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Senior Profess Staff Nurse/Quality Assurance

  • Job ID: 845102725
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Susquehanna The Green Hom
  • Department: Nursing Administration
  • Location: 37 Central Avenue, Wellsboro PA 16901
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $30.66 to $46.13 / hour

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 Quality Assurance nurse to join our team.  This position will work day shift, 8:00 am to 4:30 p.m.


This position is eligible for a generous sign on bonus!

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. The Senior Professional Staff Nurse, in collaboration with the Unit Manager, and other health care professionals, applies competent clinical knowledge and skills to achieve quality care outcomes. The Senior 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 Senior Professional Staff Nurse also 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.
  • Learns to incorporate national professional organization as well as business unit and health system's goals to improve patient safety, quality and satisfaction. 
  • 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. 
  • Professionally accepts assignments that gradually increase patient load and complexity.
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • Actively engages in clinical development and/or RN residency program for new hires. 
  • Seeks professional development and involvement through membership in a professional nursing organization and/or reading professional literature on a regular basis.

Qualifications

Candidates with two years experience and 2 standard contributions OR a certification and 1 standard contribution are highly preferred. Candidates with less than two years experience and/or without 2 standard contributions OR a certification and 1 standard contribution may be considered; job title and salary will be based upon qualifications and career ladder requirements. 

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR or BLS within 30 days of beginning employment.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 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal
  • OAPSA

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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Our Values

At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

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