Clinician Fellow, BH- Child And Adolescent I

Upmc Pittsburgh , PA 15201

Posted 2 weeks ago

Description

Are you an experienced nurse looking to take the next step in your career? Are you interested in remaining in direct patient care but also wish to assist with leading members of a clinical team? The Clinician/Clinician Fellow role may be an ideal step forward in your career. UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital is seeking a dynamic leader to assist in the clinical care and management of our Child and Adolescent unit.

The Child/Adolescent I unit is a 26-bed unit which specializes in the treatment of behavioral and emotional problems of children and adolescents typically between 3 and 18 years old.

Clinician and Clinician Fellow level candidates will be considered for this role. The title and pay rate (minimum rate for Clinician is $35.53) for these positions may vary depending on nursing education level and years of nursing/leadership experience).

  • The Clinician Fellow, Behavioral Health is a highly developed role model of professional nursing practice with focused expertise and accountabilities in one or more of the following: expert clinical practice, teaching/development, and/or evidence based practice. This role partners with management in the achievement of a culture of excellence in professional nursing practice and patient care.

  • The Clinician Fellow,Behavioral Health under the direction of the Unit Director or Department Manager, assists in the completion of employee evaluations, selection and hiring of staff, and in performance management. The Clinician Fellow has the authority, responsibility, and shift accountability for the delivery of nursing care through the use of the nursing process.

  • The Clinician Fellow,Behavioral Health in collaboration with other health care professionals, applies superior clinical knowledge and skills to achieve quality patient care outcomes.

  • The Clinician Fellow, Behavioral Health is responsible for providing service-based education and clinical expertise for staff including orientation and training, consultation on practice issues and general coordination of clinical activities on a shift basis. They must demonstrate the knowledge and skills to provide care that is relevant to patients under their care, as well as apply principles of growth and development over the life span.

  • The Clinician Fellow, Behavioral Health also must possess the ability to assess and interpret patient data needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age specific needs. The Clinician Fellow demonstrates a commitment to the community and to the nursing profession.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

  • Assists the Unit/Department Leader with the peer review process.

  • 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.

  • Practices solid verbal and written communication skills, and is able to 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.

  • Patient documentation is comprehensive and promotes communication between caregivers.

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

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

Qualifications

Clinician Fellow:

  • Minimum 2 years experience.

  • BSN required, either at time of hire/transfer, or must be enrolled in a program within one year of hire/transfer date and completed within three years of enrollment.

  • MSN or CNL preferred.

  • Psychiatric Nursing experience preferred.

  • Leadership experience preferred.

  • Demonstrated competence as a Professional Staff Nurse/Psychiatric Nurse

  • The individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and/or interact appropriately to the ages of the patients served by his/her assigned unit as specified below.

  • They must also demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patients status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs and to provide the care needs as described in the department policy and procedures.

  • Ability to establish and maintain positive, caring relationships with executives, managers, physicians, non-physician providers, ancillary and support staff, other departments, and patients/families.

  • Ability to work productively and effectively within a complex environment, handle multiple/changing priorities and specialized equipment.

  • Exemplary 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 others in application of the nursing process.

  • Mobility and visual manual dexterity.

  • Physical stamina for frequent walking, standing, lifting and positioning of patients

Clinician:

  • Minimum 3 years experience.

  • BSN required/MSN or CNL preferred.

  • Demonstrated competence as a Professional Staff Nurse.

  • The individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and/or interact appropriately to the ages of the patients served by his/her assigned unit as specified below.

  • They must also demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patients status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs and to provide the care needs as described in the department policy and procedures.

  • Ability to establish and maintain positive, caring relationships with executives, managers, physicians, non-physician providers, ancillary and support staff, other departments, and patients/families.

  • Ability to work productively and effectively within a complex environment, handle multiple/changing priorities and specialized equipment.

  • Exemplary 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 others in application of the nursing process.

  • Mobility and visual manual dexterity.

  • Physical stamina for frequent walking, standing, lifting and positioning of patients.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

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)

  • Comprehensive Crisis Management (CCMC)

  • 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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