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Professional Staff Nurse - Casual

Description

Join the team that’s providing the highest quality of care to seniors in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic medical center, UPMC Senior Communities has demonstrated a continued commitment to keeping both our residents and our employees safe and healthy, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.


Make a true impact at our senior living facilities, where you’ll have the confidence that your care is clinically backed by a best-in-class health care system and the rewarding knowledge that you are changing lives every day.


In this Casual role, you will have the authority, responsibility, and shift accountability for the delivery of nursing care through the use of the nursing process. The Professional Staff Nurse, in collaboration with the Unit Manager, and other health care professionals, applies competent clinical knowledge and skills to achieve quality care outcomes. 
 

Located in Franklin, PA, Sugar Creek Station is a senior living community specializing in rehab and memory care. We are dedicated to enriching the lives of our residents by promoting health and personal independence. Join our team in serving our residents today!


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 care 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
  • Incorporates national professional organization as well as business unit and health system's goals to improve patient safety, quality and satisfaction
  • Creates a caring and compassionate patient focused experience by building healing relationships with patients, families and colleagues
  • Actively participates in department or unit-specific quality improvement efforts
  • Identifies opportunity for quality improvement to colleagues and management
  • Takes personal responsibility in improving patient satisfaction with the quality of care and service
  • Utilizes research and evidence-based practice to support improvement in clinical care: identifies research issues or articles related to clinical specialty or areas of interest, discusses opportunities for quality improvement at multidisciplinary rounds, and influences patients' plans of care
  • Demonstrates knowledge of adult learning principles (and/or teaching children if applicable) and applies in teaching of patients, families, students and new staff
  • Provides detailed and appropriate teaching to patients and families to effectively guide them through the episode of care as well as transition to another level of care and/or home
  • Supports the development of students, new staff and colleagues, may serve as a preceptor
  • Demonstrates accountability for professional development that improves the quality of professional practice and the quality of patient care
  • Actively participates in unit-based shared governance, goal setting and supports the change and transition process to improve quality of care and the practice environment
  • Serves as a highly engaged and full partner on the care team and responds willingly to care team member needs for assistance and partnership
  • Participates in work that improves patient care and the professional practice environment

Qualifications

  • Minimum 1 year experience
  • BSN preferred


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
UPMC approved national certification preferred. Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in practicing state.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)
  • OAPSA

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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