Job Description

Job Title: Full -Time Staff Nurse, BSN - 6 South - UPMC Passavant!
Job ID: 1900018J
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Rotating
Facility: UPMC Passavant
Department: 6 SOUTH TOWER
Location: 9100 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh PA 15237

Description

UPMC is dedicated to providing each patient with the right care, in the right way, at the right time, every time. Our nurses are essential partners in that mission, enhancing the patient experience at UPMC with positivity and integrity. Join us as we provide Life Changing Medicine to our community.

 

UPMC Passavant is currently hiring a Professional Staff Nurse to support the unit: 6 South at our McCandless Location.

 

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 Professional Staff Nurse is a valued step in the UPMC nursing career ladder, with opportunities for continued growth and advancement. Title and salary will be determined based upon education and nursing experience. One year of experience is required for Professional Staff Nurse in the Emergency Department.

 

About the Unit:

 

6 South Pavilion is a 24-bed colorectal surgical unit.  Many of our patients have bowel issues, whether it is cancer, IBS, Crohn’s, or small bowel obstructions. We also see a small percentage of gynecologic oncology patients. 

We are one of the certified disability units in the hospital. Our rooms are designed to accommodate a variety of disabilities as well as bariatric patients.

 

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

  • BSN preferred
  • Rotating shifts required


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
UPMC approved national certification preferred. Current Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse. PR 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)

· Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

· NIH Stroke Scale (NIH)

· Registered Nurse (RN)

· Act 34
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


Salary Range: $27.54 to $37.43 / hour

Union Position: No

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