Staff Position

Registered Nurse (RN) - PCU - Progressive Care Unit
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

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Graduate Nurse Rotational Program: Critical Care Track (Fall 2024 Graduates)

Graduate Nurse Rotational Program: Critical Care Track Job Title: Graduate Nurse Rotational Program: UPMC Passavant - Critical Care Track (Fall/Winter 2024 Graduates) Description: Are you graduating in Fall/Winter 2024 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 Passavant UPMC Passavant is located in McCandless, PA, about 20 minutes north of Pittsburgh. What is the Graduate Nurse Rotational Program (GNRP)? UPMC Passavant is pleased to announce we are NOW HIRING Graduate Nurses as full-time Professional Staff Nurses to support various hospital units as part of a special Rotational Program. The GNRP will begin in March of 2025. Previous participants have had the opportunity to rotate through various units including the Emergency Department, both Stepdown Units, and either the MICU/SICU OR the CVICU for 14 weeks. This program is all precepting! Why Join the Graduate Nurse Rotational Program? * Opportunity to explore and find your right 'home' in nursing at UPMC * Fantastic opportunity to learn from many talented nurses and receive a broad education in nursing * Having a resource pool nurse as a mentor * Having preceptors for each rotation What Can You Expect as a GNRP Professional Staff Nurse? The Professional 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 Professional 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 Professional 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. How Does UPMC Support our Nurses? UPMC is committed to investing in nurses like you -financially, personally, and professionally -starting on day one of your career. From tackling student loans to advancing your career later in life, UPMC is the partner you need to succeed and thrive in your nursing career. Here are a few examples of how we support our nurses: * Generous Sign-On Bonus of up to $10,000* for Graduate Nurses (*Amount and eligibility based on type of nursing role and candidate experience) * UPMC's Monthly Loan Repayment program, for 2024 & 2025 nursing graduates, offering $20,000* in loan repayment paid over three years (*Eligible flex full-time RN roles to receive prorated amount) * Up to five and a half weeks of Paid Time Off annually, plus seven paid holidays each year * Dedicated career ladders allowing you to achieve your highest potential while rewarding you for your experience and advanced education * Tuition reimbursement of up to $6,000 per academic year at any accredited institution, available to employees and their dependents (plus other educational discounts for UPMC employees, including no-cost RN-BSN/MSN options!) * Top clinicians, leading researchers, and the most modern equipment and technology in health care today 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 Passavant. 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. 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 within 6 months of hire. Qualifications: *

  • * Completion of UPMC Student Nurse Internship Program or student clinical transitions course at UPMC preferred. * Demonstrate the knowledge and skills needed to provide care and interact with all ages of patients. * Understand the principles of growth and development over the lifespan. * Assess data on patients' statuses to identify each patient's specific care needs. * Establish and maintain positive, caring relationships with patients and their families, executives, managers, physicians, non-physician providers, ancillary and support staff, and other departments. * Work productively and effectively in an environment with changing priorities that require specialized skills. * Think critically to analyze and problem-solve to deliver the best patient care. * Use sound clinical judgment, think critically, and problem-solve to deliver quality patient care when it matters most. * Understand, apply, and champion nursing best practices. 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 with 6 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
  • Pay

    Average Pennsylvania Staff Position Pay


    The average salary for a PCU - Progressive Care Unit is 43% lower than the US average of $47.

    Estimate based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.