Job Description

Job Title: SWAT Team-RN
Job ID: 60467253
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Variable
Facility:
Department: 88190 SRL00 SNF SWOT
Location: 3600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

Purpose:
Are you looking for a rewarding position where you can help others every day?  UPMC Senior Communities could be the perfect fit for you! In this role, you will travel across UPMC Senior Communities and provide routine patient care. We offer a pay rate of $39.00 per hour! If this sounds like a good fit for you, we invite you to explore this SWAT RN opportunity, and learn how you can make an impact in the lives of others while building the career you've always wanted. 


Check out the link below to learn more about SWAT Nursing! 


http://mycareer.upmc.com/5-things-you-never-knew-about-s-w-a-t-nursing/


Responsibilities:

  • Assume the responsibility of charge nurse as needed when staffing requires an experienced staff nurse.
  • Strictly adhere to all policies and practices relative to patient care and hospital related information.
  • Comply with established medication use policies.
  • Establish appropriate, assertive and professional communication strategies.
  • Respond to emergent situations and initiates appropriate actions.
  • Ensure equipment malfunctions are reported to the appropriate department, i.e., Maintenance or Biomedical Engineering.
  • Identify and communicates learning needs to appropriate manager.
  • Serve as a resource for staff and other disciplines.
  • Prior to performing new or challenging skills, requests assistance and reviews relevant policies and procedures.
  • Strengthen interdisciplinary relationships with members of the health care team.
  • Document in the medical record according to established procedures.
  • Collaborate with physician and care team to ensure quality patient care.
  • Maintain critical thinking skills necessary to exercise and to lead others in application of nursing.
  • Perform work in a timely and productive manner.
  • Coordinate interdepartmental activities to expedite care.
  • Constructively receive feedback and direction
  • Utilize nursing process in managing the care of patients including assessment, interdisciplinary planning, implementation, evaluation of patient care, teaching and discharge planning.
  • Contribute to the universal unit activities, including but not limited to responding to call lights and telephone, passing meal trays and patient transports.
  • Maintain standards of nursing care and utilizes standards as a guide for practice.
  • Report and record all changes observed in condition or behavior of patients.
  • Strictly adhere to all policies and practices relative to patient care and hospital related information.
  • Seek out appropriate nursing, physician or other health care team intervention.
  • Communicate patient's condition to physician and other key members of the health care team.
  • Provide basic psychosocial support and counseling.
  • Assume responsibility for complex assignments and views problems as challenges.
  • Take action to improve knowledge, skills and performance based on feedback or on self-identified developmental needs.
  • Coordinate, provide, and evaluate patient/family education.
  • Comply with safety policies and procedures including standard precautions.
  • Prior training in two areas of nursing and/or is willing to be trained in two different specialty areas of nursing as designated by SWAT team supervisor. Communicate educational needs when necessary. Maintain contact availability for schedule changes when needed. Must be flexible in scheduling to the requirements of the unit assigned.
  • Function independently with one day orientation, unless otherwise specified. Maintain critical thinking skills, analytical and problem solving abilities as related to various aspects of patient care. Cultivate professional relationships and communication in the clinical environment.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated competence in professional nursing practice.
  • Three years nursing experience required.
  • Must be able to pass all UPMC required testing for Registered Nurses.
  • SWAT Nurses must agree to be available to work 72 hours in a bi-weekly pay period, including but not limited to: day, night, weekend and holiday shifts.
  • SWAT nurses will be willing and able to report for work at all UPMC facilities.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hireNIH/NIHSS required within 60 days of hire.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • OAPSA

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

     

    Salary Range: $0 / hour

    Union Position: No

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