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Whether you’re a nursing student, an experienced nurse looking for your next step, or somewhere in between, UPMC offers the structure and support to help you thrive.

Nursing Opportunities at UPMC

Your Career, Your Way

When our team of more than 20,000 nurses chose to work at UPMC, they chose more than just a job. They chose excellence, culture, flexibility, growth, and more. We empower, support, and partner with nurses starting on day one of their careers – ensuring that becoming a nurse at UPMC is a choice you can be confident in.

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UPMC Travel Staffing

UPMC Travel Staffing is an internal staffing department that allows you to provide care anywhere within UPMC. With UPMC Travel Staffing, you’ll rotate to a new UPMC facility every six weeks, giving you the opportunity to experience our hospitals and grow your professional network. With premium compensation, a generous travel allowance, and access to all the benefits and perks of being a Life Changer, UPMC Travel Staffing is here to help you get where you want to be.

Experienced Nurses

With more than 20 clinical specialties and 50 specialty nursing roles offered through UPMC’s My Nursing Career ladder, there’s a nursing role for your interests, skills, goals, and lifestyle. Explore positions at our large urban hospitals or smaller rural facilities, plus opportunities in senior living, home health, Travel Staffing, Resource Float Pool, and even virtual care.

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Graduate Nurses

To help graduate nurses start their careers with confidence, UPMC is offering sign-on bonuses of up to $10,000, paired with an additional $20,000 for our brand-new Monthly Loan Repayment incentive. Learn more below about how UPMC is committed to helping new nurses thrive – financially, personally, and professionally.

Student Nurses

Whether you’re already a nursing student or looking to start your nursing career, achieve your goals and develop the career you want with UPMC. With six campuses throughout Pennsylvania and various program lengths to accommodate your learning and lifestyle needs, UPMC Schools of Nursing pave your path to becoming a registered nurse in as little as 16 months. Once you’re on your way to becoming a nurse, our 10-week, paid Student Nurse Internship program helps you network with nursing professionals and build skills through direct patient care experiences.

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Nursing Support

Nursing assistants (NAs) and patient care technicians (PCTs) help us deliver the very best care to our patients. With flexible scheduling and competitive compensation, these roles make a very rewarding career or a great first step into health care.

Nursing at UPMC

By the Numbers
Nurses across UPMC
Magnet® designated hospitals
Specialty nursing roles
Clinical specialities

Join Our Talent Community

Whether you’ve already applied or are just interested in learning more, stay connected with our team and get updates about career opportunities with UPMC.