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Professional Staff Nurse, BSN

Description

Heritage Place is hiring full time nurses. Apply today!


Nestled in the diverse and distinguished Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Heritage Place provides a variety of programs for patients who no longer require care in a hospital but need 24-hour skilled nursing and rehabilitation care, and other person health care services. Our newly renovated Transitional Rehabilitation Unit (TRU) provides short stay rehabilitation designed to help patients recover from surgery, accidents, and illness, and return home more quickly. Our welcoming, team-oriented environment makes Heritage Place a truly wonderful place to work. We invite you to apply today to learn more!



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. Demonstrates critical thinking in the identification of clinical, social, safety, spiritual issues within the episode of care.

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.

the quality of professional practice and the quality of patient care.

Provides basic psychosocial support and counseling.

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

  • Minimum 6 months nursing experience required 
  • Long term care experience preferred 
  • BSN required

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR or BLS within 30 days of beginning employment.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)
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 34
  • OAPSA

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

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