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Job Description

Job Title: Graduate Nurse Opportunities: UPMC Williamsport
Job ID: 200001LY
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Variable
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
Department:
Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701

Description

Are you graduating in Winter 2020 or Spring 2021 from nursing school and looking to start your nursing career at UPMC? 

 
UPMC Williamsport 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!  

This position is eligible for a generous sign-on bonus!  Whether you’re a recent Graduate Nurse looking to launch your nursing career, or a seasoned RN seeking a change, now is your moment to find your place at UPMC!

 

Sign-On Bonus Details

  • $5,000 sign-on bonus available for Graduate Nurses and nurses with less than two years of experience
 
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 and BSN differential 
  • 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 a rotating 12-hour schedule to ensure 24/7 coverage on the floor. 

 

Graduate Nurses are encouraged to apply. GNs must be eligible for State Board Licensure [ability to start with TPP and must obtain license within 120 days of starting in the Staff Nurse role]. 


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


Qualifications

  • 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 patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs and to provide the care needs as described in the department policy and procedures.
  • Zero to one year of experience.
  • Completion of UPMC student nurse internship or student clinical transitions course at UPMC preferred. 
  • 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.
  • Mobility and visual manual dexterity. 
  • Physical stamina for frequent walking, standing, lifting and positioning of patients.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances: 
  • BSN preferred.

  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

  • Act 34 with renewal

  • Act 33 with renewal

  • Registered Nurse (RN) OR Temporary Practice Permit (TPP) at time of hire.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.

  • 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.

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

Salary Range: $29.76 to $44.07 / hour

Union Position: No

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