Job Description

Job Title: Professional Staff Nurse - Surgical Services - Lock Haven (Full-Time)
Job ID: 744904
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Days with Call
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven
Department: SURGICAL SERVICES
Location: 24 Cree Drive, Lockhaven PA 17745

Description

UPMC Susquehanna is currently seeking a full time Professional Staff Nurse (Registered Nurse) for Surgical Services at the Lock Haven Campus!


UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven is a Joint Commission-accredited, 47-bed facility with complete inpatient and outpatient care, including emergency, medical, and surgical care. Lock Haven is equipped with 4 operating rooms and requires Registered Nurses to work in either department on an as needed basis. Some of the surgeries that are performed include, but are not limited to: gastrointestinal, orthopedics, urology, podiatry, and pain management. 


Shifts are scheduled for days, 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM and require call about every 3rd weekend. Scheduling is very flexible! 


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


The Professional Staff Nurse is a Registered Nurse is a member of the care delivery team. The Professional Staff Nurse is responsible to set the standards for the level and quality of care. The Professional Staff Nurse has responsibility, authority and accountability for the provision of nursing care. The Professional 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 Professional Staff Nurse encompasses leadership, partnership, collaboration and supervision. The Professional 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 Professional Staff Nurse demonstrates a commitment to the community and to the nursing profession.

 

Qualifications

  • he 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 patients status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs and to provide the care needs as described in the department policy and procedures. 
  • Minimum 1 year experience. 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. Good clinical judgment with critical thinking, analytical and problem solving abilities required as related to various aspects of patient care.  
  • 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:

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Registered Nurse

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

Salary Range: $0 to $28.33

Union Position: Yes

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