Job Description

Job Title: Staff Nurse UPMC East Med-Surg Rotational Program
Job ID: 88495417
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 12 hour shifts
Shift: Rotating
Facility: UPMC East
Department: Resource Unit
Location: 2775 Mosside Blvd, Monroeville PA 15146

Description

UPMC East is currently hiring a Full-time Staff Nurse to support various Med Surg units as part of a special rotational program at our Monroeville, PA location.

The Med Surg rotational program is a new UPMC East initiative and will begin in February 2020. Selected participants will rotate through various Med Surg units (step-down, ortho/surgical, observation/telemetry, medicine/oncology, and specialty focus med surg floors) for six months. Having a resource nurse as a mentor and having preceptors for each “rotation”, this is a fantastic opportunity to learn from many talented nurses and receive a broad education on Med Surg nursing. At the end of the “rotations”, you will be matched through a mutual matching process with a participating unit or you may remain in the resource pool.

Our RNs work a rotating 12-hour schedule to ensure 24/7 coverage on the floor.

The Staff Nurse provides highly competent patient care and treatment while demonstrating empathy and a passion for learning. A role that requires independent judgment, fluent communication, and candid partnership, the Staff Nurse establishes relationships with physicians, other care providers, patients, and patients’ families in order to achieve desired patient outcomes throughout the continuum of care.

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 (GNs must be eligible for State Board Licensure or have a temporary practice permit (TPP) before beginning this role). Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title and salary from the My Nursing Career Ladder based on their individual experience and education.


Qualifications

  • Must be a December 2019 nursing school grad
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive, caring relationships with executives, managers, physicians, non-physician providers, ancillary and support staff, other departments, and patients/families.
  • Exemplary 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:
    Current Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse or Temporary Practice Permit (TPP.)
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

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

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

     

    Salary Range: $29.80 to $42.98 / hour

    Union Position: No

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