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Graduate Nurse Rotational Program: UPMC Williamsport– Med/Surg Track (Fall 2024 Graduates)

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  • You must be a Fall 2024 Graduate Nurse eligible for State Board Licensure. BSN preferred, with completed UPMC Student Nurse Internship Program or clinical transitions course. Strong clinical skills, critical thinking, and PA RN licensure required. CPR certification and clearances needed.
  • You will provide high-quality patient care, build relationships with care providers, patients, and families, and demonstrate empathy and a passion for learning in a fast-paced medical/surgical environment.

Graduate Job



  • UPMC Williamsport 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 February 2024. Previous participants have had the opportunity to rotate through various units including 5 East Acute Care & Trauma Medical/Surgical, 7 East Medical/Surgical with a focus on Oncology and Neuro patients, and the Total Joint Unit which has a focus on Post Operative and Orthopedic surgery patients for 4 months.


  • Graduate Nurses are encouraged to apply. GNs must be eligible for State Board Licensure and successfully pass the examination before beginning this role.
  • Qualifications:
  • 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
  • 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 33 Clearance
  • Act 73 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.
  • 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 Williamsport
  • Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title and salary from the My Nursing Career Ladder based on their individual experience and education.


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