Professional Staff Nurse, SN

in Mercer, PA

Professional Staff Nurse, SN Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    777805

  • Req #

    4160818

  • Job Location

    745 Greenville Road
    Mercer, PA 16137, US

  • Job Category

    Nursing

  • Job Type

    Casual - Limited

  • Shift

    Variable

Description

Located in Mercer PA, Avalon Springs is a modern nursing facility located on a beautiful 40 acre campus. Every day its staff is dedicated to provide residents with the greatest quality of life by caring for the residents with compassion, dignity, and respect.  If you are looking to jump start your career within a skilled nursing and rehab facility apply to Avalon Springs today!

This is a Casual Position. Afternoon and Midnight Shift.

Responsibilities:

  • Applies basic 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.
  • Communicates effectively, both verbally and in documentation.
  • Formulates a plan of care and daily goals that consider individual patient needs.
  • Utilizes nursing process in managing the care of residents including assessment, interdisciplinary planning, and implementation, evaluation of resident care, teaching and discharge planning utilizing evidence-bases standards of nursing practices.
  • Provides basic psychosocial support and counseling.
  • Collaborates with physician and care team to ensure quality resident care.
  • Reports and records all changes observed in condition or behavior of residents in accordance with documentation practices and policies.
  • Complies with established medication use policies, safety policies and procedures including standard infection control.


Qualifications

Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title and salary from the My Nursing Career Ladder based on their individual experience and education.

Professional Staff Nurse:

Minimum 6 months experience.

BSN preferred.

Staff Nurse:

1year experience

Completion of UPMC student nurse internship or student clinical transitions course at UPMC preferred.

BSN preferred.

Graduate Nurses that are eligible for the State Board Licensure and Professional Staff Nurses with nursing experience will be considered for this position. Please note that the below salary may vary pending years of experience and education of the selected candidate.  

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Basic Life Support
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act
  • Registered Nurse


UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


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