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Registered Nurse (Casual) - Surgical Trauma ICU

Company: UPMC
Location: Altoona
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


Registered Nurse (Casual)

Surgical Trauma ICU

Casual, varied shifts

Union Position:  Yes (SEIU)



UPMC Altoona is hiring a per diem Registered Nurse to help support our Surgical Trauma ICU!

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


The Surgical Trauma ICU (STICU) is a 12-bed intensive care unit that cares for a diverse population of patients, with a specialty in trauma. Our unit also cares for surgical and medical patients who are critically ill and need specialized care. The atmosphere allows nurses to develop relationships with patients and families.   


Our team has been recognized for their exceptional teamwork. The nurses work collaboratively with the surgeons and intensivists. Multidisciplinary rounds allow your voice to be heard.  STICU is a great fit for nurses looking to use critical thinking and make a difference in someone’s life.  

Apply today to start your exciting journey!


As a member of this team you will provides direct and indirect care to patients utilizing the nursing process. You will also provide leadership for the nursing team and contribute to the education of a variety of members of the staff and students.



  • 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.



  • 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

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Keywords: UPMC, Altoona , Registered Nurse (Casual) - Surgical Trauma ICU, Other , Altoona, Pennsylvania

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