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RN Float – West Central, PA (Altoona/Bedford) (per diem)

  • Job ID: 210002TW
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: Corporate Health Services
  • Department: SNR West Central PA
  • Location: 620 Howard Avenue, Altoona PA 16601
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $33.35 to $33.35 / hour

Description

At UPMC, we’re all here for the same reason — to make Life Changing Medicine happen. Join our team and you will play a unique and important role in our mission to change healthcare for the better.

Why Join UPMC?

We don’t just take care of patients — we take care of our team, too. And we have the data to prove it. In addition to the benefits you’d expect from an industry leader you can expect:

  • AWARD-WINNING WORKPLACE: Ranked #1 for Best Places to Work for Women & Diverse Managers. And 2020 Corporate Equality Index.
  • Highly competitive compensation with an hourly rate at $33.35/hr (with an additional $2-3 an hour in shift differential)
  • Flexible work schedules that fit into your lifestyle needs
  • Ability to gain experience from multiple hospitals throughout the UPMC system.
  • Opportunity to gain highly desirable skills and exposure to specialties/equipment/electronic health records that build an impressive resume and career

UPMC  is currently seeking caring and compassionate licensed professional Critical Care (CCU), Intensive Care (ICU), Medical/Surgical (Med Surg), and Specialty RNs to work on a casual basis within our central nursing float pool. Our professional registered nurses (RNs) work per-diem assignments throughout UPMC's Central PA hospitals. 

As a large health system where many departments operate on a 24/7 basis, we have staffing needs for almost every day and every shift. Our opportunities are driven by the scheduling needs of our facilities, which means you can often work where you want, when you want. 

Responsibilities:

  • Assume day-to-day assignments at a variety of UPMC facilities in Central Pennsylvania,  in line with your clinical skills and experience.
  • Take personal responsibility in improving patient satisfaction by delivering excellent quality of care and service.

Qualifications

  • One year of registered nurse experience required.
  • Bachelor of nursing preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • RN Licensure in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania is required. 
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire. 
  • NIHSS certification required within 60 days of hire.
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Certified National Institute of Health Stroke
  • Registered Nurse

 

(To be acquired after offer acceptance and before start date – we will provide instructions on how to obtain):

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance


UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

At UPMC, we strive to ensure that diversity, inclusion, dignity, respect, and cultural awareness is at the core of everything we do. By fostering an environment where every member of our team has a voice, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, age, or culture, we aim to emphasize a simple point: who you are is important, and who you are has a place at UPMC

Total Rewards

More than just competitive pay and benefits, UPMC’s Total Rewards package cares for you in all areas of life — because we believe that you’re at your best when receiving the support you need: professional, personal, financial, and more.

Our Values

At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct