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Registered Nurse, Expert- Department of Hyperbaric Medicine (UPMC Presbyterian) - (326889345)
Primary Location: USA-PA-Pittsburgh
Work Locations: Presbyterian Hospital 200 Lothrop St 15213
Business Unit: UPMC Presbyterian
Schedule: Regular - Full-Time
Shift: Day Job -
The UPMC Presbyterian Department of Hyperbaric Medicine is one of the tri-state area's major resources for outpatient and emergent hyperbaric oxygen therapy in the Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania region and part of the Emergency Department. Treatments are provided and supervised by expert level trained RN's. UPMC Presbyterian, a Magnet designated hospital, is seeking an experienced expert level nurse to bring their skills to our team! Our Emergency Department is currently hiring RN's to work to work in HBO (hyperbaric oxygen). UPMC Presbyterian is a recognized leader in the healthcare industry and a renowned teaching hospital. As a nurse at UPMC Presbyterian, you will enjoy industry-leading benefits, a world class education, and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow.
HBO involves exposing the patient to 100% oxygen in a high-pressure environment. The HBO nurse will assess the patient prior, during and after each treatment for potential side effects of the elevated pressures and high oxygen levels. RN documentation is specialized, and physician oversite is by the Emergency Department physicians.
Typically, this is an M-F daylight hour position, with shared on-call coverage.
UPMC Presbyterian’s Emergency Department is a state-of-the-art 44-bed Level I trauma and comprehensive stroke center, known throughout the Pittsburgh metro area for providing the best possible emergency care. The ED handles critically ill or injured patients; patient volume and acuity are variable and can change quickly, making the ED an extremely fast-paced, unpredictable environment where rapid problem-solving is necessary to address evolving needs and priorities.
Why Work at UPMC?
Our goal at UPMC is to help you build your career, your way. A nursing career at UPMC Presbyterian maximizes your potential and advances you to go wherever you’d like to go. As you move through the MyNursing Career Ladder, whether it be as a Staff Nurse just starting your journey, or as a Sr. Professional Staff nurse, we ensure you are equipped with the resources, mentors, and leadership you need along the way. Job title and salary will be based upon qualifications and career ladder requirements. We also offer a pay differential to candidates that complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program and become a BSN prepared nurse.
- Takes personal responsibility in improving patient satisfaction with the quality of care and service.
- Utilizes research and evidence-based practice to support improvement in clinical care: identifies research issues or articles related to clinical specialty or areas of interest, discusses opportunities for quality improvement at multidisciplinary rounds, and influences patients' plans of care.
- 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 care within an episode of care.
- Practices solid communication skills, and is able to 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 caregivers.
- Incorporates national professional organization as well as business unit and health system's goals to improve patient safety, quality and satisfaction.
- Demonstrates an understanding of cultural differences and holds peers accountable for healthy relationships.
- Demonstrates accountability for professional development that improves the quality of professional practice and the quality of patient care.
- Actively participates in unit-based shared governance, goal setting and supports the change and transition process to improve quality of care and the practice environment.
- Serves as a highly engaged and full partner on the care team and responds willingly to care team member needs for assistance and partnership.
- Demonstrates knowledge of adult learning principles (and/or teaching children if applicable) and applies in teaching of patients, families, students and new staff.
- Provides detailed and appropriate teaching to patients and families to effectively guide them through the episode of care as well as transition to another level of care and/or home.
- Supports the development of students, new staff and colleagues, may serve as a preceptor.
- Creates an environment of open dialogue, inquiry and continuous development by asking for feedback and improving practice.
- Minimum 4 years experience.
- Experience preferred with preference in the Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit, pediatrics, or HBO experience.
- BSN preferred.
- 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.
- CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and PALS
- Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
- Act 33 with renewal
- Act 34 with renewal
- Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal
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.
Salary Range: 41.90 - 54.03
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