Job Description

Job Title: Professional Staff Nurse- Rehab
Job ID: 21467709
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 7-7
Shift: Rotating
Facility: UPMC Passavant
Department: Rehab Unit
Location: 9100 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh PA 15237

Description

ANCC Magnet designated UPMC Passavant is currently hiring a Full Time Professional Staff Nurse to support the Rehab Unit at our McCandless location. This position will work rotating shifts, including weekends and holidays.

The Rehab Unit is a 24 bed post-acute facility that offers Inpatient Rehabilitation level of care, inclusive of 24 hr Rehab nursing, intensive PT/OT/SLP services all coordinated with the specialty of Physical Medicine, and Rehab (PMR) physician oversight.


Our unit population generally consists of Stroke, neurological disorders, complex orthopedic, brain injury and spinal cord injury (without bowel/bladder involvement) patients.  Our patients are expected to need/participate in intensive therapy services of two or more (PT/OT/SLP) whereby the patient is expected to participate in a minimum of 180 minutes (3 hrs) or more of therapy daily.

 

As a Registered Nurse and a member of the care delivery team, you will set the standards for the level and quality of nursing care, and possess authority and accountability for its provision. At all times, you will exemplify a commitment to the community and to the nursing profession.

 

As a nurse at UPMC, you will find:

  • Competitive wages, with the highest BSN differential in the greater Pittsburgh area
  • An incomparable benefits package, including tuition reimbursement
  • Top clinicians, leading researchers, and the most modern equipment and technology in health care today

The Staff Nurse is a valued step in the UPMC nursing career ladder, with opportunities for continued growth and advancement; Graduate Nurses are encouraged to apply.

 

Title and salary will be determined based upon education and nursing experience. Six months experience is required for Professional Staff Nurses; Graduate Nurses may be hired at the Staff Nurse level until required experience is obtained.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Applies the nursing process within the framework of Relationship Based Care to create a healing environment. Formulates daily goals and a plan of care for patients that involves the patient as partner and considers the individual needs of the patient in a holistic manner.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking in the identification of clinical, social, safety, psychological, and spiritual issues for the patient within an episode of care.
  • Practices solid communication skills, and is able to articulate and translate the patient's condition to other care providers and to negotiate and make recommendations for changes in patient care and unit practices. Patient documentation is comprehensive and promotes communication between caregivers.
  • Creates a caring and compassionate patient-focused experience by building healing relationships with patients, families, and colleagues.
  • Incorporates national professional organization as well as business unit and health system goals to improve patient safety, quality, and satisfaction.

Qualifications

  • Minimum six months experience preferred, but will consider graduate nurses. 
  • Graduate Nurses that are eligible for the State Board Licensure and 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.
  • BSN preferred. 

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • UPMC approved national certification preferred.
  • Current Pennsylvania 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
  • Act 73 DOA required if not a PA resident for the past two years
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR
  • Registered Nurse (RN
  • Act 34

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

Salary Range: $25.79 to $37.43 / hour

Union Position: No

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