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UPMC Registered Nurse (RN) Mechanicsburg, Vascular Surgery in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Description

UPMC Vascular Surgery is opening a brand new office in Mechanicsburg and looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) to join their team. In addition to working in a new building, you will be joining a family oriented team, with leadership that values your work life balance. The team will function together as one.

Hours : Monday - Friday 7:30am - 4:30pm. NO EVENINGS, NO WEEKENDS, NO HOLIDAYS, NO ON-CALL!

Responsibilities:

  • Phone triage. Triages patient situations and coordinates care with physician.

  • Complete all post op phone calls

  • Pre-surgery phone calls and case management ensuring all labs, tests, etc are completed, medications are stopped and instructions given for day of procedure

  • Act as a physician and patient liasion, advocating for patients when needed

  • Room patients at times when needed

  • Provides detailed and appropriate teaching to patients and families to effectively guide them through the episode of care both in the office setting and via phone/written communication when at home.

  • Supports the development of students, new staff and colleagues. Creates an environment of open dialogue, inquiry and continuous development by asking for feedback and improving practice.

  • Formulates 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.

  • Assist physician with all aspects of patient care including assessment, evaluation and education.

  • 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 office practices.

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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of adult learning principles (and/or teaching children if applicable) and applies in teaching of patients, families, students and new staff.

  • Demonstrates accountability for professional development that improves the quality of professional practice and the quality of patient care.

  • Develops and maintains productive working relationships internally and externally by demonstrating accountability for actions, enthusiasm, motivation and commitment to patients and colleagues.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of cultural differences and holds peers accountable for healthy relationships.

  • Patient documentation is comprehensive and promotes communication between caregivers.

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

Qualifications

  • Minimum six months experience preferred

  • BSN preferred

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in practicing state.

CPR Certification, UPMC approved national certification preferred. CPR 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)

  • Registered Nurse (RN) OR Temporary Practice Permit (TPP)

  • Act 33 with renewal

  • Act 34 with renewal

  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

REQNUMBER: 579046516

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