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Graduate Nurse Rotational Program: UPMC Western Maryland - Trauma Track (Spring 2023 Graduates)

  • Job ID: 2200035J
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: UPMC Western Maryland
  • Department:
  • Location: 12500 Willowbrook Rd, Cumberland MD 21502
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $27.24 to $38.18 / hour

Description

Are you graduating in Spring 2023 from nursing school and looking to launch your nursing career? Our Graduate Nurse Rotational Program may be the perfect fit! You will rotate through various units within the hospital to gain valuable and varied experience while working alongside an experienced nurse to help mentor and guide you in your learning.

About UPMC Western Maryland:

Located in Cumberland, Maryland, UPMC Western Maryland provides healthcare services for residents in Allegany and Garrett Counties in Maryland and surrounding counties in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. State-of-the-art medical equipment and an experienced staff ensure community members have access to serious medicine close to home.

What is the Graduate Nurse Rotational Program (GNRP)?

UPMC Western Maryland is pleased to announce we are NOW HIRING Graduate Nurses as full-time Professional Staff Nurses to support various hospital units as part of a special Rotational Program. The GNRP will begin in August 2023. Participants in the Trauma Track will have the opportunity to rotate through various units including ICU, Emergency Department, 6 West-Med/Surg, and High Level Care for 6 months.

Why Join the Graduate Nurse Rotational Program?

· Opportunity to explore and find your right ‘home’ in nursing at UPMC

· Fantastic opportunity to learn from many talented nurses and receive a broad education in nursing

· Having a resource pool nurse as a mentor

· Having preceptors for each “rotation”

What can you Expect as a GNRP Professional Staff Nurse?

The Professional Staff Nurse provides highly competent patient care and treatment while demonstrating empathy and a passion for learning. A role that requires independent judgment, fluent communication, and candid partnership, the Professional Staff Nurse establishes relationships with physicians, other care providers, patients, and patients’ families to achieve desired patient outcomes throughout the continuum of care.

As a Professional Staff Nurse and a member of the care delivery team, you will set the standards for the level and quality of nursing care and possess authority and accountability for its provision. At all times, you will exemplify a commitment to the community and to the nursing profession.

How does UPMC Support our Nurses?

UPMC is committed to investing in nurses like you –financially, personally, and professionally –starting on day one of your career. From tackling student loans to advancing your career later in life, UPMC is the partner you need to succeed and thrive in your nursing career.

Here are a few examples of how we support our nurses:

· Generous Sign-On Bonus of up to $10,000* for Graduate Nurses (*Amount and eligibility based on type of nursing role and candidate experience) 

· Up to five and a half weeks of Paid Time Off annually, plus seven paid holidays each year

· Dedicated career ladders, including a brand-new nursing career ladder added just this year, allowing you to achieve your highest potential while rewarding you for your experience and advanced education

· Tuition reimbursement of up to $6,000 per academic year at any accredited institution, available to employees and their dependents (plus discounts for UPMC employees including no cost RN-BSN/MSN options!)

· Top clinicians, leading researchers, and the most modern equipment and technology in health care today

What Does Placement Look Like Post-GNRP?

Upon completion of the Graduate Nurse Rotational Program, placements are determined by participant preference, Hiring Manager preference, and business need through a collaborative matching process at UPMC Western Maryland.

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

Shift/Hours: Our RNs work schedules to ensure 24/7 coverage on the floor.

GNs must have graduated from an accredited nursing program and will have 120 days from the date of graduation to obtain their license.

 

Qualifications

Qualifications:

• BSN Preferred.

• Completion of UPMC Student Nurse Internship Program or student clinical transitions course at UPMC preferred.

• The individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and/or interact appropriately to the ages of the patients served by his/her assigned unit as specified below.

• They must also demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patients’ requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs and to provide the care needs as described in the department policy and procedures.

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

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

• Critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving abilities required as related to various aspects of patient care.

• Good clinical judgment.

• Critical thinking skills necessary to exercise and to lead others in application of the nursing process.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification, but will provide training if necessary.

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

  • Graduate Nurses must obtain a Registered Professional Nurse license 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 within 120 days of the date of their graduation from nursing school.

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

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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