Registered Nurse (Casual) - T14 Surgical Trauma
Posted on: September 13, 2021
Registered Nurse (Casual)
Surgical Trauma Unit
diem, varied shifts
*This position has a set pay rate of
Tower 14 is a 23-bed
medical surgical unit specializing in care of adult post-surgical
and low acuity trauma patients in the front, and an 18-bed medical
telemetry unit specialist in caring for oncology and palliative
care patients in the back end We are the unit of choice for
abdominal surgeries, including, but not limited to colon
resections, cholecystectomies, and appendectomies, as well as
general medical cases such as sepsis, renal insufficiency,
respiratory conditions, pancreatitis, and acute on chronic illness.
Our nurses are the only inpatient nurses in the hospital trained to
administer chemotherapy. We are the only unit in the hospital
equipped with 5 palliative care suites to accommodate our
palliative patients and families.
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
- Document/records appropriate
information required in performance of responsibilities in relation
to the job description.
- General nursing
- 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:
- Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills
demonstration component within 30 days of hire
- Registered Nurse (RN)
- Act 34
UPMC is an Equal Opportunity
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