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Graduate Nurse Opportunities - UPMC Cole

  • Job ID: 200000GL
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Cole
  • Department: Nursing Float
  • Location: 1001 E. Second Street, Coudersport PA 16915
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour

Description

Are you an upcoming Graduate Nurse looking for an exciting opportunity to kick off your nursing career? UPMC Cole is hiring Full-time Staff Nurses to participate in our 2020 Graduate Nurse Rotational Program.

This program will provide one on one mentorship opportunities with designated members of our leadership team. Mentors will provide guidance, support, and learning opportunities from our top nursing leaders within UPMC. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn from many talented nurses and receive a broad education many units at UPMC Cole.

At the end of the program, you will be matched through a mutual matching process with a participating unit. The mutual matching process will include input and feedback from both the clinical leaders and participants of the program.

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

Responsibilities:
  • Maintains the standards of nursing care and implements the policies and procedures of the Hospital and Nursing Department, including its philosophy, mission and values.
  • Assesses the patient's condition and nursing needs, determines outcomes and prescribes appropriate nursing actions to meet those outcomes and the physical, psychological, social and rehabilitative needs of the patient including discharge planning. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to meet the outcome needs of the individual patient.
  • Reports pertinent observations and reactions regarding patient to the appropriate person (i.e., physicians, director, nurse manager, charge nurse and/or nursing supervisor) and records those observations accurately and concisely.
  • Assigns nursing care to team members in accordance with patient needs and the personnel's capabilities and qualifications and assigns other duties as needed.
  • Administers medications to and performs treatments on assigned patients.
  • Directs, supervises and evaluates nursing care provided to patients.
  • Assists physicians with special tests and procedures, such as thoracentesis, lumbar tap, etc.
  • Participates in the economical utilization of supplies and ensures that equipment is maintained in a clean and safe manner.
  • Participates in the orientation of new personnel and performance evaluations of the nursing staff.
  • Assists team members in giving care to patients or administers direct care when professional nursing skills and judgement are needed.
  • Coordinates nursing care of patients when scheduled for therapy or procedures by other departments.
  • Establishes and maintains communications and utilizes teaching opportunities with patients and other significant individuals.
  • Assists with or institutes emergency measures for sudden adverse developments in patients, such as cardiac arrest.
  • Participates actively in committees for the improvement of nursing care.
  • Possesses skills necessary to provide care/services appropriate to the age of the patients served.
  • Involved in surveillance and ensuring the patient safety culture at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. Reports patient safety concerns and events.
  • Exhibits accountability and contributes to patient safety.
  • Assesses and monitors patient¿s level and response to pain.
  • Educates patients in pain management and its impact on patient outcome.
  • A Registered Nurse who has taken a basic arrhythmia class and completed the competency will be expected to do telemetry monitoring in the ICU, if floated there.
  • Performs telemetry monitoring, as required.
  • Hourly rounding on patients assigned.
  • Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • PA RN nursing license required (Before Start Date)
Licensure/Certifications:
  • Basic Life Support OR Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Registered Nurse

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