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Graduate Nurse Rotational Program: UPMC St. Margaret – Medical/Surgical Track (Spring/Summer 2024 Graduates – November Start)

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  • You need a BSN, UPMC Student Nurse Internship Program completion, age-specific patient care skills, positive relationships with staff/patients, critical thinking, PA RN license, CPR certification, Act 34 clearance, BLS, and ability to work effectively in a complex environment.
  • You will rotate through various units, providing competent and compassionate patient care while collaborating with physicians, care providers, patients, and families to achieve desired outcomes. You will set high standards for nursing care and demonstrate a commitment to the profession and community.

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  • Are you graduating in Spring/Summer 2024 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.
  • This position is eligible for a generous sign-on bonus! Whether you’re a recent Graduate Nurse looking to launch your nursing career, or a seasoned RN seeking a change, now is your moment to find your place at UPMC!


  • 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

Education requirements


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 November 2022 to rotate through various units including:
  • 4A – Our 4A Nursing Unit is a 28 bed, private room, acute rehabilitation unit. The unit provides comprehensive rehabilitation services to adult and geriatric patients ages 18 and over
  • 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 ICU care.
  • 5A – The 5A Nursing Unit is a 34-bed medical/surgical unit with neurological and oncology subspecialties. The services provided on the 5A Nursing Unit include all medical/surgical needs within our realm of practice specializing in stroke, cancer, and palliative/hospice care
  • 5B– 5B is a 33 bed, private room, Medical-Surgical unit, the unit provides medical-surgical care to adult and geriatric patients ages 18 and over. A full range of general adult medical diagnoses admitted to the unit include, but are not limited to, the following: CHF, COPD, Peritoneal Dialysis.
  • While rotating through each of these units you will also be able to learn skills from some of our other units in the hospital, including Wound Care, PT/OT, IV Team, Care Management, Respiratory.
  • 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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