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Registered Nurse - Casual - Med/Surg Pediatric Unit

  • Job ID: 694940759
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours: Various Shifts as needed
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Altoona
  • Department: MedSurg_Pediatrics
  • Location: 620 Howard Avenue, Altoona PA 16601
  • Union Position: Yes
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour

Description

Registered Nurse

5F - Med/Surg Pediatric Unit

Limited Casual, Various Shifts as needed

SEIU

Posted: 3/12/2021

UPMC Altoona is seeking a Registered Nurse for our Med/Surg Pediatric Unit on 5F. This position is a casual RN role to support our various shifts as needed.

5F  is a 12 bed medical/surgical/pediatric/bariatric unit.  Our nurses are required to obtain pediatric advanced life support within one year of hire. Nurses should join our team due to the complexity of patients and the close-knit staff that work as a team.  Leadership takes time with staff to meet their needs and help them develop their career path along the way.  

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:

  • 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.
  • General nursing ability.
  • Document/records appropriate information required in performance of responsibilities

 

Qualifications

Education and formal training: 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)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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

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