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Nurse (RN) Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine Oakland M-F

  • Job ID: 808180357
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: Anes CPC
  • Location: 3459 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $25.30 to $38.96 / hour

Description

Purpose:
The Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine is hiring an outpatient nurse for its Center for Perioperative Care (CPC) clinic located at Montefiore. This is an exempt position with a Monday through Friday, 7:30a – 4:00p schedule. This nurse’s primary role will be care management of surgical patients across various specialties to improve clinical outcomes. The nurse will coordinate care among the CPC team, referring surgeons, primary care physicians, and other specialists to provide a personalized plan for each patient based on his or her respective medical and surgical risk. Plans may include preoperative risk optimization via clinical pathways; preoperative testing per Anesthesia Testing Guidelines; coordination of specialty anesthesia care; coordination of postoperative specialty care; facilitation of discharge planning; and goals of care discussions. There will be limited direct patient care involved in this role.  Sign-on bonus, if applicable 

Responsibilities:

  • Actively participates in department or practice-specific quality improvement efforts. Identifies opportunity for quality improvement to colleagues and management. Takes personal responsibility in improving patient satisfaction with the quality of care and service. Utilizes research and evidence-based practice to support improvement in clinical care identifies research issues or articles related to clinical specialty or areas of interest
  • 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. Good 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.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of adult learning principles (and/or instructing children if applicable) and applies in teaching of patients, families, students, and new staff. Provides detailed and appropriate teaching to patients and families to effectively guide them through the episode of care both in the office setting and via phone/written communication when at home. Supports the development of students, new staff and colleagues. Creates an environment of open dialogue, inquiry, and continuous development by asking for feedback and improving practice.
  • Formulates 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. Triages patient situations and coordinates care with physician. 

Qualifications

  • The individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and/or interact appropriately to the ages of the patients served by his/her assigned unit as specified below. They must also demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs and to provide the care needs as described in the department policy and procedures.
  • Minimum six months experience preferred.
  • BSN preferred.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) OR 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

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.  

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