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Professional Staff Nurse- Cardiovascular Operating Room

Company: UPMC - Pittsburgh Medical Center
Location: Erie
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionUPMC Hamot's Cardiovascular Operating Room is searching for a Registered Nurse to add to their team!
The CVOR Team covers Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular cases in the Operating Room and also works collaboratively with the main OR Team to maintain staffing levels. OR experience required. This position will work Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with shared call hours during off shifts and weekends.
We have a 17 suite operating room that offers wide variety of specialties from Robotics, Kidney Transplants, Trauma and almost everything in between. We provide high quality care for both our elective and urgent patients from infant to geriatrics. You are provided an opportunity to work with world class surgeons and anesthesiologists from all over the country. Join our life saving team!
At UPMC, we're passionate about continuing to support your growth throughout your nursing journey. We offer a robust career ladder for bedside nursing that starts with Professional Staff Nurse and leads to Expert Nurse and beyond. The final job title and rate of pay will be based upon both individual qualifications and candidate choice. Any required certifications and contributions based on job title will be afforded a timeframe to obtain. Our competitive career ladder, as well as our Total Rewards package, will be discussed at time of offer to ensure you can make the choices that are right for you. The minimum rate of pay for a non-BSN Professional Staff Nurse is $31.10.
UPMC is committed to investing in nurses like you – financially, personally, and professionally – starting on day one of your career. From tackling student loans to advancing your career later in life, UPMC is the partner you need to succeed and thrive in your nursing career.
Here's how we support our nurses:
· Generous Sign-On Bonus for experienced nurses of up to $15,000 (Amount and eligibility based on type of nursing role and candidate experience)
· UPMC's Monthly Loan Repayment program, exclusively for 2022-2024 nursing graduates, offering $20,000* in loan repayment paid over three years (*Eligible flex full-time RN roles to receive prorated amount)
· Up to five and a half weeks of Paid Time Off annually, plus seven paid holidays each year
· Dedicated career ladders allowing you to achieve your highest potential while rewarding you for your experience and advanced education
· Tuition reimbursement of up to $6,000 per academic year at any accredited institution, available to employees and their dependents (plus discounts for UPMC employees including no cost RN-BSN/MSN options!)
Sign-On Bonus Details (Full Time or Flex Full Time status)• $15,000 sign-on bonus available for nurses with over one year of experience


Job title and salary will be determined based upon qualifications and career ladder requirements.
The Professional Staff Nurse OR is a Registered Nurse and a member of the care delivery team. The Professional Staff Nurse OR is responsible to set the standards for the level and quality of care. The Professional Staff Nurse OR has responsibility, authority and accountability for the provision of nursing care. The Professional Staff Nurse OR manages and provides patient care activities for a group of patients and their families through the application of independent judgment, communication and collaboration with all team members. The role of the Professional Staff Nurse OR encompasses leadership, partnership, collaboration and supervision. The Professional Staff Nurse OR establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with physicians, other health care providers, patients and their families, to achieve desired patient outcomes throughout the continuum of care. The Professional Staff Nurse OR demonstrates a commitment to the community and to the nursing profession.

Responsibilities:


  • Demonstrates accountability for professional development that improves the quality of professional practice and the quality of patient care. Actively participates in unit-based shared governance, goal setting and supports the change and transition process to improve quality of care and the practice environment. Serves as a highly engaged and full partner on the care team and responds willingly to care team member needs for assistance and partnership. Participates in work that improves patient care and the professional practice environment. Adapts to change and demonstrates flexibility with the change process.
  • 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 care 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. Incorporates national professional organization as well as business unit and health system's goals to improve patient safety, quality and satisfaction. Creates a caring and compassionate patient focused experience by building healing relationships with patients, families and colleagues.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of adult learning principles (and/or teaching children if applicable) and applies in teaching of patients, families, students and new staff. Provides detailed and appropriate teaching to patients and families to effectively guide them through the episode of care as well as transition to another level of care and/or home. Supports the development of students, new staff and colleagues, may serve as a preceptor. Creates an environment of open dialogue, inquiry and continuous development by asking for feedback and improving practice.
  • Actively participates in department or unit-specific quality improvement efforts. Identifies opportunity for quality improvement to colleagues and management. Takes personal responsibility in improving patient satisfaction with the quality of care and service. Utilizes research and evidence-based practice to support improvement in clinical care: identifies research issues or articles related to clinical specialty or areas of interest, discusses opportunities for quality improvement at multidisciplinary rounds, and influences patients' plans of care.
  • Develops and maintains productive working relationships internally and externally by demonstrating accountability for actions, enthusiasm, motivation and commitment to patients and colleagues. Demonstrates an understanding of cultural differences and holds peers accountable for healthy relationships. Maintains a conscious balance between work and personal life. Models safe work hours, time management and healthy lifestyle. Communicates with peers and management any safety hazards identified in the workplace.
  • Performs scrub role (requirement for RNs hired on or after July 1, 2023).
  • *Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.*Performs other duties as assigned.

    • 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 patient's 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.
    • Zero to two years of experience.
    • BSN preferred.
    • 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.
    • Good 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:

      • UPMC approved national certification preferred.
      • 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.
      • Graduate nurses 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 33 with renewal
      • Act 34 with renewal
      • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

        UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

        If you would like to discuss this opportunity and more with a Recruiter for Hamot Nursing and Nursing Support, you can schedule an appointment to meet with us during our virtual office hours! We are available Mondays and Wednesdays 8AM-10AM, 12PM-2PM, 5PM-7PM. We are also available every first Saturday of the month by request, please email morrisonlm2@upmc.edu to request Saturdays.
        Please click this link to schedule an appointment: Hamot Recruiter Office Hours Scheduling

Keywords: UPMC - Pittsburgh Medical Center, Erie , Professional Staff Nurse- Cardiovascular Operating Room, Healthcare , Erie, Pennsylvania

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