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Registered Nurse - Casual - Emergency Department

  • Job ID: 652081343
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours: Various Shifts as needed
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Altoona
  • Department: Emergency Dept
  • Location: 620 Howard Avenue, Altoona PA 16601
  • Union Position: Yes
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour

Description

Registered Nurse
Emergency Department
1.01 Limited Casual, Various shifts as needed
Union position: SEIU
Posted: 2/19/2021

Are you an experienced Registered Nurse looking to grow in your nursing career by using your skills in a fast-paced environment? UPMC Altoona’s Emergency Department is seeking a RN to join our team on a casual basis and support all shifts as needed. 

In our Emergency Department, we have an experienced emergency and trauma team consisting of doctors, nurses, technicians, and support staff delivering excellent care.

UPMC Altoona's Emergency Department offers comprehensive care for minor and major injuries, illnesses, and serious traumas — 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our Emergency Department is a 51 bed facility (4 trauma bays included) as we are a Level 2 trauma center. Our specially trained experts provide emergency treatments and access to a wide variety of care for patients experiencing life-threatening: trauma, heart attack, and stroke along with utilizing the UPMC Stroke Telemedicine Program.

Our Registered Nurses provide direct and indirect care to patients utilizing the nursing process, 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
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

*Casual set rate $30.00 plus shift differential for off-shifts*

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