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UPMC Casual Multi-Unit Resource Nurse - UPMC Shadyside in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Join UPMC Shadyside as a Casual Multi-Unit Resource Nurse!

  • About UPMC Shadyside: A 3x Magnet-designated teaching hospital and center of ongoing, cutting-edge research and education.

  • Experienced RNs: Casual positions available

Apply now for a fulfilling nursing career! If having questions, book a time with the Recruiter to learn more about the unit!

Book time with Leven, Natalie M: UPMC Shadyside Nursing Recruiter 1:1 (https://outlook.office.com/bookwithme/user/8ce00fcad6614afcb4d3af69bfed8b19@upmc.edu/meetingtype/svrwce7hmugxut6wgxi68g2?anonymous&ep=mcard)

About Shadyside Resource Pool:

The Resource Pool is a highly trained, team-oriented group of nurses. Shadyside’s Resource Pool provides ad hoc staffing solutions for nursing units that are reflective of their census and acuity at the time. Working in the Resource Pool you must be especially flexible, knowledgeable, and responsive. Ongoing education is valued, supported, and encouraged making it a great unit for nurses seeking to expand their clinical knowledge.

  • High-Acuity Patients: Patients on this unit require staff members who are highly motivated, encouraging, and driven to provide patients with the best possible experiences and outcomes.

  • Career Advancement: Professional development initiatives and leadership support empower nurses to become active and respected participants within the interprofessional team that provides evidence-based, compassionate care to our patients.

  • Fast-Paced Teamwork: Our Registered Nurses work rotation shifts including weekends and holidays to ensure 24/7 coverage on the floor.

UPMC's Nursing Career Ladder:

  • Growth Opportunities: From Professional Staff Nurse to Senior Professional Staff Nurse and beyond.

  • Tailored Compensation: Based on qualifications and individual preferences. The final job title and pay rate will be based upon individual qualifications and candidate choice.

  • Total Rewards Package: Discuss choices during the offer process.

Responsibilities:

Build Relationships:

  • Foster positive relationships with colleagues and patients.

  • Understand cultural differences and promote healthy interactions.

  • Maintain work-life balance and prioritize safety.

Effective Teaching:

  • Apply adult learning principles to educate patients, families, and staff.

  • Guide patients through care transitions and provide detailed teaching.

  • Support colleagues’ development and create an open learning environment.

Holistic Patient Care:

  • Use the nursing process within Relationship Based Care.

  • Set daily goals and consider individual patient needs.

  • Communicate effectively with care providers and document comprehensively.

Professional Growth:

  • Actively engage in shared governance and quality improvement.

  • Adapt to change and contribute to improving patient care.

  • Enhance patient satisfaction through evidence-based practices.

  • 1 year of RN experience is required, with ICU RN experience strongly preferred

  • An Associates Degree in Nursing, BSN, or MSN is required.

  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills needed to provide care and interact with all ages of patients. Understand the principles of growth and development over the lifespan.

  • Establish and maintain positive, caring relationships with patients and their families, executives, managers, physicians, non-physician providers, ancillary and support staff, and other departments.

  • Work productively and effectively in an environment with changing priorities that require specialized skills.

  • Think critically to analyze and problem-solve to deliver the best patient care. Use sound clinical judgment and problem-solving to deliver quality patient care when it matters most.

  • Understand, apply, and champion nursing best practices.

  • Ability to work productively and effectively within complex environments and handle multiple/changing priorities and specialized equipment.

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

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

  • ACLS within 12 months of hire

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • CPR is required based on AHA standards that include both didactic and skills demonstration within 30 days of hire.

  • Registered Nurse (RN)

  • Current licensure either in the state where the facility is located or, if the facility is in a state covered by the multistate Nursing Licensure Compact (NLC) agreement, a multistate license issued by a participating NLC state.

  • Hires and current employees working on an out-of-state NLC license who later change their residency to the state where the facility is also located will have 60 days upon changing their residency to apply for licensure within that state.

  • UPMC-approved national certification preferred.

  • Act 34

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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