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Sr. Profess Staff Nurse, BSN - 6 South

Company: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Location: Erie
Posted on: June 16, 2019

Job Description:

DescriptionUPMC Hamot is currently hiring a Full-Time Senior Professional Staff Nurse, BSN to support the 6 South Medical-Surgical step down department at our UPMC Hamot medical center location.6 South is a 45- bed Medical-Surgical unit, with 11 beds dedicated as Step Down to higher acuity patients. This acuity blended unit provides post-operative adult care for Cardiothoracic, Vascular and Gastric Bypass/Weight Loss surgical patients. The unit also serves patient populations requiring telemetry or oxygen monitoring.Our RNs work a rotating schedule to ensure 24/7 coverage on the floor to ensure quality patient care.Sign-On Bonus Details (Full Time or Flex Full Time status)* $10,000 sign-on bonus available for nurses with over two years of experience* $5,000 sign-on bonus available for Graduate Nurses and nurses with less than two years of experience* Part Time status positions are also eligible for sign-on bonus at a prorated amount - $5,000 for experienced nurses with over 2 years of experience, and $2,500 for GNs and nurses with less than 2 years of experienceThe Senior Professional Staff Nurse is a Registered Nurse and a member of the care delivery team. The Senior Professional Staff Nurse is responsible to set the standards for the level and quality of care. The Senior Professional Staff Nurse has responsibility, authority and accountability for the provision of nursing care. The Senior Professional Staff Nurse 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 Senior Professional Staff Nurse encompasses leadership, partnership, collaboration and supervision. The Senior Professional Staff Nurse 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 Senior Professional Staff Nurse demonstrates a commitment to the community and to the nursing profession.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. 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. Demonstrates critical thinking in the identification 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.* Builds and mends relationships among colleagues within the framework of a healthy workplace. Role models keen cultural awareness including preventing and addressing horizontal violence and impairment. Maintains a conscious balance between work and personal life through prioritization and delegation of responsibilities.* Demonstrates a passion for developing others, enthusiastically and expertly precepts students, graduate nurses and new hires. Analyzes clinical and behavioral situations, identifying learning opportunities to improve patient care practices. Regularly seeks feedback on performance and applies continuous professional improvement. Supports continuous learning in the clinical area by sharing research, materials from professional organizations, presenting on the unit, supporting journal clubs, etc.* Identifies opportunities for clinical quality as well as workplace improvement. Applies evidence based practice as a regular aspect of professional practice. Serves on or leads teams that launch innovations in patient care or support a healthy workforce.* Serves as a role model of professional nursing practice by serving as a recognized unit leader in one or more of the following areas: clinical expertise, teacher, specialized resource nurse, and/or evidence based practice. Consistently gives appropriate feedback to all members of the health care team and participates in the nursing peer review process. Promotes change that enhances the quality of patient care and the unit environment. Serves on teams and leads successful teams as a part of daily practice. Demonstrates highly developed clinical assessment and analytical skills within the context of Relationship Based Care. Actively participates in shared governance at unit level and serves on hospital-wide councils.Qualifications* 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.* Minimum 2 years experience.* BSN preferred.* Must obtain a Solid/Strong/Good or higher on a Professional Staff Nurse Performance Evaluation to be promoted to this level.* Must maintain a Solid/Strong/Good or higher on annual performance evaluation to maintain status.* Annual completion of a VP approved professional contribution selected from one of the corporate nursing goals. Must have VP approval for promotion. 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:Current Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse. UPMC approved nursing certification preferred. Annual completion of 2 professional contributions selected from department, hospital or system goals, and approved by your Unit Director OR certification and 1 professional contribution selected from department, hospital or system goals, and approved by your Unit Director ? as set forth through UPMC?s My Nursing Career Ladder. Certification not required if Master?s in nursing or DNP is held. CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hireACLS within 1 year of hire or transfer date* Act 34 Criminal Clearance* Advanced Cardiac Life Support* Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation* Registered NurseUPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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