Job Description

Job Title: Professional Staff Nurse
Job ID: 777065
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 11P-7A
Shift: Night Job
Facility: UPMC Avalon Place
Department: Nursing
Location: 3410 W. Pittsburg Road, New Castle PA 16101

Description

Located in New Castle PA, caring and dedicated staff provide comprehensive skilled nursing and rehabilitation services that address the physical, psychological, and social needs of each resident. If you are looking to jump start your career within a skilled nursing and rehab facility apply to Avalon Place today

 

 

Responsibilities:


  • 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.
  • Communicates effectively, both verbally and in documentation.
  • Learns to incorporate national professional organization as well as business unit and health system's goals to improve patient safety, quality and satisfaction.
  • Formulates a plan of care and daily goals that consider individual patient needs.
  • Demonstrates initiative and seeks formal and informal opportunities to improve clinical practice.
  • Creates a caring and compassionate patient-focused experience by building healing relationships with patient, families and colleagues.
  • Identifies ethical situations within patient care or within the workplace and seeks assistance.

  • 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.
  • Collaborates with physician and care team to ensure quality resident care.
  • 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.



 

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:

1year 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:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Basic Life Support
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act
  • Registered Nurse

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

 

Salary Range: $23.23 to $35.28 / hour

Union Position: No

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