Job Description

Job Title: Registered Nurse - Med/Surg Telemetry - Casual
Job ID: 681715
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours:
Shift: Variable
Facility: UPMC Altoona
Department: T10 Nursing Station
Location: , Altoona PA

Description

Registered Nurse

Casual

Med/Surg Low Acuity

posted 4/2/2018

SEIU

 

T10 is a fast-paced 47 bed acute care, medical-surgical telemetry unit.  We care for adults with acute and chronic conditions spanning a wide variety of diagnosis.

Our patient population consists of, but is not limited to, renal insufficiency, sepsis, CHF, wound care, respiratory conditions, behavioral health patients with medical conditions and general surgical procedures.

We are NIHSS certified to care for stable stroke patients.  Our team is trained in telemetry monitoring to care for cardiac patients such as cardiac catheterizations.

T10 offers a broad spectrum of experiences enabling the development of adaptability, organizational and time management skills.

T10 has an amazing team of Registered Nurses, Medical Assistants, Nursing Assistants, Respiratory Therapists, Physical Therapists, Physicians, Case Management and a leadership team who collaborate to provide exceptional patient care to our diverse patient population.

We have an exceptional team of professionals who are here to guide you to succeed whether a new graduate nurse or an experienced nurse.

 

 

 

Purpose:
Provides direct and indirect care to patients utilizing the nursing process. Provides leadership for the nursing team, and contributes to the education of a variety of members of the staff and students.

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates knowledge and ability to adapt to clinical treatment and instructional aspect of care to all stages of the life cycle and to various states of health and disease.
  • Document/records appropriate information required in performance of responsibilities in relation to the job description.
  • General nursing ability.

Qualifications

2 years or more of relevant nursing experience required.

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 or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • National Institute of Health Stroke Scale Certification
  • Registered Nurse

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

Salary Range: $0 to $28

Union Position: Yes

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