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Job Description

Job Title: Senior Prof Staff Nurse - Senior Communities - $5k or $10k Sign On Bonus
Job ID: 696214307
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 2:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Shift: Evening Job
Facility: UPMC Muncy Valley Long Term Care
Department: SKILLED NURSING UNIT LTC
Location: , Muncy PA

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.

 

UPMC provides a Total Rewards package that few employers can match and includes exciting offerings like paid Parental Leave, Tuition Assistance, and employer perks and discounts just to name a few, in addition to a competitive benefits package!

 
We are seeking a Registered Nurse to join our team and support our evening shift. This position includes an every other weekend rotation and a holiday rotation schedule.
 
A generous sign-on bonus is being offered!

Sign-On Bonus Details 
  • $10,000 sign-on bonus available for nurses with over two years of experience
  • $5,000 sign-on bonus available for Graduate Nurses and nurses with two years or less of experience
The Senior Professional Staff Nurse has the authority, responsibility, and shift accountability for the delivery of nursing care through the use of the nursing process. In collaboration with the Unit Manager, and other health care professionals, applies competent clinical knowledge and skills to achieve quality care outcomes. 
 
The Professional Staff Nurse must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care that is relevant to residents under their care, as well as apply principles of growth and development over the life span. The Professional Staff Nurse must possess the ability to assess and interpret resident data needed to identify each resident's requirements relative to his or her age specific needs.


Responsibilities:
  • 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. 
  • 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. 
  • 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. 
  • Demonstrates a basic knowledge of research, how it affects practice and who/what resources are available to assist with evidence based practice by asking questions, demonstrating interest, participating in unit-based journal clubs. 
  • Clinical practice demonstrates knowledge of how quality and innovation impacts patient satisfaction, safety, and clinical quality outcomes. 
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement on the clinical area. Utilizes nursing process in managing the care of residents including assessment, interdisciplinary planning, and implementation, evaluation of resident care, teaching and discharge planning utilizing evidence-bases standards of nursing practices. 
  • Provides basic psychosocial support and counseling. 
  • Collaborates with physician and care team to ensure quality resident care. 
  • Reports and records all changes observed in condition or behavior of residents in accordance with documentation practices and policies. 
  • Complies with established medication use policies, safety policies and procedures including standard infection control.
  • Demonstrates accountability for professional development that improves the quality of professional practice and the quality of patient care. Makes recommendations for the improvement of clinical care and the health of the workplace and welcomes and participates in change initiatives. 
  • Leads by investing and building healthy relationships among colleagues and other disciplines. 
  • Shows the ability to set priorities and demonstrates an understanding of shared governance and begins participating at the unit level. 
  • Begins to serve as an engaged member of a team supporting colleagues in service to patients and families and may participate in task forces or other initiatives.
  • 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. 
  • Identifies patient and family needs for education and provides basic education to support the episode of care.  

Qualifications

Minimum 2 years of nursing experience required BSN preferred. UPMC approved certification required - Nurses holding a Master's degree are exempt from certification Professional contribution required.  Long Term Care experience preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
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)
  • Act 34
  • Act 33
  • Act 73
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act (OAPSA)

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $30.66 to $46.13 / hour

    Union Position: No

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