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Registered Nurse (RN) - Med Surg
UPMC McKeesport
Mckeesport, PA

$25-43/hour
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McKeesport Nursing Opportunities


Are you a Nurse who is passionate about delivering the best care possible? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of your patients? Answer your calling while building your career at UPMC. We offer various opportunities for personal skill-building, professional development, and continued education. If you're ready to take on new challenges, explore this opportunity with us today! The Staff Nurse is a valued step in the UPMC nursing career ladder, with opportunities for continued growth and advancement. Title and salary will be determined based upon education and nursing experience. About the Staff Nurse Role: The Staff Nurse is a Registered Nurse and a member of the care delivery team. The Staff Nurse is responsible to set the standards for the level and quality of care. The Staff Nurse has responsibility, authority and accountability for the provision of nursing care. The 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 Staff Nurse encompasses leadership, partnership, collaboration and supervision. The 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 Staff Nurse demonstrates a commitment to the community and to the nursing profession. Responsibilities: * Develops and maintains productive working relationships internally and externally by demonstrating accountability for actions, enthusiasm, motivation, and commitment to patients and colleagues. * Maintains a conscious balance between work and personal life. Models safe work hours, time management, and a healthy lifestyle. * Communicates with peers and management any safety hazards identified in the workplace. * 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 a 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 patient care within an episode of care. * Practices solid communication skills and can articulate and translate the patient's condition to other care providers and negotiate and make recommendations for changes in patient care and unit practices. * Demonstrates knowledge of adult learning principles (and/or teaching children if applicable) and applies the principles to the 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. * 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. Qualifications: Qualifications * 0 - 1 years of experience * 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 and 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 the application of the nursing process. * Mobility and visual manual dexterity. Physical stamina for frequent walking, standing, lifting, and positioning of patients. * BSN preferred. * Completion of UPMC student nurse internship or student clinical transitions course at UPMC preferred Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances: * Current Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). * Temporary Practice Permit (TPP). Graduate Nurses must complete the licensure examination within 4 months of hire or within one year of graduation- whichever comes first. 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. * UPMC-approved national certification is preferred. * NIH Certification will be required within 6 months of hire. * CPR is 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). * Act 34 and 73 with renewal. UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran

Pay

Average Pennsylvania Staff Position Pay

$51.47/hour

The average salary for a Med Surg is 12% higher than the US average of $45.

Estimate based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.