Job Description

Job Title: Registered Nurse (Casual) - Stroke/Neuro Unit
Job ID: 728000
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours: Casual, varied shifts
Shift: Variable
Facility: UPMC Altoona
Department: 7E Nursing Station
Location: , Altoona PA


Registered Nurse (Casual)

7E - Stroke/Neuro Unit

Casual, varied shifts

Union position:  SEIU

Posted:  09/26/2018 


UPMC Altoona is hiring a Registered Nurse to help support its 7E Stroke/Neuro Unit.  7E is a designated stroke/neuro progressive care unit consisting of 20 beds. We are the only unit outside the ICUs trained to care for post-interventional/diagnostic neuro patients. Our team members are specially trained to provide care for our neuro population. Staff are trained in telemetry monitoring, caring for IV drips, and high flow oxygen.

What makes 7E the home for you? Our team is dedicated to working together. We consist of nurses, nursing and medical assistants, unit secretaries, physical, occupational, and speech therapists, case managers who collaborate closely with the neurology and hospital medical staff to provide exceptional care to our patients.

As a team member on 7E, you have the ability to self-schedule and work with a leadership team that supports your life/work balance along with your professional growth.  You will provide direct and indirect care to patients utilizing the nursing process, leadership for the nursing team, and contribute to the education of a variety of members of the staff and students. 


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.


  • 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.


Minimum 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

Two years related RN experience

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • 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 / hour

Union Position: Yes

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