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Job Description

Job Title: Professional Staff Nurse-UPMC Jameson Critical Care Unit (Multiple Positions and Shifts Avaliable)
Job ID: 200000SO
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Rotating
Facility: UPMC Jameson
Department: Critical Care
Location: 1211 Wilmington Avenue, New Castle PA 16105

Description


UPMC Jameson is currently hiring Staff Nurses or Professional Staff Nurses to support the Critical Care Unit.

The critical care unit is a 12-bed unit that provides care to adult and geriatric patients. We provide care to a wide range of patients with diagnosis such as Sepsis, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Acute Renal Failure, post PCI (radial and femoral approach), general surgery, thoracic surgery, and urologic surgery. We have a high volume of ventilator patients. Our unit also has the capability to do Neurology Tele-Medicine in every patient room so that the patient may be assessed by a neurologist not in the hospital setting. Our unit goal is the integration of UPMC Core Values into all care delivery and unit relationships (quality and safety; dignity and respect; caring and listening; responsibility and integrity; excellence and innovation).

As a nurse at UPMC, you will find: 

• Competitive wages, with the highest BSN differential in the greater Pittsburgh area 

• An incomparable benefits package, including tuition reimbursement 

• Top clinicians, leading researchers, and the most modern equipment and technology in health care today 

https://www.upmc.com/careers/nursing/careers/benefits

UPMC offers a very clearly defined Nursing Career Ladder to promote growth throughout your Nursing Career. Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title and salary from the My Nursing Career Ladder based on their individual experience and education. Please note that the below salary may vary pending years of experience and education of the selected candidate.  

https://www.upmc.com/careers/nursing/careers/registered-nurse   


The Staff Nurse and Professional Staff Nurse is a valued step in the UPMC nursing career ladder, with opportunities for advancement and continued growth. Apply today!  

Purpose:
The Professional Staff Nurse is a Registered Nurse (RN) 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 Professional Staff Nurse has responsibility, authority and accountability for the provision of nursing care. The Professional 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 Professional Staff Nurse encompasses the beginnings of leadership, partnership, collaboration and supervision. The Professional 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 Professional Staff Nurse begins to demonstrate a commitment to the community and to the nursing profession.





Qualifications

Minimum six months of RN experience.
BSN preferred.

Must be able to demonstrate:
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.
Knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.
Ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's 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.
Good clinical judgment with critical thinking, analytical, and problem solving abilities required as related to various aspects of patient care.
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.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Current Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse. 
  • UPMC approved national certification preferred. 

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $24.46 to $35.28 / hour

Union Position: Non Union

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UPMC VALUES

At UPMC, our shared goal is to create a cohesive, positive, experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. If you too are driven by these values, you may be a great fit at UPMC!

QUALITY & SAFETY
DIGNITY & RESPECT
CARING & LISTENING
RESPONSIBILITY & INTEGRITY
EXCELLENCE & INNOVATION

UPMC provides a total rewards package that can help you achieve the goals you have for your career and your personal life. Whether you want to learn a new skill through a training course, reach personal health and wellness targets, become more involved in your community, or follow a career path that provides you with the right experience to be successful, UPMC can help you get to where you want to be.


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