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RN/Physician Referral Center - Evening Shift

  • Job ID: 019243287
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Weekday 3p-11p; Weekend 9a-9p
  • Shift: Evening Job
  • Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
  • Department: PHYSICIAN REFERRAL CNTR
  • Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $27.17 to $42.45 / hour

Description

UPMC Williamsport has an opening for a RN in the Physician Referral Center. This position is Full-Time and the hours are 3p-11p on week day shifts and 9a-9p for Weekend Shifts. In this position, you would be required to work every other weekend. 

The Registered Professional Nurse (RN) will utilize professional nursing theory and the nursing process to facilitate and coordinate physician referrals into Susquehanna Health. This professional will demonstrate competence in administering these responsibilities in accordance with nursing standards of care and organizational policy and procedure and age specific requirements of each individual patient.

Responsibilities:
  • Actively practice behaviors associated with SH Service Excellence expectations. Smile at and greet everyone enthusiastically, treat everyone with respect, dignity and C.A.R.E. Be an ambassador for Susquehanna Health. Provide the best C.A.R.E. for our patients no matter what.
  • Assume responsibility for personal development and education.
  • Obtains confirmation of required health information, including insurance information.
  • Know and follow all organizational/departmental policies/procedures.
  • Maintains a communication log to track and monitor physician referrals into Susquehanna Health.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities related to optimum comprehensive and safe patient care within the Emergency Department.
  • Maintains BLS, ACLS and PALS provider status.
  • Use of protocols, algorithms, and guidelines to systematically address and assess patient needs:Asses and prioritize the urgency of patient needs, develops a collaborative plan of care with the referring physician and the Physician specialist (including counseling and the coordination of care),and evaluates outcomes of physician referrals
  • Incorporate leading/evidence-based practice in quality/safety into every day work. Commit to high quality,safe work; encourage others to have similar standards. Identify processes/systems that could lead to inefficient practices, unsafe conditions, errors or adverse events. Avoid shortcuts to ensure quality and safety measures are not circumvented. Encourage patient and family involvement in processes involving patient safety. Speak up with other service partners to ensure high quality and safety. Report serious events/incidents per policy.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of patient placement, disease and health care management, and appropriate physician specialty referral process.
  • Assesses, plans implements and evaluates the plan of care of all age groups in a Physician Referral Center setting.
  • Continue to maintain competencies in ED/Critical Care nursing within Susquehanna Health.
  • Utilizes the nursing process to coordinate referrals for individual patients/defined patient populations through telecommunications media

Qualifications

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Registered Nurse licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania RequiredAHA BLS for Healthcare Providers required at hire

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal
  • Two years of nursing experience required.

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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