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Job Description

Job Title: Sr. Professional Staff Nurse, BSN - Flex Full Time - Cranberry PACU
Job ID: 820765373
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Flex
Hours: 6A-2:30P, 7:30A-4P, 8:30A - 5:00P
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Passavant Cranberry
Department: PACU Cranberry
Location: 3 St Francis Way, Cranberry Township PA 16066

Description

UPMC is dedicated to providing each patient with the right care, in the right way, at the right time, every time. Our nurses are essential partners in that mission, enhancing the patient experience at UPMC with positivity and integrity. Join us as we provide Life Changing Medicine to our community.

 

ANCC Magnet Recognized UPMC Passavant is currently hiring a Sr. Professional Staff Nurse to support the PACU at our Cranberry Location.

 

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

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. 

 

Hours: This position will work a flex schedule, and will have start times of 6AM, 7:30AM, and 8:30AM.

 

*Candidates must have prior ICU or PACU experience to qualify! The Sr. Professional Staff Nurse is a valued step in the UPMC nursing career ladder, with opportunities for continued growth and advancement. Title and salary will be determined based upon education and nursing experience.


Purpose:

The Senior Professional Staff Nurse is a Registered Nurse and a member of the care delivery team. The Senior Professional Staff Nurse is responsible to set the standards for the level and quality of care. The Senior Professional Staff Nurse has responsibility, authority and accountability for the provision of nursing care. The Senior 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 Senior Professional Staff Nurse encompasses leadership, partnership, collaboration and supervision. The Senior 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 Senior Professional Staff Nurse demonstrates a commitment to the community and to the nursing profession.

Responsibilities:
  • Applies the nursing process within the framework of Relationship Based Care to create a healing environment. 
  • Formulates daily goals and a plan of care for patients that involves the patient as partner and considers the individual needs of the patient in a holistic manner. 
  • Practices solid communication skills, and is able to articulate and translate the patient's condition to other care providers and to negotiate and make recommendations for changes in patient care and unit practices.
  • Patient documentation is comprehensive and promotes communication between caregivers. 
  • Demonstrates critical thinking in the identification of clinical, social, safety, psychological and spiritual issues for the patient care within an episode of care. 
  • Incorporates national professional organization as well as business unit and health system's goals to improve patient safety, quality and satisfaction of the patient experience in daily work. 
  • Creates a caring and compassionate patient focused experience by building healing relationships with patients, families and colleagues.
  • Identifies opportunities for clinical quality as well as workplace improvement.  
  • Applies evidence based practice as a regular aspect of professional practice. 
  • Serves on or leads teams that launch innovations in patient care or support a healthy workforce.
  • Demonstrates a passion for developing others, enthusiastically and expertly precepts students, graduate nurses and new hires.  
  • Analyzes clinical and behavioral situations, identifying learning opportunities to improve patient care practices. Regularly seeks feedback on performance and applies continuous professional improvement.
  • Supports continuous learning in the clinical area by sharing research, materials from professional organizations, presenting on the unit, supporting journal clubs, etc.
  • Serves as a role model of professional nursing practice by serving as a recognized unit leader in one or more of the following areas: clinical expertise, teacher, specialized resource nurse, and/or evidence based practice. 
  • Consistently gives appropriate feedback to all members of the health care team and participates in the nursing peer review process.
  • Promotes change that enhances the quality of patient care and the unit environment.  
  • Serves on teams and leads successful teams as a part of daily practice.
  • Demonstrates highly developed clinical assessment and analytical skills within the context of Relationship Based Care.  
  • Actively participates in shared governance at unit level and serves on hospital-wide councils.
  • Builds and mends relationships among colleagues within the framework of a healthy workplace. 
  • Role models keen cultural awareness including preventing and addressing horizontal violence and impairment. 
  • Maintains a conscious balance between work and personal life through prioritization and delegation of responsibilities.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years experience. 
  • BSN preferred. 
  • Prior ICU or PACU experience required.
  • Must obtain a Solid/Strong/Good or higher on a Professional Staff Nurse Performance Evaluation to be promoted to this level.  
  • Must maintain a Solid/Strong/Good or higher on annual performance evaluation to maintain status. 
  • 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. 
  • Exemplary 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:
  • Current Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse. UPMC approved nursing certification preferred. 
  • Annual completion of 2 professional contributions selected from department, hospital or system goals, and approved by your Unit Director OR certification and 1 professional contribution selected from department, hospital or system goals, and approved by your Unit Director as set forth through UPMC's My Nursing Career Ladder.
  • Certification not required if Master's in nursing or DNP is held.
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.
  • acls and pals = 12 months 
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) OR Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR
  • Registered Nurse (RN
  • Act 33
  • Act 34
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $30.36 to $43.84 / hour

Union Position: No

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