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Registered Nurse - Casual - Med/Surg Cardiac Unit

  • Job ID: 527353730
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours: Days/Nights
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Altoona
  • Department: T10 Nursing Station
  • Location: 620 Howard Avenue, Altoona PA 16601
  • Union Position: Yes
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour

Description

Registered Nurse
T10 Med/Surg Cardiac Unit
Limited Casual Days/Nights with rotation
SEIU
Posted: 1/4/2021
 
UPMC Altoona is seeking a Registered Nurse for our Med/Surg Cardiac Unit on Tower 10. This position is a casual RN role to support our days and nights.
 

T10 is a fast-paced 47 bed acute care, medical-surgical telemetry unit.  We care for adults with acute and chronic conditions spanning a wide variety of diagnosis.

Our patient population consists of, but is not limited to, renal insufficiency, sepsis, CHF, wound care, respiratory conditions, behavioral health patients with medical conditions and general surgical procedures.

We are NIHSS certified to care for stable stroke patients.  Our team is trained in telemetry monitoring to care for cardiac patients such as cardiac catheterizations.

T10 offers a broad spectrum of experiences enabling the development of adaptability, organizational and time management skills.

T10 has an amazing team of Registered Nurses, Medical Assistants, Nursing Assistants, Respiratory Therapists, Physical Therapists, Physicians, Case Management and a leadership team who collaborate to provide exceptional patient care to our diverse patient population.

We have an exceptional team of professionals who are here to guide you to succeed whether a new graduate nurse or an experienced nurse.

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)
  • National Institute of Health Stroke Scale Certification
  • 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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