Are you graduating in Spring 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.
About UPMC Hamot
UPMC Hamot is a 423-bed hospital in Erie, PA, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services, and serves as a regional referral hub and Level II Trauma Center. Supported by a 300-member medical staff and nearly 3,000 dedicated employees, UPMC Hamot's mission is to serve its patients, communities, and one another in the UPMC Hamot tradition of quality, health, healing, and education. UPMC Hamot's superior health care services are continually recognized by notable accrediting bodies.
What is the Graduate Nurse Rotational Program (GNRP)?
UPMC Hamot 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.
Why Join the Graduate Nurse Rotational Program?
Opportunity to be mentored by both a staff nurse and a nurse leader
Guidance from a preceptor while on each rotation
Fantastic opportunity to learn from many talented nurses and receive a broad exposure to clinical specialties
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?
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 Hamot.
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] -OR- [must have a Temporary Practice Permit and commit to taking the NCLEX examination with 4 months of hire or one year after graduation.
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 patients 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 with (X) 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
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