Staff Nurse - The Green Home - Full time/Evenings
Posted on: October 16, 2021
Join the team that’s providing the
highest quality of care to seniors in our communities. With
state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic
medical center, UPMC Senior Communities has demonstrated a
continued commitment to keeping both our residents and our
employees safe and healthy, especially throughout the COVID-19
Make a true impact at our senior
living facilities, where you’ll have the confidence that your care
is clinically backed by a best-in-class health care system and the
rewarding knowledge that you are changing lives every
We are seeking a RN to join our
team and support our evening shift from 2:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.,
including an every other weekend and holiday
A generous sign-on
bonus is being
- $15,000 sign-on bonus
available for nurses with over one year of
- $5,000 sign-on bonus
available for Graduate Nurses and nurses with two years or less of
The Staff Nurse is a Registered
Nurse is a member of the care delivery team. The Professional Staff
Nurse is responsible to set the standards for the level and quality
The Staff Nurse has responsibility,
authority and accountability for the provision of nursing care. The
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
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
Actively participates in department or unit-specific quality
Identifies opportunity for quality improvement to colleagues and
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
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
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
Patient documentation is comprehensive and promotes communication
Incorporates national professional organization as well as business
unit and health system's goals to improve patient safety, quality
Creates a caring and compassionate patient focused experience by
building healing relationships with patients, families and
Demonstrates accountability for professional development that
improves the quality of professional practice and the quality of
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
Participates in work that improves patient care and the
professional practice environment.
Adapts to change and demonstrates flexibility with the change
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.
Develops and maintains productive working relationships internally
and externally by demonstrating accountability for actions,
enthusiasm, motivation and commitment to patients and
Demonstrates an understanding of cultural differences and holds
peers accountable for healthy relationships.
Maintains a conscious balance between work and personal
Models safe work hours, time management and healthy lifestyle.
Communicates with peers and management any safety hazards
identified in the workplace.
- 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.
- 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
- Mobility and visual manual
- Physical stamina for frequent
walking, standing, lifting and positioning of patients.
will be placed in the appropriate job title and salary from the My
Nursing Career Ladder based on their individual experience and
Minimum 6 months experience.
0-1 year experience.
Completion of UPMC student nurse internship or student clinical
transitions course at UPMC 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
Certifications, and Clearances:
UPMC approved national certification preferred. Current
Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse. CPR
required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and
skills demonstration component within 30 days of
- Act 34 Criminal Clearance with
- Basic Life Support or Cardio
- Older Adult Protective Services
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