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RN – Northwestern PA Travel

  • Job ID: 210002GH
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Rotating
  • Facility: Corporate Health Services
  • Department: 81594 PAG00 Sys Nur Res Ops SWAT
  • Location: 2200 Memorial Drive, Farrell PA 16121
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $40.60 to $40.60 / hour

Description

At UPMC, we’re all here for the same reason — to make Life Changing Medicine happen. Join our team and you will play a unique and important role in our mission to change healthcare for the better.

 

Why Join UPMC?

We don’t just take care of patients — we take care of our team, too. And we have the data to prove it. In addition to the benefits you’d expect from an industry leader you can expect:

 

  • AWARD-WINNING WORKPLACE: Ranked #1 for Best Places to Work for Women & Diverse Managers. And 2020 Corporate Equality Index.
  • A recent study showed that UPMC benefits are 20% higher in value than other healthcare providers in our market.
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Highly competitive compensation with an hourly rate at $40.60/hr (with an additional $1-3 an hour in shift differential)
  • Flexible work schedules that fit into your lifestyle needs
  • Ability to gain experience from multiple hospitals throughout the UPMC system.
  • Opportunity to gain highly desirable skills and exposure to specialties/equipment/electronic health records that build an impressive resume and career

 

UPMC is actively seeking med-surg/stepdown, telemetry, multi-specialty, acute care, ICU/CCU RNs interested in joining our SWAT (“Supplemental Work and Transition”) North nursing team. 

 

 

This SWAT RN is also eligible for a sign-on bonus! -

  • 1+ years of experience: 2-year commitment $10,000

*Current UPMC employees are not eligible for the sign-on bonus program.

 

 The permanent full-time SWAT nurse role is utilized to provide clinical support to clinical areas throughout Northwestern PA UPMC facilities that have a high need for supplemental staffing. The SWAT nurse has the authority, responsibility, and shift accountability for the delivery of nursing care through the use of the nursing process.

 

Nurses must be willing to work at North UPMC facilities at UPMC Horizon campus' (Farrell & Greenville, PA), UPMC Hamot (Erie, PA), UPMC Jameson (New Castle, PA), UPMC Northwest (Seneca, PA) and accept regular rotational assignments as determined by the SWAT team leadership. Assignments are typically 6 weeks in length and travel requirement is approximately 50% of assignments.
 

Want to learn more about what a SWAT nurse does and the advantages this career path offers?  Check out our SWAT RN nursing blog from someone who loves their position.


Responsibilities:

  • Assume the responsibility of charge nurse as needed when staffing requires an experienced staff nurse.
  • Function independently with one day orientation, unless otherwise specified. Maintain critical thinking skills, analytical and problem-solving abilities as related to various aspects of patient care. Cultivate professional relationships and communication in the clinical environment.
  • Prior training in two areas of nursing and/or is willing to be trained in two different specialty areas of nursing as designated by SWAT team supervisor.
  • Must be flexible in scheduling to the requirements of the unit assigned.
  • Utilize nursing process in managing the care of patients including assessment, interdisciplinary planning, implementation, evaluation of patient care, teaching and discharge planning.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated competence in professional nursing practice. 
  • 2 years nursing experience required. 
  • Must be able to pass all UPMC required testing for Registered Nurses. 
  • SWAT Nurses must agree to be available to work 72 hours in a bi-weekly pay period, including but not limited to: day, night, weekend and holiday shifts. SWAT nurses will be willing and able to report for work at all UPMC facilities.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire 
  • PA RN license
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • NIH Stroke Scale (NIH) OR National Institute of Health Stroke Scale Certification
  • Registered Nurse (RN)

 

(To be acquired after offer acceptance and before start date – we will provide instructions on how to obtain):

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance


UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

 

At UPMC, we strive to ensure that diversity, inclusion, dignity, respect, and cultural awareness is at the core of everything we do. By fostering an environment where every member of our team has a voice, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, age, or culture, we aim to emphasize a simple point: who you are is important, and who you are has a place at UPMC

Total Rewards

More than just competitive pay and benefits, UPMC’s Total Rewards package cares for you in all areas of life — because we believe that you’re at your best when receiving the support you need: professional, personal, financial, and more.

Our Values

At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

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