Professional Staff Nurse, BSN - Emergency Department

in Pittsburgh, PA

Professional Staff Nurse, BSN - Emergency Department Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID


  • Req #


  • Organization

    UPMC Passavant

  • Department

    Emergency Dept

  • Job Category


  • Job Location

    9100 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237, US

  • Job Type

    Full-Time - Regular

  • Shift


  • Salary

    27.54 - 34.61 / HOUR

  • Remote



is dedicated to providing each patient with the right care, in the right way,
at the right time, every time. Our nurses are essential partners in that
mission, enhancing the patient experience at UPMC with positivity and
integrity. Join us as we provide Life Changing Medicine to our community.

ANCC Magnet designated UPMC Passavantcurrently hiring a Professional
Staff Nurse to support the Emergency Department at our McCandless

The department requires a minimum
of 1-2 years of nursing experience. Experience in an Emergency Department setting is preferred.
Our RNs work a rotating schedule
to ensure 24/7 coverage on the floor, including holiday and weekend requirements.

As a nurse at UPMC, you will find: 

  • Competitive wages, with the highest BSN differential in the
    greater Pittsburgh area
  • An incomparable benefits package, including tuition reimbursement
  • Top clinicians, leading researchers, and the most modern equipment
    and technology in health care today

Professional Staff Nurse is a valued step in the UPMC nursing career ladder,
with opportunities for continued growth and advancement.Title and salary will be
determined based upon education and nursing experience. 


  • Applies the
    nursing process within the framework of Relationship Based Care to create
    a healing environment. Formulates daily 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.

  • Demonstrates
    critical thinking in the identification of clinical, social, safety,
    psychological, and spiritual issues for the patient within an episode of

  • Practices
    solid 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. Patient
    documentation is comprehensive and promotes communication between

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

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


  • 1-2 year of experience.
  • Prior emergency experience preferred
  • BSN preferred
  • Completion of UPMC student nurse internship or student clinical transitions course at UPMC preferred.
  • 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.
  • Critical thinking, analytical and problem solving abilities required as related to various aspects of patient care.
  • Good clinical judgment.
  • 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 Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse.
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.
  • Act 33, 34, 73 required within 30 days of hire ACLS, PALS, and NIMS required within 6 months of hire.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) NIH Stroke Scale (NIH) National Incident Management System Incident Command National Incident Management System Introduction Course Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Registered Nurse (RN) Registered Nurse (RN) OR Temporary Practice Permit (TPP) Act 33 with renewal Act 34 with renewal Act 73 FBI Clearance
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Additional Information

Who We Are

<p>At UPMC, we're all here for the same reason - to provide outstanding care. From nursing to finance, pharmacy to software development, each of us contributes in our own way, in our own career path. </p><p>We encourage growth through leadership development, skill building, and continuing education, so that employees can explore their interests and define their careers, while always playing a part in life changing medicine. And, while our opportunities vary, we remain united by the same values across our system:
</p><ul><li>Quality &amp; Safety</li><li>Dignity &amp; Respect</li><li>Caring &amp; Listening</li><li>Responsibility &amp; Integrity</li><li>Excellence &amp; Innovation
</li></ul><p>If you too are driven by these values, we’re ready for you. Find your ideal job at UPMC today!</p>

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