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Graduate Nurse Neuro to ICU Transitional Program (UPMC Mercy)

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UPMC

16d ago

💼 Graduate Job

Pittsburgh

AI generated summary

  • You need a BSN and critical thinking skills for this transitional program from Neuro to ICU. CPR, ACLS, and RN license required. Must handle complex environments and establish positive relationships while providing age-specific care.
  • You will support patient care, develop relationships, teach patients, collaborate with colleagues, and continuously improve practice through feedback and professional development.

Graduate Job

HealthcarePittsburgh

Description

  • The Professional Staff Nurse, BSN provides highly competent patient care and treatment while demonstrating empathy and a passion for learning. A role that requires independent judgment, fluent communication, and candid partnership, the Professional Staff Nurse, BSN establishes relationships with physicians, other care providers, patients, and patients’ families to achieve desired patient outcomes throughout the continuum of care.
  • A Professional Staff Nurse, BSN and a member of the care delivery team, you will set the standards for the level and quality of nursing care and possess authority and accountability for its provision. At all times, you will exemplify a commitment to the community and to the nursing profession.

Requirements

  • Zero to two years of experience.
  • BSN required.
  • Those without a BSN will be brought in at the Professional Staff Nurse title and pay rate.
  • 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 patient’s requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs and to provide the care needs as described in the department policy and procedures.
  • 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
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Registered Nurse (RN) OR Temporary Practice Permit (TPP)
  • Act 34

Area of Responsibilities

Healthcare

Responsibilities

  • Develops and maintains productive working relationships internally and externally by demonstrating accountability for actions, enthusiasm, motivation and commitment to patients and colleagues.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrates UPMC Values
  • Provides detailed and appropriate teaching to patients and families to effectively guide them through the episode of care.
  • Displays daily goals and a plan for care for patients that involves the patient as a partner and considers the individual needs of the patient in a holistic manner.
  • Communicates with peers and management any safety hazards identified in the workplace.
  • 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.
  • Illustrates solid communication skills and can articulate and translate the patient condition to other care providers.
  • Incorporates national professional organization as well as business unit and health system’s goals to improve patient safety, quality, and satisfaction.
  • Holds accountability for professional development that improves the quality of professional practice and the quality of patient care.
  • Adapts to change and displays flexibility with the change process.
  • Serves as a highly engaged and full partner on the care team and responds willingly to care team member needs for assistance and partnership.
  • 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.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Pittsburgh