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Nurse Educator, RN Harrisburg Area, Dialysis

  • Job ID: 429433902
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Flex
  • Hours: Primarily Dayshift *see details below
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Hospitals
  • Department: Nursing Prof Develop HBG
  • Location: 111 South Front Street, Harrisburg PA 17105
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $33.30 to $51.60 / hour

Description

UPMC is looking for a RN Nurse Educator to cover dialysis at Harrisburg, Community Osteo, and West Shore Hospitals. This position will be rotating shifts to touch base with all staff and a flex full-time position, 28 hours that will flex up to 40 hours if needed. This position is considered full time and offered full time benefits as well. 

Hours: Primarily dayshift, but will have the requirement to touch base with all shifts, must be available to rotate shifts and precept new staff on all shifts

Responsibilities:

  • Develops and maintains productive working relationships internally and externally by building teams and relationships through mentoring and modeling uplifting and positive communication
  • Identify, communicate and respond to meet the learning needs of nursing staff. Develop, implement and evaluate orientation and continuing education programs based on learning needs, clinical priorities and organizational resources.
  • Actively participates in department or practice-specific quality improvement efforts. Identifies opportunity for quality improvement to colleagues and management. 
  • Take a leading role in major hospital-wide projects.
  • Assume responsibility for complex assignments and view problems as challenges.
  • Apply creative and innovative strategies in problem solving to achieve desired goals.
  • Facilitates student experiences as appropriate.
  • Receive feedback and direction constructively.
  • Serve as a formal and informal mentor for new staff members and mentor new preceptors to be successful in their role.Serve as a resource/consultant for patients, nursing staff and other disciplines in area of specialty.
  • Participate in department-based Performance Improvement projects.
  • Demonstrate a high level of initiative, work independently, and establish priorities to meet department and organizational goals. Obtain and maintain appropriate certifications.
  • Facilitates orientation and general continuing education programs. Utilize nursing process in teaching staff how to manage the care of patients including assessment, interdisciplinary planning, implementation, evaluation of patient care, teaching and discharge planning.
  • Facilitate staff initiatives to improve patient care. Comply with safety policies and procedures including standard precautions. Promotes patient education.
  • Demonstrate awareness of the impact of behavior on the efficient functioning of the department and organization.

 

Qualifications

  • BSN Required (BSN waived if MSN obtained in program not conferring BSNs)
  • Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience
  • Relevant teaching experience

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse either in the state where the facility is located or in a state covered by a licensure compact agreement with the state where the facility is located.

CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

UPMC approved certification preferred

Clearances must be dated within 90 days

  • 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

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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