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Graduate Nurse Rotational Program: Shadyside Hospital – Select Your Own Track (Spring/Summer 2024 Graduates)

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  • You must have PA nursing license, BLS/CPR certification, strong clinical skills, and ability to work under pressure. Completion of UPMC student programs preferred. Flexible and dedicated to patient care.
  • You will rotate through different units in oncology, medicine, and surgical service lines at UPMC Shadyside, providing compassionate care and gaining specialized knowledge in each area. Join the Graduate Nurse Rotational Program to kickstart your nursing career.

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  • UPMC Shadyside is a three-time Magnet-designated hospital, as well as a renowned teaching hospital and center of ongoing, cutting-edge research and education. If you are ready for an impacting and rewarding opportunity to join the forefront of nursing, we invite you to apply today!
  • Participants will have the opportunity to rotate through three units of their choice amongst our three service lines for ten months.


  • Graduate Nurses who are eligible for the State Board Licensure and Staff Nurses with nursing experience will be considered for this position. Please note that the below salary may vary pending years of experience and education of the selected candidate.
  • Associate’s Degree in Nursing, or BSN, or MSN is required.
  • 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 with the ages of the patients served by his/her assigned unit as specified below.
  • 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 patient’s requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs and 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, and handle multiple/changing priorities and specialized equipment.
  • Critical thinking skills are necessary to exercise and to lead others in the application of the nursing process. Mobility and visual manual dexterity. Physical stamina for frequent walking, standing, lifting, and positioning of patients.
  • 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 FOUR months of hire.
  • UPMC-approved national certification is preferred.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
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Area of Responsibilities



  • Oncology Service Line encompasses five units focused on the care of oncology patients. We specialize in blood disorders, lymphoma patients receiving chemotherapy, stem cell transplants, and hematology/oncology treatment of leukemia on units 2 Pavilion, 2 South, 5 Main, 6 Main, 6 West, and 7 Main. There are opportunities for growth and development through continued education opportunities and certification as an Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN).
  • Medicine Service Line at UPMC Shadyside is a significant service supporting our academic teaching program mission. Units 3 East, 3 Pavilion, 4 East, 4 Pavilion/South, and 5 Pavilion with over 120 beds. These units care for patients of all ages who are being treated for a wide array of conditions that allow for nurses to be telemetry-trained, NIH stroke certified, and med/surg RN’s.
  • Surgical Service Line consists of several departments all with a unique surgically based focus. Each unit is staffed by nurses who are specialists in their respective fields and provide compassionate care and clinical excellence: 3 Main-Thoracic Surgery, 3 West-Surgical Orthopedic, 4 Main-Surgical Oncology, 6/7 Pavilion Med/Surg Urology, and 7 West-Neuro Surgical/Oncology.
  • What is the Graduate Nurse Rotational Program (GNRP)?
  • UPMC Shadyside is pleased to announce we are NOW HIRING Graduate Nurses as full-time Professional Staff Nurses to support units amongst our three service lines as part of a special Rotational Program. The GNRP will begin in August 2024 for Spring graduates or Fall 2024 for Summer graduates.


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