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Job Description

Job Title: Professional Staff Nurse, Hospice (Weekend - Daylight)
Job ID: 853214239
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 9AM - 9PM
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Family Hospice & Palliative Care OP
Department: Hsp West RN Visiting
Location: 103 Yost Blvd., Pittsburgh PA 15221

Description

UPMC is currently hiring a Full Time Weekend Daylight Nurse to join the Hospice team in Mt. Lebanon!


This position will work Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 9A-9P. The home office is located in Mt. Lebanon. This position will require travel to appointments (Community Residence, Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Etc.). Mileage for travel will be reimbursed.


Join the team that’s providing the highest quality of home health care to patients in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic medical center, UPMC Senior Services has demonstrated a continued commitment to keeping both our patients and our employees safe and healthy, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.


Make a true impact in your community on our home health team, 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.


Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title and salary from the My Nursing Career Ladder based on their individual experience and education.



Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes and adjusts nursing care process as indicated to ensure optimal patient care. 
  • Initiates, coordinates and evaluates patient and family centered health teaching. 
  • Establishes the plan of care in collaboration with the physician, patient and UM Professional in accordance with the physician orders and patient needs. 
  • Advises and consults with family and other agency personnel, as appropriate. 
  • Completes documentation including visit assessment, OASIS, 485 and Verbal Orders accurately and promptly on the laptop device or in written documentation while in the patient's home and within the agency's and regulatory standards. 
  • Data syncs (transmits) information same day.
  • Assigns other nursing personnel, including LPNs and Aides to assist in the appropriate delivery of services as ordered on the plan of care to the patient.
  • Coordinates case management activities within a multi disciplinary health care team to insure appropriate delivery of services to patient. 
  • Initiates, coordinates and insures ongoing communication with the physician and other members of the health care team.

 

Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing required.

Bachelor's degree preferred.

CHPN certification preferred.

Minimum 6 months experience.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Licensure/Certification: Palliative/Hospice nurse certification-Preferred

CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Automotive Insurance
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Driver's License
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 33
  • Act 34
  • OAPSA

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $26.31 to $38.18 / hour

    Union Position: No

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