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Registered Nurse - Healthy Begininnings Care Coordinator

  • Job ID: 412759916
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Altoona
  • Department: Pregnancy Care Center
  • Location: 620 Howard Avenue, Altoona PA 16601
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $27.60 to $47.32 / hour


UPMC Altoona is seeking a Registered Nurse - Healthy Beginnings Care Coordinator to support our Pregnancy Care Center! This role will work Monday - Friday during daylight hours. We are looking for a candidate with 5 years of OB experience and office experience!


Coordination and provision of prenatal care to low-income pregnant women.


  • Planning
    • a. Includes patient/family in the information of a plan of care for each assigned patient.
    • b. Prioritizes patient's needs
    • c. Modifies plan if care in response to changing patient needs.
    • d. Utilizes appropriate community resources in planning care.
  • Coordination
    • a. Responsible for coordinating all aspects of patient care.
    • b. Utilizes appropriate community agencies and other health care professionals in the provision of care.
    • c. Coordinates information and referrals with primary care providers and other health care providers to assure continuity of care.
  • Assessment
    • a. Completes the collection of data for the assessment of each patient during the admission interview process according to the unit policies and standards.
    • b. Reassesses patient each visit as per unit policies and standards.
    • c. Documents data using appropriate forms and format.
    • d. Recognizes normal physiology and pathophysiology of pregnancy and other conditions.
    • e. Interprets diagnostic/monitoring data and recognizes significance based upon patient's condition.
  • Implementation
    • a. Implements interventions within the scope of nursing practice and established unit standards and protocols for care.
    • b. Demonstrates ability to adapt nursing care and health education to all stages of the life cycle and to various stages of health and disease.
    • c. Carries out and documents procedures according to hospital policy.
    • d. Demonstrates knowledge of the physiological, psychosocial, emotional, and cultural basis for the delivery of nursing care.
    • e. Provides health teaching for patients and families based on assessed needs and learning abilities of patient/family.
    • f. Follows protocol for patient telephone advice and communication of test results to patients.
    • g. Demonstrates knowledge of legal, ethical, and moral boundaries of nursing care delivery.
  • Evaluation
    • a. Evaluates and document the patient's response to care, teaching, and treatments.
    • b. Evaluates patient's outcomes based on previously defined goals.



  • Must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
  • Must hold a current license to practice nursing in the stats of PA.
  • Must satisfactorily complete the hospitals and unit's orientation program and probationary period.
  • At least 5 years experience in obstetrics.
  • Maternal health education.
  • Outpatient care or office experience.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal


UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

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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