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Graduate Nurse: UPMC Chautauqua

Company: UPMC - Pittsburgh Medical Center
Location: Jamestown
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAre you a current student nurse graduating in Fall/Winter 2024 or Summer 2025 and looking to continue your nursing career at UPMC?
UPMC Chautauqua is pleased to announce we are NOW HIRING Graduate Nurses as full-time Professional Staff Nurses. Graduate Nurse Opportunities are highly sought-after and help recent graduates launch their nursing career at UPMC!
UPMC Chautauqua Units:


  • 3D: This is a mixed ICU and step-down unit. The primary focus is caring for a variety of patients requiring a higher level of care for both medical and surgical needs. The unit services patient populations requiring ventilators, Bipap, high flow oxygen therapy, as well as acute/unstable post operative surgical patients.
  • 4D: This is a 30-bed Medical/Surgical unit. The unit has the ability to manage some stable pediatric admissions. This blended unit provides post-operative adult care as well as care for medical conditions. They provide wound care including wound vacs. Surgical patients include orthopedic, bariatric, urological and other general surgeries. It is a busy and fast-paced unit with a dedicated nursing staff who make teamwork and patient care a priority. ($10,000 Sign On Bonus for Graduate Nurses)
  • 5D: This is a 30-bed telemetry unit. The unit provides care for adults 18 and older. They see patients with a variety of medical illnesses that require cardiac monitoring to manage their acute health conditions. 5D provides care of the patient through compassion, along with required anti-arrhythmic medications, electrolyte replacement, hemodynamic medication administration, and acute medical management. The unit also services patients that may require medical management of their withdrawal symptoms as well. It is an exciting and fast-paced unit with a compassionate nursing staff who make teamwork and patient care a priority. ($15,000 Sign On Bonus for Graduate Nurses)
  • Behavioral Health: This unit is comprised of 2 separate inpatient mental health units. We have a 20 bed unit for adults age 18 and older and a 10 bed adolescent unit for children under 18 years old. We focus on providing stabilization of mental health issues in order to discharge patients safely into the community. Our staff provide compassionate care to patients in mental health crises. Staff have the opportunity to take part in an interdisciplinary treatment team which makes decisions about treatment for each patient. ($10,000 Sign On Bonus for Graduate Nurses)
  • Emergency Department: This unit is a 28-bed state of the art emergency department that is comprised of primarily private rooms and sees approximately 100 patients per day. They offer care to all ages and presentations, have BH services, services for sexual assault victims and stabilized traumas, acute cardiac and neuro events. It is a busy and fast-paced unit with a dedicated nursing staff who make teamwork and patient care a priority.

    What can you Expect as a 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 $15,000* for Graduate Nurses (*Amount and eligibility based on type of nursing role, unit and candidate experience)
    • UPMC's brand new Monthly Loan Repayment program, exclusively 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, including a brand-new nursing career ladder added just this year, 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 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


      Shifts/Hours: Our RNs work a variable 12-hour schedule to ensure 24/7 coverage on the floor.
      Graduate Nurses must be eligible for State Board Licensure and successfully pass the examination before beginning this role OR ability to start with Limited Permit and must obtain license within 6 months amount of time of beginning position. Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title and salary from the My Nursing Career Ladder based on their individual experience and education.

      • Graduate Nurses 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 of beginning position. Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title and salary from the My Nursing Career Ladder based on their individual experience and education.

        License, Certifications, and Clearances:


        • UPMC approved national certification preferred. 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. PR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire ACLS 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) Registered Nurse (RN) Act 33 with renewal Act 34 with renewal Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal


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

Keywords: UPMC - Pittsburgh Medical Center, Erie , Graduate Nurse: UPMC Chautauqua, Healthcare , Jamestown, Pennsylvania

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