Job Description

Job Title: Registered Nurse (Multiple Locations)
Job ID: 200000KD
Status:
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Hours:
Shift: Rotating
Facility:
Department:
Location: , Pittsburgh PA

Description

Step up and serve the patients in your neighborhood on UPMC’s team of Life Changers. Join a team that’s going above and beyond to meet the needs of our patients. You’ll be working alongside the best of the best, a group of world-class health care professionals who are coming together to serve.
We need people just like you to join our team on a temporary basis and serve the patients right in your own backyard. Now more than ever, your community needs you.

UPMC is currently hiring Registered Nurses for multiple locations.

The Staff Nurse is a Registered Nurse (RN) or Graduate Nurse (GN) and a member of the care delivery team. The Staff Nurse is responsible to set the standards for the level and quality of care. The Staff Nurse has responsibility, authority and accountability for the provision of nursing care. The Staff Nurse manages and provides patient care activities for a group of patients and their families through the application of independent judgment, communication and collaboration with all team members. The role of the Staff Nurse encompasses the beginnings of leadership, partnership, collaboration and supervision. The Staff Nurse establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with physicians, other health care providers, patients and their families, to achieve desired patient outcomes throughout the continuum of care. The Staff Nurse begins to demonstrate a commitment to the community and to the nursing profession.

Graduate and experienced nurses will be considered. Job title and salary will be based upon qualifications and career ladder requirements.

Responsibilities
• Actively engages in clinical development and/or RN residency program for new hires. Requests opportunities to learn safe, accountable and autonomous practice from more experienced nurses.
• Demonstrates enthusiasm for continuous learning and identifies and creates a plan for the continuation of learning and development. Identifies patient and family needs for education and provides basic education to support the episode of care.
• 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.
• 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.
• Seeks guidance and asks questions to continuously improve nursing practice.
• Creates a caring and compassionate patient-focused experience by building healing relationships with patient, families and colleagues. Identifies ethical situations within patient care or within the workplace and seeks assistance.
• Professionally accepts assignments that gradually increase patient load and complexity.

Qualifications

 • Zero to one year of experience.
• Completion of UPMC student nurse internship or student clinical transitions course at UPMC preferred BSN preferred.
• 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 patients status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs and to provide the care needs as described in the department policy and procedures.
• 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.
• Critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving abilities required as related to various aspects of patient care.
• Good clinical judgment.
• Critical thinking skills necessary to exercise and to lead others in application of the nursing process.
• Mobility and visual manual dexterity. Physical stamina for frequent walking, standing, lifting and positioning of patients.
• Current Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse
• CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
• Must complete licensure examination within FOUR MONTHS of hire or within one year of graduation, whichever comes first. Though temporary permits are valid for one year from the date of graduation, not one year from issue of permit (or until the results of the examination are known at which time it becomes null and void), UPMC requires that GNs take the licensure examination within 4 months of their start date or they will be terminated or demoted from the GN position, at the discretion of the BU.
• Act 34 Criminal Clearance

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
UPMC is an equal opportunity Employer/ Disabilities/ Veteran.

Salary Range: $26.74 to $41.09 / hour

Union Position: No

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