UPMC Casual Registered Nurse - Inpatient Oncology (UPMC Shadyside / Beckwith Center at Hillman) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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UPMC Shadyside, a Magnet designated hospital, is currently hiring a Casual Registered Nurse to support Beckwith Center at Hillman.
About the Position:
The Beckwith (OPA) nurse assists in transitioning patients from doctors' offices to inpatient. Coordinates admission times and related procedures. Works closely with inpatient and outpatient teams to ensure the patient is receiving care. This nurse must have 3 years of inpatient oncology experience. UPMC chemotherapy classes are required.
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UPMC is committed to investing in nurses like you – financially, personally, and professionally – starting on day one of your career. From tackling student loans to advancing your career later in life, UPMC is the partner you need to succeed and thrive in your nursing career.
Here’s how we support our nurses:
Generous Sign-On Bonus of up to $15,000 (Amount and eligibility based on type of nursing role and candidate experience)
UPMC’s brand new Monthly Loan Repayment Program, exclusively for 2022 nursing graduates, offers $20,000 in loan repayment paid over three years (Eligible flex full-time RN roles to receive prorated amount)
Up to five and a half weeks of Paid Time Off annually, plus seven paid holidays each year
Dedicated career ladders, including a brand-new nursing career ladder added just this year, allowing you to achieve your highest potential while rewarding you for your experience and advanced education
Tuition reimbursement of up to $6,000 per academic year at any accredited institution, available to employees and their dependents (plus discounts for UPMC employees including no-cost RN-BSN/MSN options)
At UPMC, we’re passionate about continuing to support your growth throughout your nursing journey. We offer a robust career ladder for bedside nursing that starts with Professional Staff Nurse and leads to Expert Nurse and beyond. The final job title and rate of pay will be based upon both individual qualifications and candidate choice. Any required certifications and contributions based on job title will be afforded a timeframe to obtain. Our competitive career ladder, as well as our Total Rewards package, will be discussed at the time of offer to ensure you can make the choices that are right for you. The minimum rate of pay for a non-BSN Professional Staff Nurse is $28.90.
3 years of inpatient oncology experience
UPMC Chemotherapy Classes Required
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 Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN)
Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran
Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.
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