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Registered Nurse (Casual) - 3G Behavioral Health

  • Job ID: 171289210
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours: varied shifts
  • Shift:
  • Facility: UPMC Altoona
  • Department: 3G Behavioral Health
  • Location: 620 Howard Avenue, Altoona PA 16601
  • Union Position: Yes
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour

Description

UPMC Altoona is hiring a Registered Nurse to help support Behavioral Health!

*Set pay rate for this position is $30.00/hour*

 

About 3G – Inpatient Behavioral Health:

Our Behavioral Health Unit holds 34 adult patients. We have a mix of RN's LPN's PCT and Mental Health Workers that support the team. Our patients come in for a wide variety of mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, co-existing substance issues, and psychosis. Our staff are trained on how to help our patients process, learn coping skills, medication management and compliance. Our psychiatrist sees our patients daily to ensure they are on the proper dosage of medications, if there are any side effects and if patient is having clinical improvement. 3G has a wonderful work environment with a wide variety skill sets and every day provides rewards and challenges.

As a member of this team, you will provide direct and indirect care to patients utilizing the nursing process, provide leadership for the nursing team, and contribute to the education of a variety of members of the staff and students.  



Responsibilities:

 

  • Document/records appropriate information required in performance of responsibilities in relation to the job description.
  • General nursing ability.
  • 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.

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 1 year experience


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 34

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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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.

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