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Relief Community Nurse, Sherwood Oaks

Description

Sherwood Oaks is hiring a part-time Relief Community Nurse!  As a Community Nurse, you will be responsible for the wellness programs of residents living in independent apartments, making daily rounds into the community, and assessing residents' needs. If you are a passionate RN who is interested in a career that provides autonomy, we invite you to apply today!

This is a Monday-Friday daylight position that will work rotating 3rd and 4th  weekends and rotating holidays. 

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.



Responsibilities:

 

  • Explain physician's orders to residents to make sure they clearly understand instructions.
  • Provide adequate communication through regular scheduled meetings with the Director of Community Nursing and Health Center Staff to ensure continuity of care and program goals.
  • Supervise professional and non-professional staff in all aspects of the community nursing program.
  • Work a regular schedule and remain available for emergency calls.
  • Exhibit leadership, cooperation and team spirit and act as a role model.
  • Work closely in cooperation with the Medical Office Manager.
  • Check vital signs, change dressings and complete laboratory work for residents as needed.
  • Maintain current CPR/AED certification.
  • Assess residents continually for changes in level of care; initiate Functional Assessment Process when indicated.
  • Initiate interactions with families and other disciplines to keep them informed of status if condition changes. Help resolve family conflict or concerns referring them to appropriate supportive departments.
  • Demonstrate diplomacy and confidentiality when dealing with situations involving residents and employees.
  • Participate in all mandatory in-services and committees as requested; attend seminars/workshops pertinent to responsibilities.
  • Arrange for ancillary and support services i.e. physical therapy, Home Health, Hospice, medical transportation, and take-out meals as needed.
  • Evaluate all emergencies as they occur. Coordinate all necessary services (consults physician, transports to the hospital emergency room, orders diagnostic tests).
  • Display interpersonal skills and good judgment in terms of what and how information is communicated.
  • Understand and effectively execute the fire and disaster plan.
  • Make daily rounds in the community to check on illnesses, accidents, and post hospitalization status.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies.
  • Coordinate pharmacy needs, calling in prescription refills, and refilling medication boxes on a weekly basis for residents who require assistance.

 

Qualifications

Minimum 6 months nursing experience required Phlebotomy skills preferred BSN preferred

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR OR BLS within 30 days of beginning employmentCPR 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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