Job Description

Job Title: Community Health RN - Full Time (Daylight) - Familycare Connection - Rankin
Job ID: 66178040
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 830am to 5pm
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Children's Hospital of Pgh
Department: FCC Rankin Braddock
Location: 230 3rd Avenue, Rankin PA 15104

Description

This position may have evening or weekend needs at times.

Functions as a nurse to provide support services to teachers, parents, children at-risk and others in various community settings. Provides services such as care coordination, general classroom consultation, modeling of healthcare practices, in-service training, acting as a liaison with primary care physicians, and providing direct care to children. Writes and implements individualized developmental healthcare plans.

Responsibilities:
  • Identify health needs and stresses prevention and provides guidance on growth and development. In FCC provide appropriate referral and follow-up.
  • Accept consultation from pediatrician on the primary care team.
  • Collaborate with an interdisciplinary team of professionals and parents to identify individual health needs, and write and implement Individualized Developmental Healthcare
  • Provide education on health-related topics as requested by community groups, parents, and other partners. When working in the Family Care Connection (FCC) Department, will provide pre and post natal medical home supervision and referral support.
  • Plan of goals and strategies for children with medical conditions. (FCC nurse also works on family goal plans).
  • Conduct formal and informal (on-the-spot) in-service training and mentoring of teachers and child care staff regarding medical and developmental issues of children at-risk
  • Provide teaching and consultation to teachers and others in group settings regarding general healthcare promotion and prevention techniques (i.e., universal health precautions)
  • Provide direct teaching and service to children, teachers, and parents in classrooms and in community settings by modeling individualized medical and healthcare procedures. (When working in the FCC, maintains hands-on pediatric skills with a bi-annual rotation through a Primary Care Center).
  • Liaison with the child's primary care physician for feedback and approval of the healthcare plan.
  • Offer healthcare representation on school and agency health advisory groups that develop policies for children with medical needs.
  • Assist in conducting research on healthcare outcomes in early childhood settings.
  • Assist in writing grants and gaining interagency contract.

Qualifications

Interpersonal skills required working in a team effort.Ability to work independently and demonstrated decision making abilities.Excellent oral and written skills.Ability to coordinate, prioritizes, organize and meet deadlines. 
  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred.
  • 3 years of experience in community health, public health, school, or balanced clinical and non-traditional settings.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Driver's License
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $22.01 to $38.18 / hour

    Union Position: No

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