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Professional Staff Nurse, Hospice IPU (Canterbury Place)

  • Job ID: 905404651
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Rotating
  • Facility: Family Hospice & Palliative Care OP
  • Department: Hsp West RN Inpatient
  • Location: 310 Fisk Street, Pittsburgh PA 15201
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $27.14 to $41.60 / hour

Description

 UPMC Family Hospice is Hiring a Full-Time Registered Nurse (RN) to join its team in Canterbury Place Inpatient Unit!

This position will be rotating shifts 7A-7P and 7P-7A.

**This position is eligible for up to a $15,000 sign on bonus to those who qualify**

Join the team that’s providing the highest quality of home health care in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic medical center, UPMC Senior Services 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 in your community 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:

  • Assesses patient needs in relation to symptom management, comfort, emotional and psycho-social problems. Develops a Multidisciplinary Plan of Care to ensure that professional standards are met and that care is implemented in the most optimal way.
  • Maintains a continuing and confidential record of patient's care, progress and outcomes in compliance with federal, state and FHPC regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Provides direct patient care by administering oral, intramuscular, and intravenous medications and by performing a variety of treatments and procedures to assure comfort and symptom control.
  • Determines daily work schedule to ensure excellent quality of patient care and maximum number of patient visits per day.
  • Determines the need for assignment of a licensed practical nurse and/or home health aide or other health care professional and coordinates their participation in the patient's care.
  • Evaluates the Plan of Care and implements and/or coordinates changes as necessary. Involves the interdisciplinary team in discussion of the patient's needs and implementation of changes.
  • Provides home health teaching and appropriate counseling for the patient and family regarding the unique care needs of the patient.

 

Qualifications

  • Associates degree or diploma in nursing from an approved school of nursing required.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • 1-2 years in an acute care facility preferred.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • UPMC approved national certification preferred.
  • Current Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse.
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Automotive Insurance
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Driver's License
  • Registered Nurse (RN)

    UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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