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Registered Nurse - RN (Professional Staff Nurse) - $15K Sign-On Bonus

Description

Bonus! Currently Offering a $15,000 Sign-On Bonus for Full-Time Professional Staff Nurses who qualify! 

Join the team that’s providing the highest quality of care to seniors in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic medical center, UPMC Senior Communities has demonstrated a continued commitment to keeping both our residents and our employees safe and healthy, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The Professional Staff Nurse has the authority, responsibility, and shift accountability for the delivery of nursing care through the use of the nursing process. The Professional Staff Nurse, in collaboration with the Unit Manager, and other health care professionals, applies competent clinical knowledge and skills to achieve quality care outcomes. The Professional Staff Nurse must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care that is relevant to residents under their care, as well as apply principles of growth and development over the life span. The Professional Staff Nurse also must possess the ability to assess and interpret resident data needed to identify each resident's requirements relative to his or her age specific needs.

 

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

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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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct