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Staff Nurse – Rehab - UPMC Mckeesport


Are you passionate about building patient and family connections in a healing environment?  With longer lengths of stay compared to many other nursing units, you can build patient and family connections to another level.  Want to work in a collaborative environment with an interdisciplinary team?  You’ll have the opportunity to work with and learn from various colleagues including Psychiatrists, Physical Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologists, Case Managers, and more to provide holistic care for your patients.  Want to be part of a Rehab family with access to the best of the best?  As part of our UPMC Rehab Network, the resources are endless.  Want a role that will keep you on your toes both physically and mentally?  This could be the perfect opportunity for you! 

This position is eligible for a generous sign-on bonus! If you are a new Nurse, now is your moment to find your place at UPMC McKeesport!

Sign-On Bonus Details:

  • Candidates hired into a sign-on bonus eligible role will be asked to make a two-year work commitment.
  • $10,000 for registered nurses or graduate nurses with less than two years of experience
  •  $15,000 for registered nurses with two or more years of experience

About UPMC McKeesport

UPMC McKeesport is dedicated to providing the right care, every time, which is the guiding mission of all UPMC McKeesport staff. From our surgeons in the operating room, to our nurses at the bedside, our staff is committed to excellence in the delivery of health care services to our patients.


About UPMC Nursing:

  • We are passionate about listening to the voice of our nurses, and our nurses play an active role in key decisions impacting care and the UPMC Nursing culture.
  • Our benefits package is incomparable and includes options to meet you wherever you are in your journey.  As part of that package, we greatly value education – shown by paying our nurses more for achieving key educational milestones, assisting with education payments, and even offering partnerships that allow you to further your education for zero cost. 
  • We are honored to work with top clinicians, leading researchers, and the most modern equipment and technology in health care today.


  • 0-1 year RN experience.
  • Completion of UPMC student nurse internship or student clinical transitions course at UPMC preferred.
  • BSN preferred.
  • Basic Arrhythmia Class and Critical Care Class for ICU Unit

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    NIH Certification will be required within 6 months of hire for the following units: ED, CVU, ICU and 5M.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.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Registered Nurse (RN) OR Temporary Practice Permit (TPP)
  • Act 34

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