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Staff Nurse (Skilled Nursing)

Description

Sherwood Oaks in Cranberry Township is hiring a part-time Staff Nurse to support the Skilled Nursing department! If you pride yourself on being a passionate, reliable, and enthusiastic nurse, we invite you to apply today!


Purpose:

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. 

This is a part-time position.  The shift is 3 p.m to 11 p.m.

Responsibilities:
  • 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
  • Requests opportunities to learn safe, accountable and autonomous practice from more experienced nurses
  • Seeks, accepts and utilizes performance feedback from peers, preceptors and unit/department Leaders as a learning opportunity and to improve practice
  • 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
  • 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-based standards of nursing practices
  • 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 practice and polices
  • Complies with established medication use policies, safety policies and procedures including standard infection control
  • 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

Qualifications

  • 0-1 year nursing experience
  • BSN preferred
  • LTC 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 hireMust 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.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Registered Nurse (RN) OR Temporary Practice Permit (TPP)
  • Act 34
  • OAPSA

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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