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Job Description

Job Title: Registered Nurse - The Birth Center
Job ID: 814342286
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Flex
Hours: Night with rotation
Shift: Night Job
Facility: UPMC Altoona
Department: T9 LDRP Maternity
Location: , Altoona PA

Description

Registered Nurse

prn rotation; yes, on-call

T9 LDRP Maternity

Flex Full-Time, Night shift with rotation

SEIU
Posted: 5/28/2020
 

UPMC Altoona is seeking a Registered Nurse to join their Birth Center team and support their Night shift. This position is flex full-time and would include prm rotation and on call as needed.


The Birth Center at UPMC Altoona is a dynamic and growing unit!  We helped to deliver over 1,400 babies last year with an even higher number of deliveries expected this year!  We care for pregnant women, assist in the delivery of their infants and help parents adjust to their new role.  We work in many different areas, including labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum along with nursery and surgical OB cases in OR.  A day at the Birth Center can be described as unique, fast-paced and unpredictable!  If you are looking for the most rewarding career, then the Birth Center may be for you!


The position is eligible for a generous sign-on bonus.  Whether you're a recent Graduate Nurse looking to launch your nursing career, or a seasoned RN seeking a change,  now is your moment to find your place at UPMC!


Sign-On Bonus Details (Full Time or Flex Full Time status)

  • $10,000 sign-on bonus available for nurses with over two years of experience
  • $5,000 sign-on bonus available for Graduate Nurses and nurses with less than two years of experience

 *Part Time status positions are also eligible for sign-on bonus at a prorated amount - $5,000 for experienced nurses with over 2 years of experience, and $2,500 for GNs and nurses with less than 2 years of experience


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:
  • Completes annual competency validation activities.
  • Maintains proficiency and competency in point of care testing as defined in the evaluation criteria established by the laboratory.
  • Demonstrates professionalism in providing patient care.
  • Adheres to universal precautions. Identified potential problems and initiates appropriate measures. Identifies environmental factors which deter effective patient care, initiates action, and contributes ideas towards resolution.
  • Evaluation a.Revises plan of care, as necessary based on daily evaluation of patient. b.Evaluates patient's outcome based on previously defined goals. c.Evaluates and documents the patient's response to care, teaching, and treatment.
  • Planning: a.Includes the patient and family/significant other in the formulation of the plan of care. b. Prioritizes patient's needs appropriately. c. Plans, conducts, and documents patient care conferences. d. Maintains a current plan of care for each assigned patient. e. Utilizes appropriate community agencies and other health care professionals in planning care.
  • Utilizes Bed Management System, Alpha, CPOE, and all other computer systems appropriately,
  • Engages the medical staff and other professionals in discussion of patient care problems resulting in mutually developed plans of care.
  • Serves as a consultant to other members of the health-care team.
  • Assessment a. Assesses patient and family needs and documents this information appropriately in the computer or on appropriate form. b. Reassesses patient every eight hours, and, as necessary.
  • Implementation: a. Utilizes nursing care protocols and standards. b. Carries out and documents procedures according to Hospital Policy. c. Performs technical skills safely and accurately, and demonstrates a working knowledge of equipment. d. Transcribes and implements physicians' orders appropriately. e. Demonstrates knowledge of the physiological basis for the nursing care delivery. f. Demonstrates knowledge of medication and IV therapy administration according to policy. g. Initiates and coordinates health teaching for patients and families/significant other based on individual needs.
  • Complies with established occupational exposure policies.

Qualifications

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)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Certification OR Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
 

GN level candidate starting rate - $26.31 (BSN $27.56)
Experienced RN starting rate - starting rate commensurate with experience (BSN differential: $1.25)


When you are ready to take your career to the next level, UPMC Altoona has a RN Career Ladder, which allows you to enhance your practice and receive additional compensation! Ask your recruiter for details!

 

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran




Salary Range: $0 / hour

Union Position: Yes

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