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Professional Staff Nurse (Personal Care)

Description

Sherwood Oaks is hiring a full-time Professional Staff Nurse for their Personal Care Unit!  Personal Care provides home-like living for seniors who need more help than what is available in their homes. 

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. 

The shift for this position is 7am - 3:30pm

Responsibilities:
  • Actively engages in clinical development and/or RN residency program for new hires
  • 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
  • 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
  • Seeks professional development and involvement through membership in a professional nursing organization and/or reading professional literature on a regular basis
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Shows the ability to set priorities and demonstrates an understanding of shared governance and begins participating at the unit level
  • 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
  • Learns to incorporate national professional organization as well as business unit and health system's goals to improve patient safety, quality and satisfaction
  • 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

Qualifications

  • Minimum 6 months nursing experience required 
  • Long term care experience preferred 
  • BSN preferred

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
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 34
  • OAPSA

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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