Charge RN - Nights - UPMC Cole Place Job
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1001 E. Second Street
Coudersport, PA 16915, US
Full-Time - Regular
10:45 p.m. to 7:15 a.m.
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you dedicate yourself to caring for others every day. In return, we want to
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· Maintains the standards of
nursing care and implements the policies and procedures of the Hospital and
Nursing Department, including its philosophy, mission and values.
· Assesses the patient’s
condition and nursing needs, determines outcomes and prescribes appropriate
nursing actions to meet those outcomes and the physical, psychological, social
and rehabilitative needs of the patient including discharge planning. Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to
meet the outcome needs of the individual patient.
· Reports pertinent
observations and reactions regarding patient to the appropriate person (i.e.,
physicians, director, nurse manager, charge nurse and/or nursing supervisor)
and records those observations accurately and concisely.
· Assigns nursing care to team
members in accordance with patient needs and the personnel’s capabilities and
qualifications and assigns other duties as needed.
· Administers medications to
and performs treatments on assigned patients.
· Directs, supervises and
evaluates nursing care provided to patients.
· Assists physicians with
special tests and procedures, such as thoracentesis, lumbar tap, etc.
· Participates in the
economical utilization of supplies and ensures that equipment is maintained in
a clean and safe manner.
· Participates in the
orientation of new personnel and performance evaluations of the nursing staff.
· Assists team members in
giving care to patients or administers direct care when professional nursing
skills and judgement are needed.
· Coordinates nursing care of
patients when scheduled for therapy or procedures by other departments.
· Establishes and maintains
communications and utilizes teaching opportunities with patients and other
· Assists with or institutes
emergency measures for sudden adverse developments in patients, such as cardiac
· Participates actively in
committees for the improvement of nursing care.
· Possesses skills necessary to
provide care/services appropriate to the age of the patients served.
· Involved in surveillance and
ensuring the patient safety culture at UPMC Cole. Reports patient safety concerns and events.
· Exhibits accountability and
contributes to patient safety.
· Assesses and monitors
patient’s level and response to pain.
· Educates patients in pain
management and its impact on patient outcome.
· A Registered Nurse who has
taken a basic arrhythmia class and completed the competency will be expected to
do telemetry monitoring in the ICU, if floated there.
· Performs telemetry
monitoring, as required.
· Hourly rounding on patients
· Maintain a good relationship
with superiors and subordinates.
· Establish priorities and
handle situations in a systematic, organized manner and utilize all available
· Effectively supervise and
coordinate work of subordinates.
· Delegate responsibility to
appropriate individuals and in appropriate situations.
· Appropriately seek
consultation with decision making.
· Utilize and manage time
· Tactful in situations with
all levels of personnel, professionals and visitors.
· Shows sound judgement in
situations and formulating realistic solutions.
· Responsible for performing
direct patient care.
· Ensures hourly patient
rounding being completed.
The above reflect the general duties
considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as
identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the
work requirements which may be inherent in the position.
- Registered Nurse
- Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation OR Basic Life Support
- Act 33
- Act 34
- Act 73
- Older Adult Protective Services Act (OAPSA)
opportunity Employer/ Disability/ Veteran.
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