Job Description

Job Title: 2019 UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Nursing Open House
Job ID: 1800013Z
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Children's Hospital of Pgh
Location: 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15224


Are you passionate about pediatric nursing? Are you an upcoming Graduate Nurse in 2019? Are you interested in experiencing what it would be like to work at one of the nation's finest Children's Hospitals? Consider attending this fantastic, exclusive, once a year event! 

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh is hosting their annual Open House for graduate nurses currently in their final stages of nursing school. The goal of this event is to acquaint upcoming nurses with our facility and familiarize them with the hiring process at Children's. There will be numerous opportunities to meet with nursing leadership, recruitment staff, and tour our Magnet winning facility. Apply to this posting if you are interested in attending the event being held on Saturday, January 5th, 2019! Further information and details will be provided to interested nursing student applicants towards the end of November 2018.

Nursing opportunities across Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC are available on all units including, Acute Care, Critical Care, Peri Op, and Emergency Medicine within our Lawrenceville location in the city of Pittsburgh. 

Our inpatient nursing positions work rotating shifts. You will manage and provide patient care activities for a group of patients and their families through the application of independent judgment, communication and collaboration with all team members. 

The title and pay rate for Graduate Nurse positions vary depending on education and years of experience. The starting salary for a Graduate Nurse, nonBSN is $25.46/hour.


Demonstrates accountability for professional development that improves the quality of professional practice and the quality of patient care.

Applies the nursing process within the framework of Relationship Based Care to create a healing environment.

Demonstrates knowledge of adult learning principles (and/or teaching children if applicable) and applies in teaching of patients, families, students and new staff
Actively participates in department or unit-specific quality improvement efforts.

Develops and maintains productive working relationships internally and externally by demonstrating accountability for actions, enthusiasm, motivation and commitment to patients and colleagues.

There will be two sessions held, each lasting approx four hours. The first begins at 830am, and the second at 10am. Based on your availability please select your preference below. You will receive a confirmation email closer to the event.


Graduate Nurses expected to complete Nursing School by Summer 2019 strongly preferred

Experienced  Nurses are strongly encouraged to apply to other opportunities within the hospital.

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

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

Good clinical judgment with critical thinking, analytical and problem solving abilities as related to various aspects of patient care is required.

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

Mobility and visual manual dexterity as well as physical stamina for frequent walking, standing, lifting and positioning of patients is required

Salary Range: $0 / hour

Union Position: No

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