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UPMC Staff Nurse- 5 South in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


ANCC Magnet designated UPMC Passavant is currently hiring a Full-Time Staff Nurse to support the 5 South Tower at our McCandless location. This position will work rotating shifts, including weekends and holidays.

As a nurse at UPMC, you will find:

· Competitive wages, with the highest BSN differential in the greater Pittsburgh area

· An incomparable benefits package, including tuition reimbursement

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

The Professional Staff Nurse is a valued step in the UPMC nursing career ladder, with opportunities for continued growth and advancement; Graduate Nurses are encouraged to apply. Title and salary will be determined based upon education and nursing experience. Six months experience is required for Professional Staff Nurses.


  • Applies thenursing process within the framework of Relationship Based Care to createa healing environment. Formulates daily goals and a plan of care forpatients that involves the patient as partner and considers the individualneeds of the patient in a holistic manner.

  • Demonstratescritical thinking in the identification of clinical, social, safety,psychological, and spiritual issues for the patient within an episode ofcare.

  • Practicessolid communication skills, and is able to articulate and translate thepatient's condition to other care providers and to negotiate and makerecommendations for changes in patient care and unit practices. Patientdocumentation is comprehensive and promotes communication betweencaregivers.

  • Creates acaring and compassionate patient-focused experience by building healingrelationships with patients, families, and colleagues.

  • Incorporatesnational professional organization as well as business unit and healthsystem goals to improve patient safety, quality, and satisfaction.


  • Zero to one year of experience.

  • Completion of UPMC student nurse internship or student clinical transitions course at UPMC preferred

  • BSN preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Current Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse

  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Must complete licensure examination within FOUR MONTHS of hire or within one year of graduation, whichever comes first. Though temporary permits are valid for one year from the date of graduation, not one year from issue of permit (or until the results of the examination are known at which time it becomes null and void), UPMC requires that GNs take the licensure examination within 4 months of their start date or they will be terminated or demoted from the GN position, at the discretion of the BU.

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

  • Registered Nurse (RN) OR Temporary Practice Permit (TPP)

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. REQNUMBER: 25440387