various departments. 

UPMC Chautauqua WCA, a 317-licensed bed hospital, was chartered in 1885 and is Southwestern New York’s largest non- for- profit healthcare provider, offering an extensive range of inpatient and outpatient acute rehabilitation services.  The hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission, The American Association of Blood Banks, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, American College of Radiology, Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL), CEO Roundtable on Cancer Gold Standard Employer for 2015, and approved by the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) Commission on Cancer (CoC).  


The Staff Nurse is a Registered Nurse (RN) or Graduate Nurse (GN) and a member of the care delivery team.  The Staff Nurse is responsible to set the standards for the level and quality of care.  The Staff Nurse has responsibility, authority and accountability for the provision of nursing care.  The Staff Nurse 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.  

The role of the Staff Nurse encompasses the beginnings of leadership, partnership, collaboration and supervision.  The Staff Nurse 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. The Staff Nurse begins to demonstrate a commitment to the community and to the nursing profession.


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.  


They must also demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs and to provide the care needs as described in the department policy and procedures. 


0-1 year experience. 
Completion of UPMC student nurse internship or student clinical transitions course at UPMC preferred 
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. 


Critical thinking, analytical and problem solving abilities required as related to various aspects of patient care. 


Good clinical judgment. 


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:


Current New York 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 

Must complete licensure examination within FOUR MONTHS of hire or within one year of graduation, whichever comes first.  
Though temporary permits are valid for one year from the date of graduation, not one year from issue of permit (or until the results of the examination are known at which time it becomes null and void), UPMC requires that GNs take the licensure examination within 4 months of their start date or they will be terminated or demoted from the GN position, at the discretion of the BU.

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

Salary Range: $22.55 to $33.33

Union Position: No

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