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Registered Nurse - Casual - Surgical Trauma Unit

  • Job ID: 486374429
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours: Various Shifts
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Altoona
  • Department: T14 Medical_Surgical
  • Location: 620 Howard Avenue, Altoona PA 16601
  • Union Position: Yes
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour

Description

Registered Nurse

T14 Surgical Trauma

Limited Casual, various shifts as needed with rotation

SEIU

Posted: 12/23/2020

 

UPMC Altoona's Surgical Trauma Unit is seeking a Registered Nurse to support our team on a casual basis. 

Tower 14 surgical trauma is a 23-bed medical surgical unit specializing in care of adult post-surgical and low acuity trauma patients. We are the unit of choice for abdominal surgeries, including, but not limited to colon resections, cholecystectomies, and appendectomies, as well as general medical cases such as sepsis, renal insufficiency, respiratory conditions, pancreatitis, and acute on chronic illness.

What makes Tower 14 surgical trauma an exceptional place to work? We have a team of amazing team members who collaborate to provide excellent care to our diverse patient population. Our wide variety of patients offers each nurse the opportunity to experience various clinical experiences on a daily basis.

As a team member on Tower 14 surgical trauma, you will enjoy a supportive team environment, a leadership team that is invested in your growth, and diverse learning opportunities. Come join our team and rise with us on Tower 14!

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
 

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 34

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

 

Set Rate of $30.00 plus shift differential for off shifts. 

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