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UPMC Registered Nurse (RN) Home Health Daylight Altoona in Altoona, Pennsylvania


UPMC is a hiring Registered Nurse to deliver skilled nursing services to patients in their homes. The Registered Nurse will work daylight hours. Travel is reimbursed at the Federal mileage reimbursement rate. Home Health is a great opportunity for a Registered Nurse looking for flexible scheduling options to deliver hands-on care. A Registered Nurse will have opportunities for continued growth and advancement through the UPMC nursing career ladder.

This position is eligible for a generous Sign-On Bonus of up to $15,000. Please apply for more details.

Why choose UPMC?

  • Competitive wages, with a BSN differential

  • An incomparable benefits package (found to be 20% higher in value than other healthcare employers in our market!)

  • 100% Tuition Reimbursement for your BSN/MSN degree through approved Universities.

  • Generous vacation accrual

Why is Home Health a great place to work?

Do you enjoy independence and a flexible daily schedule? Do you never again want to punch a time clock? Then UPMC Home Healthcare has a great opportunity waiting for you. We provide one on one care to patients in the privacy of their homes. You will feel personally rewarded as you assist your patient in returning to their prior level of function. You will never be bored with the same daily routine as each day presents new challenges and successes. We are providing top-notch care to the people in our communities. Apply and become part of our awesome team!


  • You will attend compliance training and adhere to the organization’s standards of conduct, policies, and procedures.

  • Focus is on customer service and continually strive to perform your job duties in a manner that will result in optimal patient satisfaction.

  • You will assign other nursing personnel, including LPNs and Aides, to assist in care delivery.

  • Collaboration with multi-disciplinary health care teams to ensure positive patient outcomes.

  • You will perform your duties and job responsibilities in a fashion that coincides with the service management philosophy of UPMC Home Health Care towards patients, visitors, staff, peers, physicians, and other departments within the organization.

  • You will provide direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, and adjusts the nursing care process as indicated to ensure optimal patient care.

  • As well as initiate, coordinate, and evaluate patient and family-centered health teaching in collaboration with the physician.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing is required.

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.

  • UPMC approved certification preferred.

  • Minimum of 6 months of nursing experience in an Acute Care or Skilled Care Facility or Home Health or Hospice Care required.

  • Ability to establish and maintain positive, caring relationships with executives, managers, physicians, non-physician providers, ancillary and support staff, other departments, and patients and their families.

  • Ability to work productively and effectively within a complex environment, handle multiple/changing priorities and specialized equipment.

  • Demonstrates good clinical judgment, critical thinking, and problem-solving abilities.

  • Mobility and visual manual dexterity.

  • Physical stamina for frequent walking, standing, lifting, and positioning of patients.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • UPMC approved national certification preferred.

  • Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse either in the state where the facility is located or in a state covered by a licensure compact agreement with the state where the facility is located.

  • CPR is required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Registered Nurse (RN) OR Temporary Practice Permit (TPP)

  • Automotive Insurance

  • Driver's License

  • Act 33

  • Act 34


UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title and salary from the My Nursing Career Ladder based on their individual experience and education.

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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