UPMC Professional Staff Nurse- 2B Maternity in Jamestown, New York

Description

UPMC Chautauqua WCA, a 317-licensed bed hospital, was chartered in 1885 and is Southwestern New York’s largest non- for- profit healthcare provider, offering an extensive range of inpatient and outpatient acute rehabilitation services.The hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission, The American Association of Blood Banks, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, American College of Radiology, Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL), CEO Roundtable on Cancer Gold Standard Employer for 2015, and approved by the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) Commission on Cancer (CoC).

UPMC Chautauqua at WCA is currently hiring a Part Time Professional Staff Nurse to support the Maternity Department.

This position will work a variable schedule.

The Professional Staff Nurse 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 establishes relationships with physicians, other care providers, patients, and patients’ families in order to achieve desired patient outcomes throughout the continuum of care.

A Registered Nurse 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.

As a nurse at UPMC, you will find:

·Competitive wages, with the highest BSN differential in the greater Pittsburgh area

·An incomparable benefits package, including tuition reimbursement

·Top clinicians, leading researchers, and the most modern equipment and technology in health care today

The Professional Staff Nurse is a valued step in the UPMC nursing career ladder, with opportunities for continued growth and advancement; Graduate Nurses are encouraged to apply.

Title and salary will be determined based upon education and nursing experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Applies the nursing processwithin the framework of Relationship Based Care to create a healingenvironment. Formulates daily goals and a plan of care for patients thatinvolves the patient as partner and considers the individual needs of thepatient in a holistic manner.

Demonstrates critical thinking in the identification of clinical, social, safety, psychological, and spiritual issues for the patient 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.

Creates a caring and compassionate patient-focused experience by building healing relationships with patients, families, and colleagues.

Incorporates national professional organization as well as business unit and health system goals to improve patient safety, quality, and satisfaction.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of adultlearning principles (and/or teaching children if applicable) and appliesin teaching of patients, families, students, and new staff. Providesdetailed and appropriate teaching to patients and families to effectivelyguide them through the episode of care as well as transition to anotherlevel of care and/or home.

Creates an environment of open dialogue, inquiry, and continuous development by asking for feedback and improving practice.

Supports the development of students, new staff, and colleagues; may serve as preceptor.

  • Actively participates indepartment or unit-specific quality improvement efforts. Identifiesopportunity 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.

  • Demonstrates accountability forprofessional development that improves the quality of professionalpractice and the quality of patient care.

Actively participates in unit-based shared governance and goal setting, and supports the change and transition process to improve quality of care and the practice environment. Adapts to change and demonstrates 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.

Participates in work that improves patient care and the professional practice environment.

Communicates with peers and management any safety hazards identified in the workplace.

  • Develops and maintains productiveworking relationships internally and externally by demonstratingaccountability for actions, enthusiasm, motivation, and commitment topatients 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.

Qualifications

  • Minimum six months of RNexperience.

  • OB experience preferred.

  • BSN preferred.

  • Must be able to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge and skills necessaryto provide care and/or interact appropriately to the ages of the patientsserved by his/her assigned unit as specified below.

  • Knowledge of the principles ofgrowth and development over the life span.

  • Ability to assess data reflectiveof the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information neededto identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specificneeds and to provide the care needs as described in the department policyand procedures.

  • Ability to establish andmaintain positive, caring relationships with executives, managers,physicians, non-physician providers, ancillary and support staff, otherdepartments, and patients/families.

  • Ability to work productivelyand effectively within a complex environment, handle multiple/changingpriorities and specialized equipment.

  • Good clinical judgment withcritical thinking, analytical, and problem solving abilities required asrelated to various aspects of patient care.

  • Critical thinking skillsnecessary to exercise and to lead others in application of the nursingprocess.

  • Mobility and visual manualdexterity.

  • Physical stamina for frequentwalking, standing, lifting, and positioning of patients.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Basic Life Support

  • Registered Nurse

    UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individualswith Disabilities

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