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Registered Nurse (Casual) - Medical Progressive Care Unit

  • Job ID: 983747796
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours: casual, dayshifts
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Altoona
  • Department: Medical PCU
  • Location: , Altoona PA
  • Union Position: Yes
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour

Description

Registered Nurse
Medical Progressive Care Unit
Casual, dayshifts
Union position: SEIU
Posted: 08/05/2020

UPMC Altoona is hiring a casual Registered Nurse to help support the Medical Progressive Care Unit!

MPCU, T12, is a fast paced 44 bed, medical progressive, cardiopulmonary telemetry unit, serving the adult population with medically acute diagnosis. We are the unit of choice for heart failure, myocardial infarct (MI), sepsis, respiratory compromised situations requiring CPAP/Bipap, high flow oxygenation as well as multisystem compromised patients. We are trained in caring for complex IV drips requiring telemetry monitoring as well as general medicine cases such as renal failure and acute on chronic illnesses. MPCU provides experience with complex cardiac rhythm interpretation, and cares for patients post pacemaker insertion, post ablation, and post cardiac catheterization.

What makes MPCU a special place to work? We have an amazing team of Nurses, Patient Care Technicians, Respiratory Therapists, Physicians, and Case Management, who collaborate to provide exceptional patient care to our diverse patient population.

As a team member on MPCU, you will enjoy the flexibility of self- scheduling, a leadership team that is invested in your growth, a team philosophy and diverse clinical experiences. Come join our team and soar with us…MPCU!

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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