Staff Nurse

University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center New Castle , PA 16101

Posted 4 weeks ago

Description

Located in New Castle PA, caring and dedicated staff provide comprehensive skilled nursing and rehabilitation services that address the physical, psychological, and social needs of each resident. If you are looking to jump start your career within a skilled nursing and rehab facility apply to Avalon Place today!

This is a Full Time position on the Evening Shift. 230P-11P.

Responsibilities:

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

  • 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 condition or behavior of residents in accordance with documentation practice and polices.

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

  • 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 documentation.

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

Qualifications

0-1 year nursing experience.

BSN preferred.

LTC experience preferred.

Professional Staff Nurse:

Minimum 6 months experience.

BSN preferred.

Staff Nurse:

Zero-one year experience

Completion of UPMC student nurse internship or student clinical transitions course at UPMC preferred.

BSN preferred.

Graduate Nurses that are eligible for the State Board Licensure and Professional Staff Nurses with nursing experience will be considered for this position. Please note that the below salary may vary pending years of experience and education of the selected candidate

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

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

Must complete licensure examination within FOUR MONTHS of hire or within one year of graduation, whichever comes first. Though temporary permits are valid for one year from the date of graduation, not one year from issue of permit (or until the results of the examination are known at which time it becomes null and void), UPMC requires that GNs take the licensure examination within 4 months of their start date or they will be terminated or demoted from the GN position, at the discretion of the BU.

Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Registered Nurse (RN) OR Temporary Practice Permit (TPP) Act 34 OAPSA

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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