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UPMC Graduate Nurse Rotational Program - UPMC Chautauqua (Spring 2024 Grads) in Jamestown, New York

Are you graduating in the Fall/Winter of 2023, Spring of 2024, or Summer of 2024 from nursing school and looking to launch your nursing career? Our Graduate Nurse Rotational Program at UPMC Chautauqua 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.

What is the Graduate Nurse Rotational Program (GNRP)?

UPMC Chautauqua 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. Within the GNRP you will get the chance to rotate through various Units such as Telemetry, Intensive Care Unit and Medical / Surgical.

Why Join the Graduate Nurse Rotational Program?

  • Opportunity to explore and find your right ‘home’ in nursing at UPMC.

  • Fantastic opportunity to learn from many talented nurses and receive a broad education in nursing.

  • Having a resource pool nurse as a mentor.

  • Having preceptors for each rotation.

What Can You Expect as a GNRP Professional Staff Nurse?

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 patient’s 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.

How Does UPMC Support Our Nurses?

UPMC is committed to investing in nurses like you –financially, personally, and professionally –starting on day one of your career. From tackling student loans to advancing your career later in life, UPMC is the partner you need to succeed and thrive in your nursing career.

Here are a few examples of how we support our nurses:

  • Generous Sign-On Bonus of up to $15,000* for Graduate Nurses (*Amount and eligibility based on the type of nursing role and candidate experience ).

  • UPMC’s Monthly Loan Repayment program, for 2023 & 2024 nursing graduates, offering $20,000* in loan repayment paid over three years (*Eligible flex full-time RN roles to receive prorated amount).

  • Up to five and a half weeks of Paid Time Off annually, plus seven paid holidays each year.

  • Dedicated career ladders allow you to achieve your highest potential while rewarding you for your experience and advanced education.

  • Tuition reimbursement of up to $6,000 per academic year at any accredited institution, available to employees and their dependents (plus other educational discounts for UPMC employees, including no-cost RN-BSN/MSN options).

  • Top clinicians, leading researchers, and the most modern equipment and technology in health care today.

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 Chautauqua.

  • Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title and salary from the My Nursing Career Ladder based on their individual experience and education.

  • 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.

  • Good clinical judgment with critical thinking, analytical, and problem-solving abilities required as related to various aspects of patient care.

  • Critical thinking skills 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.

  • Completion of UPMC Student Nurse Internship Program or Student Clinical Transitions course at UPMC preferred.

  • BSN preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Current New York State 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 is required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).

  • Act 34 and 73.

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran/Minority