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Registered Nurse (Casual) - Medical ICU

  • Job ID: 877446848
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours: Casual, varied shifts with rotation
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Altoona
  • Department: ICU
  • Location: , Altoona PA
  • Union Position: Yes
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour

Description

Registered Nurse
Casual, varied shifts with rotation
Medical ICU
Union position: SEIU
Posted: 06/26/2020
 

UPMC Altoona is hiring a per diem Registered Nurse to help support the Medical Intensive Care Unit!

 

Medical Intensive Care Unit is a 14-bed unit that serves the adult population requiring a high level of critical care services. The Medical ICU allows the nurse to function in an ICU as well as collaborating with our Intensive Care Team to serve the critically ill patients. We are the unit of choice for Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps (IABP), Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT), Catheter Assisted Thrombosis (EKOS), and specialize in the treatment of therapeutic hypothermia after a cardiac arrest. 

  
What makes Medical ICU a special place to work? The amazing team of nurses, physicians, and respiratory therapists working closely to provide exceptional care to patients in our community!


As a member of this team you will provide direct and indirect care to patients utilizing the nursing process, provide leadership for the nursing team, and contribute 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
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran


    *Set pay rate is $30.00/hour*

     

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