Job Description

Job Title: Registered Nurse - Cardiac Rehab -SMC - Casual
Job ID: 686909
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours: 7a-3:30p
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Altoona
Department: Cardiac Rehab_SMC
Location: , Altoona PA


Registered Nurse - Casual

Cardiac Rehab - SMC

Day 7a-330p


Posted 1/11/2019



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.
  • This candidate should have advanced knowledge and skills in the area of cardiac nursing. 




    This candidate will cover and assist with the daily operations pertaining to the delivery of inpatient and outpatient  cardiac and pulmonary rehab.  They will be responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating individual and group education and exercise programs.



  • Minimum 1 year experience. 
  • 3 years of critical care nursing experience is preferred
  • Preferred: AACVPR Certified Cardiac Rehab Professional (CCRP) and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Certificate or willingness to acquire.


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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