Clinician - Adult Acute Care (UPMC Presbyterian/12S)

Clinician - Adult Acute Care (UPMC Presbyterian/12S)

UPMC | Pittsburgh, PA, 15222, US

Posted 23 days ago

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**Clinician - Adult Acute Care (UPMC Presbyterian/12S)**

This position is eligible for a generous sign-on bonus!

Sign-On Bonus Details:

$15,000 sign-on bonus available with a two-year commitment to UPMC

Combine your leadership skills and nursing experience to take the next step of your career!  In this role, you will lead our Adult Acute Care Unit 12S. If you're a natural people-person passionate about developing team members and making an impact in the world of healthcare, we invite you to join our team and apply today!

For the experienced nurse who wishes to broadly impact patient care and clinical practice as a leader and change agent, the Clinician role is an ideal step forward. UPMC Presbyterian, **a Magnet designated hospital,** is currently hiring a full-time **Clinician for our 12S Adult Acute Care Floor** . The Clinician is a valued step in the UPMC nursing career ladder, with opportunities for advancement and continued growth. You're already a role model. It's time to lead. Apply today!

**About the Position:**

**12 South at UPMC Montefiore** is a 30-bed acuity adaptable General Medicine Unit. Our diverse patient population of both step-down and monitored patients can include hepatology, urology, endocrinology, post-surgical complications, pulmonary, infectious disease and many more. This teaching unit is a great fit for graduate nurses and nurses seeking to gain inpatient experience and/or expand their clinical knowledge. Our RNs work a rotating schedule. Our partnership with our medical teaching teams include daily multidisciplinary bedside rounds and collaboration with discharge planning.

The Clinician is a highly developed role model of professional nursing practice with focused expertise and accountabilities in one or more of the following: expert clinical practice, teaching/development, and/or evidence based practice. This role partners with management in the achievement of a culture of excellence in professional nursing practice and patient care. The Clinician, under the direction of the Unit Director or Department Manager, assists in the completion of employee evaluations, selection and hiring of staff, and in performance management. The Clinician has the authority, responsibility, and shift accountability for the delivery of nursing care through the use of the nursing process. The Clinician, in collaboration with other health care professionals, applies superior clinical knowledge and skills to achieve quality patient care outcomes. The Clinician is responsible for providing service-based education and clinical expertise for staff including orientation and training, consultation on practice issues and general coordination of clinical activities on a shift basis. They must demonstrate the knowledge and skills to provide care that is relevant to patients under their care, as well as apply principles of growth and development over the life span. The Clinician also must possess the ability to assess and interpret patient data needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his or her age specific needs. The Clinician demonstrates a commitment to the community and to the nursing profession.


+ Develops and maintains productive working relationships internally and externally by building teams and relationships through mentoring and modeling uplifting and positive communication. Coaches colleagues on cultural diversity and addresses workplace horizontal violence and impairment. Demonstrates accountability to self and others for safe work hours, time management and healthy lifestyles.

+ Demonstrates knowledge of performance improvement tools and techniques. Continuously improves the quality of care and the work environment of outcomes and the integration of research and best practices into daily work. Shares learning from improvements with other units and/or spreads across the business unit or system.

+ Demonstrates interest in the development of others and positively impacts the lives of patients/families, peers, and members of the healthcare team through mentoring, education, and knowledge sharing. Actively participates in the role of preceptor for student nurses, nurse interns, graduate and experienced nurses and assists with the development of new preceptors in their role. Mentors and role models quest for continuous learning through formal education and the development of others. Seeks opportunities to share expertise with other members of the healthcare team within and beyond the clinical unit/department.

+ Incorporates national professional organization as well as business unit and health system's goals to improve patient safety, quality, and satisfaction of the patient experience in daily work. Creates a caring and compassionate patient focused experience by building healing relationships with patients, families, and colleagues. Disseminates new knowledge and innovations through presentations, posters, and publications.

+ Applies nursing knowledge and skills within the framework of Relationship Based Care, using the nursing process to meet the clinical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of the patient and family. Demonstrates critical thinking in the analysis of clinical, social, safety, psychological and spiritual issues for the patient care within an episode of care. Practices solid verbal and written communication skills and can 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. Ensures patient documentation is comprehensive and promotes communication between caregivers.

+ Serves as a leader in clinical nursing practice, identifying patient and staff focused opportunities for improvement and leading the change process. Identifies, educates, and supports the psychological and learning needs of staff during change and transition. Practices participatory leadership and is an active member of shared leadership at the unit, facility, or system level. Assumes formal leadership responsibilities for one or more of the following: quality improvement, evidence-based practice, GN or new hire on-boarding. Completes and/or assists with staff performance evaluations for direct reports as applicable.


+ **Minimum 3 years of nursing experience. BS/BSN required.**

+ Master's degree preferred.

+ If BS degree not in nursing, a Master's or higher degree in Nursing is required.

+ Demonstrated competence as a Professional Staff Nurse.

+ 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.

+ Must 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 their 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.

+ Exemplary 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:**

+ Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse in practicing state.

+ 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)

**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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