At UPMC, we are committed to keeping our community safe and healthy as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds. As our team continues to provide Life Changing Medicine to our patients, our recruiters will continue to fill positions throughout this time. Interviews and other processes may be modified to protect the safety of our candidates and employees. Thank you for your patience.

For more information about UPMC's response to COVID-19, please visit upmc.com/coronavirus.

Job Description

Job Title: Graduate Nurse Opportunities: UPMC Mercy Hospital- Med/Surg
Job ID: 200001CH
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Rotating
Facility: UPMC Mercy
Department:
Location: 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh PA 15218

Description

Are you graduating in Winter 2020 or Spring 2021 from nursing school and looking to launch your nursing career?  Our Graduate Nurse Opportunities can be the perfect way to get started 

 

UPMC Mercy Hospital is pleased to announce we are NOW HIRING Graduate Nurses as full-time Staff Nurses.  Graduate Nurse Opportunities are highly sought-after and help recent graduates launch their nursing career at UPMC!  


About UPMC Mercy Hospital & Our GN Med/Surg Opportunity 

Located in downtown Pittsburgh, UPMC Mercy is the region’s only combined Level 1 Trauma Center and Comprehensive Burn Center. It is also the home and hub of the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute. As Pittsburgh’s only Catholic hospital, UPMC Mercy works to provide compassionate quality health care to all people. 

*If offered an opportunity for this track, you will be placed on one of our Med/Surg units closer to your start date. 


What can you Expect as a Staff Nurse? 

The 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 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 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. 


Why Join us as a UPMC Nurse? 

  • Competitive wages, with the highest BSN differential in the greater Pittsburgh area

  • An incomparable benefits package, including tuition reimbursement 

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

  • The Staff Nurse is a valued step in the UPMC nursing career ladder, with opportunities for continued growth and advancement. 

 

Shifts/Hours: Our RNs work rotating 12-hours to ensure 24/7 coverage on the floor. 

 

Graduate Nurses are encouraged to apply. GNs must be eligible for State Board Licensure, and successfully pass the examination before beginning this role OR ability to start with TPP and must obtain license within 12 amount of time of beginning position. Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title and salary from the My Nursing Career Ladder based on their individual experience and education. 


Responsibilities:
  • Applies the nursing process within the framework of Relationship Based Care to create a healing environment. Formulates daily goals and a plan of care for patients that involves the patient as partner and considers the individual needs of the patient in a holistic manner.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking in the identification of clinical, social, safety, psychological, and spiritual issues for the patient within an episode of care.
  • Practices solid communication skills and is able to articulate and translate the patient's condition to other care providers and to negotiate and make recommendations for changes in patient care and unit practices. Patient documentation is comprehensive and promotes communication between caregivers.
  • Creates a caring and compassionate patient-focused experience by building healing relationships with patients, families, and colleagues.
  • Incorporates national professional organization as well as business unit and health system goals to improve patient safety, quality, and satisfaction.

Qualifications

  • 0-6 months RN experience preferred
  •  BSN preferred 
  • Completion of UPMC student nurse internship or student clinical transitions course at UPMC preferred

      Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Registered Nurse (RN) OR Temporary Practice Permit.
  • Must complete licensure examination within FOUR MONTHS of hire or within one year of graduation, whichever comes first. Though temporary permits are valid for one year from the date of graduation, not one year from issue of permit (or until the results of the examination are known at which time it becomes null and void), UPMC requires that GNs take the licensure examination within 4 months of their start date or they will be terminated or demoted from the GN position, at the discretion of the BU.
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

 

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

 

 

Salary Range: $28.49 to $41.09 / hour

Union Position: No

Apply Current Employee?

UPMC VALUES

At UPMC, our shared goal is to create a cohesive, positive, experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. If you too are driven by these values, you may be a great fit at UPMC!

QUALITY & SAFETY
DIGNITY & RESPECT
CARING & LISTENING
RESPONSIBILITY & INTEGRITY
EXCELLENCE & INNOVATION

UPMC provides a total rewards package that can help you achieve the goals you have for your career and your personal life. Whether you want to learn a new skill through a training course, reach personal health and wellness targets, become more involved in your community, or follow a career path that provides you with the right experience to be successful, UPMC can help you get to where you want to be.


WORKING HERE



Now more than ever, YOU can help us shape our communities and UPMC into a better place for everyone to work, study, play, and thrive.

Learn more about working here and check out our policies and recent updates.

UPMC Health Plan Named Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality in 2020


UPMC Ranked #1 Best Places for Women and Diverse Managers in 2019

Share:
Talent Network