Graduate Nurse Rotational Program (WINTER 2021 GRADUATES) UPMC Mercy – Neuro Track

UPMC
Full time Full day
Vandergrift, PA

Description

Are you graduating in Winter 2021 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.


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!


Sign-On Bonus Details:

$10,000 for graduate nurses with a graduation date of December 2021 or beyond

Candidates hired into a sign-on bonus eligible role will be asked to make a two-year work commitment.


About UPMC Mercy


Located in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh, UPMC Mercy is Western Pennsylvania’s only hospital with a combined Level I Regional Resource Trauma Center and Comprehensive Burn Center under one roof. UPMC Mercy is also the home of our Rehabilitation Institute, which is one of the of the leading rehabilitation programs in the United States as well as a dedicated Comprehensive Stroke Center as accredited by the Joint and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.


What is the Graduate Nurse Rotational Program (GNRP)?


UPMC Mercy 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 6E/6F Brain Injury/Stroke, 10E Progressive Care, 7F Neuro Trauma and the Medical ICU for 12 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?


  • 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


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 UPMC Mercy

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 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.



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 Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse required prior to program start date OR must have a Temporary Practice Permit and commit to taking the NCLEX examination within 4 months of hire.


  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire


  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance


  • Basic Life Support


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

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