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Pittsburgh Travel RN - Psychiatric - Temporary

  • Job ID: 210002U2
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Temporary
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Rotating
  • Facility: Corporate Health Services
  • Department: SNR SWAT
  • Location: , Pittsburgh PA
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $50 to $50 / 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.
  • Opportunities to grow in your career at UPMC
  • Highly competitive compensation with an hourly rate at $50.00/hr (with an additional $2-3 an hour in shift differential)
  • Flexible work schedules that fit into your lifestyle needs
  • Opportunity to gain highly desirable skills and exposure to specialties/equipment/electronic health records that build an impressive resume and career

 

Temporary RNs are needed for a 90-day assignment as part of UPMC’s SWAT (“Supplemental Work and Transition”) team; this assignment is specific to Psychiatric Care/Behavioral Health nursing.

 

The SWAT nurse role is utilized to provide clinical support to clinical areas throughout all UPMC facilities that have a high need for supplemental staffing. Our largest area of need for behavioral health nurses is currently at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital in the Oakland area of Pittsburgh (however, we also have behavioral health services through most UPMC hospitals).   

 

Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of our patients’ and their loved ones? Come join us to work alongside some of the brightest, most dedicated healthcare champions in the world and gain varied skill sets along with highly desirable professional experiences.   

 

Responsibilities:

  • Performs point of care testing per unit (i.e., glucose monitoring, urinalysis, Hemocults.)
  • Adheres to Nursing Standards and Policies including ANA Standards for Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing, ANA Professional Code for Nurses, the WPIC policies and procedures and the Nurse Practice Act.
  • 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 in application of the nursing process. 
  • Performs a nursing assessment and initial plan of care within 8 hours of patient's admission.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of DSM IV diagnosis as evidenced by individual, group and milieu therapeutic interventions.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated competence in professional nursing practice. 
  • One year nursing experience required. 
  • Must be able to pass all UPMC required testing for Registered Nurses. 
  • SWAT Nurses must agree to be available to work 80 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. NIH/NIHSS required within 60 days of hire.

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Certified National Institute of Health Stroke or National Institute of Health Stroke Scale Certification
  • Registered Nurse

 

(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.

   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct