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Professional Staff Nurse, OP

  • Job ID: 906807328
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Daylight shifts 4 ten-hour shifts
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Community Medicine Incorporated
  • Department: Rivers Butler
  • Location: 142 Clearview Circle, Butler PA 16001
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $23.76 to $35.74 / hour

Description

Purpose:

UPMC is hiring immediately for a full-time nurse for the Tri Rivers Team.  You will have flexibility in working four (4) ten-hour shifts. We are a fast-paced multispecialty practice with focus in musculoskeletal care - Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehab, Rheumatology Services.  We are in six offices and support over 40 providers.  If you want to assist in Life Changing Medicine, join us!

We don’t just take of patients – we take care our team, too.  We offer an in-depth training program within all departments that you would be required to work. In this role you will make Life Changing Medicine happen for our patients.  This role is primary at the Butler location and the team will travel to the Cranberry site and potential to other sites. 


Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with the physician in initiate orders for testing, authorization, injections, and other direct patient care. 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. 
  • 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.
  • 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. Assist physician with all aspects of patient care including assessment, evaluation, and education. Demonstrates critical thinking in the identification of clinical, social, safety, psychological and spiritual issues for the patient care within an episode of care. Practices solid communication skills and can articulate and translate the patient's condition to other care providers and to negotiate and make recommendations for changes in patient care and office practices. Patient documentation is comprehensive and promotes communication between caregivers. Incorporates 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 patients, families, and colleagues.
  • Demonstrates accountability for professional development that improves the quality of professional practice and the quality of patient care. Actively participates in practice-based shared governance, goal setting and supports the change and transition process to improve quality of care and the practice environment. Serves as a highly engaged and full partner on the care team and responds willingly to care team member needs for assistance and partnership. Participates in work that improves patient care and the professional practice environment. Adapts to change and demonstrates flexibility with the change process.
  • Develops and maintains productive working relationships internally and externally by demonstrating accountability for actions, enthusiasm, motivation and commitment to patients and colleagues. Demonstrates an understanding of cultural differences and holds peers accountable for healthy relationships. Maintains a conscious balance between work and personal life. Models safe work hours, time management and healthy lifestyle. Communicates with peers and management any safety hazards identified in the workplace.

 

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)

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