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Graduate Nurse Rotational Program: UPMC Mercy – Surgical Track (Spring 2024 Graduates)

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  • You must have a BSN, completed UPMC nursing internship, valid PA RN license, CPR certification, and clearances/background checks. Strong clinical skills, critical thinking, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment are essential.
  • You will provide highly competent patient care, demonstrate empathy, and collaborate with physicians, care providers, patients, and families to achieve desired outcomes. Setting standards for nursing care, you will exemplify commitment to the community and profession.

Graduate Job



  • UPMC Mercy 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 August 2024. Previous participants have had the opportunity to rotate through various units including 12E Progressive Care, 8E Surgical Care, 9E Cardio Care and our Med/Surg ICU 3 for 12 months. 


  • 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.
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Act 73 FBI Fingerprinting Clearance
  • Act 33 Child Abuse Clearance
  • Basic Life Support

Area of Responsibilities



  • 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.


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