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UPMC Weatherwood Manor is hiring a Part-time staff Nurse! Apply today to become a future life-changer!

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Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title and salary from the Career Ladder based on their individual experience and education.

The Professional Staff Nurse has the authority, responsibility, and shift accountability for the delivery of nursing care through the use of the nursing process. The Professional Staff Nurse, in collaboration with the Unit Manager, and other health care professionals, applies competent clinical knowledge and skills to achieve quality care outcomes. The Professional Staff Nurse must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care that is relevant to residents under their care, as well as apply principles of growth and development over the life span. The Professional Staff Nurse also must possess the ability to assess and interpret resident data needed to identify each resident's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs .

Responsibilities:

Actively engages in clinical development and/or RN residency program for new hires.

Requests opportunities to learn the safe, accountable, and autonomous practice from more experienced nurses.

Seeks, accepts, and utilizes performance feedback from peers, preceptors, and unit/department Leaders as a learning opportunity and to improve practice.

Demonstrates enthusiasm for continuous learning and identifies and creates a plan for the continuation of learning and development.

Identifies patient and family needs for education and provides basic education to support the episode of care.

Seeks professional development and involvement through membership in a professional nursing organization and/or reading professional literature on a regular basis.

Demonstrates a basic knowledge of research, how it affects practice and who/what resources are available to assist with evidence-based practice by asking questions, demonstrating interest, and participating in unit-based journal clubs.

Clinical practice demonstrates knowledge of how quality and innovation impact patient satisfaction, safety, and clinical quality outcomes. Identifies opportunities for improvement in the clinical area.

Utilizes nursing process in managing the care of residents including assessment, interdisciplinary planning, and implementation, evaluation of resident care, teaching, and discharge planning utilizing evidence-based standards of nursing practices.

Provides basic psychosocial support and counseling.

Collaborates with physician and care team to ensure quality resident care.

Reports and records all changes observed in the condition or behavior of residents in accordance with documentation practices and policies.

Complies with established medication use policies, safety policies, and procedures including standard infection control.

Demonstrates accountability for professional development that improves the quality of professional practice and the quality of patient care.

Makes recommendations for the improvement of clinical care and the health of the workplace and welcomes and participates in change initiatives.

Leads by investing and building healthy relationships among colleagues and other disciplines.

Shows the ability to set priorities and demonstrates an understanding of shared governance and begins participating at the unit level.

Begins to serve as an engaged member of a team supporting colleagues in service to patients and families and may participate in task forces or other initiatives.

Demonstrates the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with all members of the health care team.

Begins to demonstrate awareness of cultural diversity, horizontal violence, and impairment in the health professions.

Cares for patients and self by supporting safety in the workplace.

Applies basic 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.

Communicates effectively, both verbally and in the documentation.

Demonstrates critical thinking in the identification of clinical, social, safety, and spiritual issues within the episode of care.

Learns to incorporate national professional organization as well as business unit and health system's goals to improve patient safety, quality, and satisfaction.

Formulates a plan of care and daily goals that consider individual patient needs.

Demonstrates initiative and seeks formal and informal opportunities to improve clinical practice.

Seeks guidance and asks questions to continuously improve nursing practice.

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

Identifies ethical situations within patient care or within the workplace and seeks assistance. Professionally accepts assignments that gradually increase patient load and complexity.

Qualifications

Minimum 6 months of nursing experience required

Long term care experience preferred

BSN preferred

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

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

Basic Life Support OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Registered Nurse

Act 34

OAPSA

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

REQNUMBER: 174403588


Job Details:

Posted Date : 2022-04-21

Expiry Date : 2022-07-21

Job type : Part Time

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