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Registered Nurse (Casual) - Emergency Department

  • Job ID: 806601550
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours: Rotating
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Altoona
  • Department: Emergency Dept
  • Location: , Altoona PA
  • Union Position: Yes
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour

Description

Registered Nurse

Emergency Department
Limited Casual, rotating shifts with causal requirements
Union position: SEIU
Posted: 05/20/2020

 

In our Emergency Department, we have an experienced emergency and trauma team consisting of doctors, nurses, technicians and support staff delivering excellent care.


UPMC Altoona's Emergency Department offers comprehensive care for minor and major injuries, illnesses, and serious traumas — 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our Emergency Department is a 51-bed facility (4 trauma bays included) as we are a Level 2 trauma center.

Our specially trained experts provide emergency treatments and access to a wide variety of care for patients experiencing life-threatening: trauma, heart attack, and stroke along with utilizing the UPMC Stroke Telemedicine Program.

Apply now to learn more!


Purpose:
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.

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 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

      • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
      • National Institute of Health Stroke Scale Certification
      • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
      • 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

      *Set pay rate of $30.00/hour*

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         Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct