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RN - Travel to all Hospitals - ED, Med Surg, ICU, Stepdown ($50/hour)

  • Job ID: 210002PC
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Variable
  • 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)
  • Opportunity to gain highly desirable skills and exposure to specialties/equipment/electronic health records that build an impressive resume and career

 

ED, Med Surg, ICU, and Stepdown RNs are needed as part of UPMC’s SWAT (“Supplemental Work and Transition”) team! External hires to the Surge SWAT RN program can be made on a temporary basis or permanent basis. Those selected for temporary will have the opportunity to continue employment within the UPMC system, contingent upon performance.

 

The Permanent Surge SWAT RN is also eligible for a sign-on bonus! -

  • 1+ years of experience:  2-year commitment $15,000

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

 

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. Assignments/facilities may change on a weekly basis allowing for a great opportunity to build your professional network! 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.   

 

This opportunity also includes:

  • Meal reimbursement
  • If hotel accommodations are needed, they will be arranged by the facility or reimbursed back (Assignment/travel must be 60 miles or more from home address to qualify for overnight accommodations).
  • Mileage reimbursement to any facility greater than 30 miles from your home address
  • Shifts are rotating but you may elect to work straight nights if that is your preference. 

 

 

Want to learn more about what a SWAT nurse does and the advantages this career path offers?  To learn more, 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. 
  • 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