Professional Staff Nurse -- Labor And Delivery

Upmc Pittsburgh , PA 15201

Posted 2 months ago

Description

This position is eligible for a generous sign-on bonus! If you are an experienced Registered Nurse, now is your moment to find your place at UPMC! Sign-On Bonus Details:

  • $15,000 sign-on bonus available for nurses with over 1 year of experience

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 women through all stages of their lives, and we are looking for the next talented employee to join our team.

We are currently hiring a Full-Time Professional Staff Nurse to support the Labor and Delivery unit at our Oakland location. The Labor & Delivery Department at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC is an extraordinarily high volume maternity unit dedicated to caring for patients experiencing normal/natural child birth, as well as complicated high risk deliveries, patients with drug addictions, and pregnancy loss. The Labor & Delivery Department houses 5 operating rooms and 10 PACU bays directly on the unit. You will work with many different OB disciplines and providers with various approaches to child birth-including family practice physicians, OB attending physicians, and midwives. Previous postpartum or labor & delivery experience is strongly preferred, however candidates with med-surg and/or ICU experience will be considered. Our RNs work a rotating schedule to ensure 24/7 coverage on the floor.

As a nurse at UPMC, you will find:

  • Competitive wages, with the highest BSN differential in the greater Pittsburgh area

  • An incomparable benefits package, including tuition reimbursement

  • Top clinicians, leading researchers, and the most modern equipment and technology in health care today

The Professional Staff Nurse is a valued step in the UPMC nursing career ladder, with opportunities for continued growth and advancement; Graduate Nurses are encouraged to apply. Title and salary will be determined based upon education and nursing experience. Six months experience is required for Professional Staff Nurses.

Responsibilities:

  • Applies the nursing process within the framework of Relationship Based Care to create a healing environment. Formulates daily goals and a plan of care for patients that involves the patient as partner and considers the individual needs of the patient in a holistic manner.

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

  • Practices solid 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.

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

  • Incorporates national professional organization as well as business unit and health system goals to improve patient safety, quality, and satisfaction.

Qualifications

  • Six months of experience preferred. We consider new graduates with no experience.

  • No degree preference- ASN, BSN, MSN all welcome!

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

  • Registered Nurse (RN)

  • Act 33 with renewal

  • Act 34 with renewal

  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

  • OAPSA

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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Professional Staff Nurse -- Labor And Delivery

Upmc