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Graduate Nurse Rotational Program: UPMC Hamot – Med/Surg (Spring 2022 Graduates)

  • Job ID: 210001ZV
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift:
  • Facility: UPMC Hamot
  • Department: Nursing Administration
  • Location: 201 State St, Erie PA 16550
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $25.57 to $34 / hour

Description

Are you graduating in Spring 2022 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 Hamot

UPMC Hamot is a 423-bed hospital in Erie, PA, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services, and serves as a regional referral hub and Level II Trauma Center. Supported by a 300-member medical staff and nearly 3,000 dedicated employees, UPMC Hamot’s mission is to serve its patients, communities, and one another in the UPMC Hamot tradition of quality, health, healing, and education.

 

What is the Graduate Nurse Rotational Program (GNRP)?

Hamot is pleased to announce we are NOW HIRING Graduate Nurses as full-time Staff Nurses to support various hospital units as part of a special Rotational Program. The GNRP will begin in March 2022.  Previous participants have had the opportunity to rotate through various units including Medical-Surgical Units, Intermediate Units, and our Float Pool for 7 months.

 

Why Join the Graduate Nurse Rotational Program?

  • Having a resource pool nurse as a mentor
  • Having preceptors for each “rotation”
  • Fantastic opportunity to learn from many talented nurses and receive a broad education in nursing
  • Opportunity to explore and find your right ‘home’ in nursing at UPMC

 

What can you Expect as a GNRP 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 UPMC as a Nurse?

  • 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

 

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 Hamot.

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 variable shifts 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 must have a Temporary Practice Permit and commit to taking the NCLEX examination with 4 months of hire.

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:

  • Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse 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.
  • 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.

    ACLS within 1 yr, NIH within 6 months

 

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • NIH Stroke Scale (NIH)
  • Registered Nurse (RN) OR Temporary Practice Permit (TPP)
  • Act 34

 

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