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Professional Staff Nurse - Canterbury Place

Description

Join Canterbury Place and become part of a team of caring, dedicated nurses!

As one of Western Pennsylvania's leading providers in geriatric care, Canterbury Place offers world-class medical care and an array of services including personal care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation, and skilled memory support. To learn more about Canterbury Place, click here

Responsibilities:

  • Actively engages in clinical development and/or RN residency program for new hires
  • Requests opportunities to learn safe, accountable and autonomous practice from more experienced nurses
  • Seeks, accepts and utilizes performance feedback from peers, preceptors and unit/department leaders as a learning opportunity and to improve practice
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm for continuous learning and identifies and creates a plan for the continuation of learning and development
  • Identifies patient and family needs for education and provides basic education to support the episode of care
  • Seeks professional development and involvement through membership in a professional nursing organization and/or reading professional literature on a regular basis
  • Applies basic nursing knowledge and skills within the framework of Relationship Based Care, using the nursing process to meet the clinical, psychosocial and spiritual needs of the patient and family
  • Learns to incorporate national professional organization as well as business unit and health system's goals to improve patient safety, quality and satisfaction
  • Demonstrates a basic knowledge of research, how it affects practice and who/what resources are available to assist with evidence based practice by asking questions, demonstrating interest, participating in unit-based journal clubs
  • Clinical practice demonstrates knowledge of how quality and innovation impacts patient satisfaction, safety, and clinical quality outcomes
  • Utilizes nursing process in managing the care of residents including assessment, interdisciplinary planning, and implementation, evaluation of resident care, teaching and discharge planning utilizing evidence-bases standards of nursing practices
  • Reports and records all changes observed in condition or behavior of residents in accordance with documentation practices and policies.
  • Complies with established medication use policies, safety policies and procedures including standard infection control
  • Demonstrates accountability for professional development that improves the quality of professional practice and the quality of patient care
  • Makes recommendations for the improvement of clinical care and the health of the workplace and welcomes and participates in change initiatives
  • Leads by investing and building healthy relationships among colleagues and other disciplines
  • Shows the ability to set priorities and demonstrates an understanding of shared governance and begins participating at the unit level
  • Begins to serve as an engaged member of a team supporting colleagues in service to patients and families and may participate in task forces or other initiatives
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with all members of the health care team

Qualifications

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

    Professional Staff Nurse:
    Minimum 6 months experience. 
    BSN preferred

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

    Graduate Nurses that are eligible for the State Board Licensure and Professional Staff Nurses with nursing experience will be considered for this position. Please note that the below salary may vary pending years of experience and education of the selected candidate

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    • Registered Nurse
    • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
    • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
    • Older Adult Protective Services Act

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

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