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Clinician, Home Health/Hospice (Fayette)

  • Job ID: 33294145
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Fayette Home Care & Hospice
  • Department: FHC HH Administration
  • Location: 110 Youngstown Rd, Lemont Furnace PA 15456
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $28.28 to $46.56 / hour

Description

Are you an experienced Registered Nurse looking to take your career to the next level? Are you interested in a leadership role with a progressive home health organization? If so, this is the role for you!


The Clinician serves as a vital part of the clinical management team in the achievement of a culture of excellence in professional home health nursing practice and patient care. The Clinician, under the direction of the Vice President, assists in the management of operations, selection, hiring, and retention of staff and in performance management. The Clinician is responsible for serving as a positive role model,  service-based education and clinical expertise for staff including orientation and training, consultation on practice issues and general coordination of clinical activities.

 

UPMC Home Health offers full time medical benefits, generous paid paid time off, and much more!


Responsibilities:

  • Applies 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. 
  • Practices solid verbal and written 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. 
  • Demonstrates critical thinking in the analysis of clinical, social, safety, psychological and spiritual issues for the patient care within an episode of care. Incorporates national professional organization as well as business unit and health system's goals to improve patient safety, quality and satisfaction of the patient experience in daily work. 
  • Creates a caring and compassionate patient focused experience by building healing relationships with patients, families and colleagues. Disseminates new knowledge and innovations through presentations, posters, and publications.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of performance improvement tools and techniques. 
  • Continuously improves the quality of care and the work environment of outcomes and the integration of research and best practices into daily work. 
  • Shares learning from improvements with other units and/or spreads across the business unit or system.
  • Develops and maintains productive working relationships internally and externally by building teams and relationships through mentoring and modeling uplifting and positive communication. 
  • Coaches colleagues on cultural diversity and addresses workplace horizontal violence and impairment. 
  • Demonstrates accountability to self and others for safe work hours, time management and healthy lifestyles.
  • Demonstrates interest in the development of others and positively impacts the lives of patients/families, peers, and members of the healthcare team through mentoring, education, and knowledge sharing. 
  • Actively participates in the role of preceptor for student nurses, nurse interns, graduate and experienced nurses and assists with the development of new preceptors in their role. Mentors and role models quest for continuous learning through formal education and the development of others.
  • Seeks opportunities to share expertise with other members of the healthcare team within and beyond the clinical unit/department.
  • Serves as a leader in clinical nursing practice, identifying patient and staff focused opportunities for improvement and leading the change process. Identifies, educates and supports the psychological and learning needs of staff during change and transition. 
  • Practices participatory leadership and is an active member of shared leadership at the unit, facility or system level.
  • Assumes formal leadership responsibilities for one or more of the following: quality improvement, evidence based practice, or new hire on-boarding. 
  • Assists the Unit/Department Leader with the peer review process.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated competence as a Professional Staff Nurse
  • The individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and/or interact appropriately to the ages of the patients served by his/her assigned unit as specified below
  • They must also demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs and to provide the care needs as described in the department policy and procedures
  • Minimum 3 years home health, hospice experience - required
  • Management Experience - Required
  • BSN required/MSN or CNL preferred
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive, caring relationships with executives, managers, physicians, non-physician providers, ancillary and support staff, other departments, and patients/families
  • Ability to work productively and effectively within a complex environment, handle multiple/changing priorities and specialized equipment
  • Exemplary clinical judgment with critical thinking, analytical and problem solving abilities required as related to various aspects of patient care

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    Current Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse. National Certification preferred. Current Auto InsuranceCPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire Act 33/34 Clearances- RequiredCurrent CPR Instructor Certification- Preferred

  • Automotive Insurance
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Driver's License
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 33
  • Act 34
  • OAPSA

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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