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Registered Nurse (Casual) - Neuro Stepdown

  • Job ID: 039717822
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours: Casual, varied shifts
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Altoona
  • Department: Neuro PCU
  • Location: 620 Howard Avenue, Altoona PA 16601
  • Union Position: Yes
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour

Description

Registered Nurse (Casual)

Neuro Progressive Care 

Per diem, varied shifts

Union position:  SEIU

Posted:  07/01/2021


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

 

UPMC Altoona is hiring a casual Registered Nurse to help support its 24-bed 7E Neuro Stepdown Unit (Neuro Progressive Care)!  Our Neuro Stepdown team consists of highly trained Registered Nurses, Patient Care Technicians, Unit Secretaries, Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapists, Case Managers, and Social Workers that are dedicated to patient experience and high-quality care.  The teamwork on this unit is phenomenal and gives our nurses the education, discipline, and experience to work in any other type of unit!

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:

  • 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
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 34

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