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Registered Nurse - Casual - 3G Behavioral Health

Description

Registered Nurse (Casual)

3G Behavioral Health

Per diem, varied shifts

Union position: SEIU

Posted: 05/10/2021

 

*This position has a set pay rate of $30.00/hour*

 

UPMC Altoona is currently hiring a Casual Registered Nurse to cover various shifts on the 3G Behavioral Health unit. 3G Behavioral Health is a 34 bed adult inpatient unit. We have a mix of RN's LPN's PCT and Mental Health Workers that support the team. Our patients come in for a wide variety mental health issues, depression, anxiety , PTDS , co-existing substance issues , psychosis. Our staff are trained on how to help our patients process, learn coping skills, medication management and compliance. Our Psychiatrist sees our patients daily to ensure they are on the proper dosage of medications, if there are any side effects and if patient is having clinical improvement. 3G has a wonderful work environment with a wide variety skill sets and every day provides rewards and challenges.

 

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 of 1 year experience



Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 34 with renewal

 

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