Registered Nurse, Pediatrics

Job ID: J161300
Company: Allegheny Health Network
Location: Pittsburgh,PA,US
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Rotational (United States of America)
AHN Facility: Allegheny General Hospital
Posted Date: May 20, 2020

JOB DESCRIPTION

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description :

Job Description

Date Posted: 20200513
Location: Allegheny General Hospital
Department: Pediatrics
Status: 72 hours  a pay
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.

Job Summary: Responsible and accountable for a designated patient population for the purpose of providing care based upon enactment of the nursing process.  

8 beds. Age ranges 0-21 with the possibility of managing adult med/surg patients. Common diagnosis include: orthopedics and ENT surgical patients. On this unit you will see medical pediatric patients. Predominantly dehydration or respiratory complications. We admit infants and treat/manage patients that have elevated bilirubin or withdrawal form substance abuse. 

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates clinical assessment skills and care planning skills.
  • Provides safe and effective care for the age population served according to regulatory requirements.
  • Professionally directs and manages the activities of the patient care delivery by the team members.
  • Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team for the plan of care from admission through discharge.
  • Assesses learning needs of patient and family and provides education based on age, culture and willingness to learn

Requirements:

  • Current RN PA license in good standing
  • Minimum One year recent Pediatric Nursing experience required

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BENEFITS

Total Rewards Program

In addition to competitive pay rates and flexible career growth, we show our employee appreciation through a comprehensive Total Rewards package, including:

  • Medical and prescription drug, dental and vision coverages for your and your eligible dependents
  • Health Saving and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life, AD&D and disability insurance
  • Employer-sponsored 401(k) plan
  • Paid time off, including paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Voluntary benefits
  • Employee discounts
Wellness Resources and Programs
Employees have access to the following wellness programs and resources:
  • Work-life resources, such as employee assistance programs and financial counseling services
  • 24/7 telephone access to health and wellness coaching to achieve personal goals
  • Onsite pharmacy services at major campuses
  • Fitness center access for all employees inclusive of showers, lockers, and group exercise classes at major Highmark campuses, Allegheny General Hospital & West Penn Hospital
  • Access to chronic condition management programs when enrolled in the employer-sponsored medical plan
  • 100% coverage for preventive exams, including flu shots
  • Incentive program that rewards employees
  • Secure bicycle parking at major campuses
  • Healthy food options at onsite cafeterias
  • Employee networks to gather in the name of health
  • Onsite seated massage and stress management classes including yoga, mindfulness and meditation

LIVING IN PITTSBURGH

Pittsburgh, PA is home to Highmark Health’s corporate headquarters, as well as the headquarters of many of our businesses and a majority of our career opportunities. When you live and work in Pittsburgh, you’ll experience a wide variety of lifestyle advantages. Take a look around and you’ll quickly see why Pittsburgh is one of America’s most liveable, most affordable, safest and happiest cities. Learn more about this exciting and inviting location:

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About Allegheny General Hospital

With a heritage for caring that goes back well over 100 years, Allegheny General Hospital is a renowned academic medical center and the largest hospital within Allegheny Health Network. This 576-bed, state-of-the-art hospital offers exceptional opportunities to work with leading edge clinical innovations within a fast-paced environment as you help deliver the finest, most compassionate care possible to our patients and their families.
Our impressive capabilities include:
  • Level 1 Trauma Center
  • Five ICU’s
  • 60-bed Stepdown Complex Medical Care Unit
  • Gold+ Award seven years in a row for our heart failure program
  • Ranked 5th best for Heart Transplant in the nation
  • Best three-year survival rate in Pennsylvania
  • Most active MCS/VAD Program in Western Pennsylvania

We are also in the midst of building our $80 million, state-of-the-art AHN Cancer Institute Academic Center. When completed, the Center will be the cornerstone of our $225 million investment to redefine the future of cancer care.

From training the next generation of outstanding clinical practitioners to conducting life-changing medical research, Allegheny General Hospital is transforming the way health care is provided. And you can be a key contributor to that transformation.

Best Regional HospitalsHigh performing Hospitals US News RankingsTruven Health analytics company

We have been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the country’s best hospitals. In addition, Truven Health Analytics named us one of the country’s “100 Top Hospitals” and recently named our network of hospitals as one of the best health-care systems in the nation.

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