Registered Nurse - Dialysis (No On-Call)
Posted on: April 3, 2021
Description This position is eligible for a generous sign-on
bonus! Whether you're a recent Graduate Nurse looking to launch
your nursing career, or a seasoned RN seeking a change, now is your
moment to find your place at UPMC! Sign-On Bonus Details (Full Time
or Flex Full Time status) --- $15,000 sign-on bonus available for
nurses with over two years of experience --- $10,000 sign-on bonus
available for Graduate Nurses and nurses with less than two years
of experience *Part Time status positions are also eligible for
sign-on bonus at a prorated amount - $7,500 for experienced nurses
with over 2 years of experience, and $5,000 for GNs and nurses with
less than 2 years of experience GN level candidate starting rate -
$26.31 (BSN $27.56) Experienced RN starting rate - starting rate
commensurate with experience (BSN differential: $1.25) When you are
ready to take your career to the next level, UPMC Altoona has a RN
Career Ladder, which allows you to enhance your practice and
receive additional compensation! Ask your recruiter for details!
Registered Nurse Dialysis 1.0 full time, evening/night with on call
(40 hours/week) Union position: SEIU Posted: 2/19/2021 UPMC Altoona
is hiring a Registered Nurse to join its Dialysis department! The
schedule will be Sunday through Thursday 9PM to 5:30AM with no
weekend requirements or on call requirements. As a member of this
team, you will 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. The Acute Dialysis Unit is a 5-bed unit that serves
the adult population requiring dialysis or plasmapheresis services.
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. Responsibilities: Completes annual competency
validation activities. Maintains proficiency and competency in
point of care testing as defined in the evaluation criteria
established by the laboratory. Demonstrates professionalism in
providing patient care. Adheres to universal precautions.
Identified potential problems and initiates appropriate measures.
Identifies environmental factors which deter effective patient
care, initiates action, and contributes ideas towards resolution.
Evaluation: a. Revises plan of care, as necessary based on daily
evaluation of patient. b. Evaluates patient's outcome based on
previously defined goals. c. Evaluates and documents the patient's
response to care, teaching, and treatment. Planning: a. Includes
the patient and family/significant other in the formulation of the
plan of care. b. Prioritizes patient's needs appropriately. c.
Plans, conducts, and documents patient care conferences. d.
Maintains a current plan of care for each assigned patient. e.
Utilizes appropriate community agencies and other health care
professionals in planning care. Utilizes Bed Management System,
Alpha, CPOE, and all other computer systems appropriately, Engages
the medical staff and other professionals in discussion of patient
care problems resulting in mutually developed plans of care. Serves
as a consultant to other members of the health-care team.
Assessment: a. Assesses patient and family needs and documents this
information appropriately in the computer or on appropriate form.
b. Reassesses patient every eight hours, and, as necessary.
Implementation: a. Utilizes nursing care protocols and standards.
b. Carries out and documents procedures according to Hospital
Policy. c. Performs technical skills safely and accurately, and
demonstrates a working knowledge of equipment. d. Transcribes and
implements physicians' orders appropriately. e. Demonstrates
knowledge of the physiological basis for the nursing care delivery.
f. Demonstrates knowledge of medication and IV therapy
administration according to policy. g. Initiates and coordinates
health teaching for patients and families/significant other based
on individual needs. Complies with established occupational
exposure policies. Qualifications Education and Formal Training
Required: Must hold a current license to practice nursing in the
State of Pennsylvania Must satisfactorily complete the Nursing
Departments orientation program and probationary period. Must
complete NIHSS education prior to end of orientation period, if
required. For all positions in Critical Care: CCRN is required
within two years of hire date. ACLS preferred, BLS required. PALS
for specific units. 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 UPMC is an Equal Opportunity
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role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees,
patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us?
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