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Clinician -- Med/Surg 3200

Description

Are you interested in working at Magnet designated UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital? Only 7% of hospitals nationwide have achieved Magnet designation… and we’re one of them! For more than a century, UPMC Magee has been caring for patients through all stages of their lives, and we are looking for the next talented employee to join our team.

We are hiring a full time Clinician to support our Med/Surg 3200 unit. 3200 is a 24 -bed medical-surgical telemetry unit that cares for a wide variety of medical and post-op patients to include short stay patients.  Although we are a women’s hospital, we care for both women and men in a compassionate, supportive, high tech environment, utilizing protocols to enable both patient and staff safety.  Our post-op patients may be recovering from orthopedic, vascular, urological, gynecological, or bariatric surgeries. Due to the wide variety of services we offer and medical conditions we see, 3200 is a great fit for graduate nurses and nurses seeking to build broad knowledge and/or gain new experience.

Responsibilities:

- Develops and maintains productive working relationships internally and externally by building teams and relationships through mentoring and modeling uplifting and positive communication.

-Coaches colleagues on cultural diversity and addresses workplace horizontal violence and impairment.

-Demonstrates accountability to self and others for safe work hours, time management and healthy lifestyles.

- Demonstrates knowledge of performance improvement tools and techniques.

-Continuously improves the quality of care and the work environment of outcomes and the integration of research and best practices into daily work.

-Shares learning from improvements with other units and/or spreads across the business unit or system.

- Demonstrates interest in the development of others and positively impacts the lives of patients/families, peers, and members of the healthcare team through mentoring, education, and knowledge sharing.

-Actively participates in the role of preceptor for student nurses, nurse interns, graduate and experienced nurses and assists with the development of new preceptors in their role.

-Mentors and role models quest for continuous learning through formal education and the development of others.

-Seeks opportunities to share expertise with other members of the healthcare team within and beyond the clinical unit/department.

- Incorporates national professional organization as well as business unit and health system's goals to improve patient safety, quality, and satisfaction of the patient experience in daily work.

-Creates a caring and compassionate patient focused experience by building healing relationships with patients, families, and colleagues.

-Disseminates new knowledge and innovations through presentations, posters, and publications.

- Applies nursing knowledge and skills within the framework of Relationship Based Care, using the nursing process to meet the clinical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of the patient and family.

-Demonstrates critical thinking in the analysis of clinical, social, safety, psychological and spiritual issues for the patient care within an episode of care.

-Practices solid verbal and written communication skills and can articulate and translate the patient's condition to other care providers and to negotiate and make recommendations for changes in patient care and unit practices.

-Ensures patient documentation is comprehensive and promotes communication between caregivers.

- Serves as a leader in clinical nursing practice, identifying patient and staff focused opportunities for improvement and leading the change process.

-Identifies, educates, and supports the psychological and learning needs of staff during change and transition.

-Practices participatory leadership and is an active member of shared leadership at the unit, facility, or system level.

-Assumes formal leadership responsibilities for one or more of the following: quality improvement, evidence-based practice, GN or new hire on-boarding.

-Completes and/or assists with staff performance evaluations for direct reports as applicable

 

Qualifications

- Minimum 3 years of nursing experience required.

- 2 years of Med/Surg or Stepdown experience HIGHLY preferred

- Master's degree preferred. BS/BSN required. If BS degree is not in nursing, a Master's or higher degree in Nursing is required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

- Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in practicing state.

- National Certification preferred.

- CPR 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 33 with renewal

- Act 34 with renewal

- Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal


  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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