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Registered Nurse (Casual) - Emergency Department

Company: UPMC
Location: Altoona
Posted on: May 30, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Registered Nurse (Casual)

Emergency Department

Per diem, varied shifts

Union position:  SEIU

Posted:  05/12/2021

 

In our Emergency Department, we have an experienced emergency and trauma team consisting of doctors, nurses, technicians, and support staff delivering excellent care. 

 

UPMC Altoona's Emergency Department offers comprehensive care for minor and major injuries, illnesses, and serious traumas — 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Our Emergency Department is a 51 bed facility (4 trauma bays included) as we are a Level 2 trauma center.  Our specially trained experts provide emergency treatments and access to a wide variety of care for patients experiencing life-threatening:  trauma, heart attack, and stroke along with utilizing the UPMC Stroke Telemedicine Program.

 

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:

  • 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 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Keywords: UPMC, Altoona , Registered Nurse (Casual) - Emergency Department, Other , Altoona, Pennsylvania

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