Job Description

Job Title: Registered Nurse (Casual) - Neuro ICU/IR
Job ID: 739037
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours: Per diem, day/night rotation with call prn
Shift: Rotating
Facility: UPMC Altoona
Department: 8W - Neuro ICU
Location: , Altoona PA


Registered Nurse

Neuro ICU/IR

Casual, day/night rotation with call prn
Union position:  SEIU

Posted:  11/21/2018

*Please note this position holds a non-negotiable rate of $28.70/hour*

NVICU is a new ICU that serves the adult population requiring neurological intervention and neurological diagnosis.  This unit allows the nurse to function in an ICU as well as the Neuro Interventional Radiology Lab presenting growth and experience opportunities like no other.  Nurses are educated to serve these complex patients and work collaboratively with the highly specialized Neuro Intensivist and Neuro Interventionalist. 


What makes NVICU a special place to work?  The amazing team of nurses, physicians, and respiratory therapists, work closely to provide exceptional care through our new program to patients in our community. 


As a member of NVICU you will enjoy the flexibility of self-scheduling, a leadership team that is invested in your growth, a team philosophy, and the opportunity to share your knowledge and clinical skills.  Come join the fast-growing team in NVICU.

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

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • 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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