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Registered Nurse (Casual) - Acute Dialysis

  • Job ID: 410709451
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours: day/evening shifts, no on-call
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Altoona
  • Department: Nephrology
  • Location: 620 Howard Avenue, Altoona PA 16601
  • Union Position: Yes
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour

Description

UPMC Altoona is hiring a per diem Registered Nurse to help support the Dialysis department!

 

*Set pay rate for this position is $30.00/hour*

 

The Acute Dialysis Unit allows the nurse to function in an acute care setting as well as collaborating with our Intensive Care, Progressive Care, and Med-Surg team to serve our critically ill patients. We provide services to inpatients, observation, emergency patients, and outpatient-post procedure. Services include hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis (CAPD and CCPD) for acute, chronic, and transient patients on a 24 hour, seven days per week basis. Plasmapheresis is also provided by our exceptional staff; short and long term.

 

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
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 34

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