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Registered Nurse - Casual - T9 Labor & Delivery

Description

Registered Nurse (Casual)

T9 Labor & Delivery

Per diem, varied shifts

Union position: SEIU

Posted: 05/13/2021

 

*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 T9 Labor & Delivery unit. T9 is a 22-bed multidisciplinary unit that contains its own triage and Operating Rooms.  Patients labor, birth, recover and have their postpartum stay in the same unit permitting continuity of patient care throughout their hospital stay promoting skin to skin, support of breastfeeding, delayed bathing, and infant rooming-in. Within the unit is a 4-bed triage area for maternal monitoring of baby and evaluation of emergent obstetrical situations and concerns. Nurses are trained in labor and delivery, how to circulate in the OR for cesarean sections, care of the infant and mother postpartum, triaging patients, and neonatal resuscitation after delivery.   Neonates may need to transition in our 8-bed special care nursery, currently caring for neonates 35 weeks and greater.

 

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 of 1 year experience


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) OR Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
  • 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 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

 

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