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J186802

RN Resource Nurse - PDP

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Nursing
  • Full time
  • Rotational (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

Date Posted: 20210901

Location: Allegheny General Hospital

Department: Resource Nurse/Per Diem Pool

Status: Full Time

Shift:  72 hours every two weeks

Rotation with rotating weekends and holiday per policy

Union: Yes

The Allegheny Health Network is comprised of eight hospitals: Allegheny General, Allegheny Valley, Canonsburg, Forbes, Jefferson, Saint Vincent, Westfield Memorial and West Penn; and more than 200 primary- and specialty-care practices. And we have approximately 1,700 physicians in every clinical specialty, 17,000 employees and 2,000 volunteers. Together, we provide world-class medicine to patients in our communities, across the country and around the world.

For decades, the hospitals of Allegheny Health Network have been providing people with exceptional healthcare, care that helps people to live healthy lives and care that we deliver throughout their lifetimes.

Since 1885, Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) has offered medical care to Pittsburgh and its surrounding areas.  What started with just 50 beds inside two adjoining brick homes has evolved into a premier health care institution with over 600 beds.  Today, AGH still follows the founding partners mission statement, “Erected for the benefit of mankind to save life, relieve suffering and conserve health” by continually striving for outstanding patient experience and care.  Allegheny General offers its patients many modern-day amenities, state-of-the art surgical suites, innovative technology, and advanced medical treatments, which are delivered by its world-renowned doctors in conjunction with exceptional teams of nurses, technicians, clinicians and supporting staff.

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Provides clinical oversight and expertise across all patient units to ensure that patient care is delivered in a safe and skilled manner; integrates the policies and procedures of the Department of Nursing to maintain continuity of quality care.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Functions in a lead capacity by assisting with clinical oversight of nursing personnel. Provides leadership and orientation to clinical personnel and for performing a variety of nursing duties in order to coordinate the delivery care to patients. Serves as a role model, leader, consultant, collaborator, educator and clinician.

Maintains a positive image with all customers by enhancing communication regarding bed management between the critical care areas, telemetry units and emergency department.

Works in conjunction with Intensivist to ensure emergency nursing management of exacerbations in patient conditions through the hospital.

Provides in-service on patient care to all staff of the assigned clinical areas.

Collaborates with directors and managers to determine other necessary functions which will optimize patient outcomes.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required

  • BSN required
  • PA RN licensure required
  • 3 years recent RN ICU experience required
  • BLS and ACLS required
    Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) continuing education

Preferred:

  • Certification in critical care nursing (CCRN)

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