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Graduate Nurse Rotational Program: UPMC St. Margaret – Acute Care (Spring/Summer 2024 Graduates – November Start)

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  • You need a BSN, UPMC internship experience, and PA RN licensure to join our Graduate Nurse Rotational Program. Show clinical skill, critical thinking, and ability to provide age-specific care. Must have CPR, Act 34, and BLS certification.
  • You will provide competent patient care, demonstrate empathy, and collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to achieve desired outcomes for patients and their families in a fast-paced and dynamic healthcare environment.

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  • UPMC St. Margaret Hospital is a 3 Time Magnet ANCC Designated Hospital, we are a 250-bed teaching hospital situated on a 21-acre campus near Aspinwall, PA


  • 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 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 within 4 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

Area of Responsibilities



  • UPMC St. Margaret 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. The GNRP will begin in Nov 2022 to rotate through various units including:
  • 3B – 3B Stepdown is an acuity adaptable, fast paced 34 bed telemetry Step Down unit that serves the needs of critically ill patients from admission through discharge. The patient population is medical patients who require a higher level of cardiac monitoring than can be achieved with flex monitoring on a Medical Surgical floor, but who do not require the ICU care.
  • 6B – 6B is a 34-bed medical/surgical unit that provides care to adult and geriatric patients with a focus on pre and post-surgical patients. We also have stepdown beds available on this unit. We provide care to a full range of general adult medical diagnoses, but our primary specialties are general surgery, vascular surgery, thoracic surgery, ENT, GYN, urologic surgery, and plastic surgery
  • ICU– The Intensive Care Unit is a 7 bed Medical Surgical ICU that cares for the critically ill. The nursing care is provided to patients who are critically ill, cardiac compromised or clinically unstable. The services provided encompass all medical and surgical needs of the critically ill patients including but not limited to hemodynamic and cardiac monitoring, continuous renal replacement therapy, and patients requiring specialized medications.
  • ED – A 24 hour- 7 day a week community Emergency Department. The unit has 26 beds, along with an 8 bed holding area. The Emergency Department is a certified (AHA) primary stroke center and specializes in orthopedics. The ED sees a variety of medical emergencies, including chest pain, shortness of breath, stroke symptoms, orthopedic emergencies, abdominal pain, and minor trauma. The scope of service includes patients of all ages. In 2019, our Emergency Department was the only hospital in the state of PA to receive the prestigious ENA Lantern Award for their exceptional practice and innovative performance in the core areas of leadership, practice, education, advocacy, and research.
  • 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.


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