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Graduate Nurse Unit Bundle: UPMC East – Critical Care

  • Job ID: 2100022J
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Rotating
  • Facility: UPMC East
  • Department:
  • Location: , Monroeville PA
  • Union Position: no
  • Salary Range: $26.70 to $35.74 / hour

Description

Are you graduating in Fall 2021, Spring 2022, or Summer 2022 from nursing school and looking to launch your nursing career?  If you know the hospital you’d like to work at and service line/specialty you’d like to work within, but are open to the exact unit you’re placed on, our Graduate Nurse Unit Bundle opportunities can be the perfect way to get started!

 

About UPMC East & Our Graduate Nurse Unit Bundle Opportunities

*UPMC East is a state-of-the-art community hospital designed to be the hospital of tomorrow, today.   
Our 16.7-acre campus in Monroeville provides care for our neighbors throughout the communities east of Pittsburgh. At UPMC East, we utilize the latest resources in advanced medical technology, infection control, and patient comfort and safety to provide the highest possible level of patient care!

UPMC East has everything to offer when looking for start your Nursing Career. We have opportunities in our Emergency Department, Step-Down Unit, ICU, and Clinical Decision Unit!

*If offered an opportunity for this track, you will be placed on one of our Critical Care 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 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 and successfully pass the examination before beginning this role OR ability to start with TPP and must obtain license within 4 Months. 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

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

  • 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 required within 1 year of hire date
  • PALS required within 1 year of hire date
  • NIH required within 6 months of hire date
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • NIH Stroke Scale (NIH)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal
  • *Clearances may differ depending on which unit you're hired on

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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