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Inside the Operating Room: Q&A with UPMC Surgical Technologists

Did you know that you don't need to be a surgeon to experience the fast-paced and thrilling world of the ...

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Carol S., Licensed Practical Nurse, UPMC Heritage Place

From Patients to Family: Why Your Community Needs LPNs Like You

Every day, many of us move through life in our own little world. But do you ever stop to think ...

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Kelsey M., Licensed Practical Nurse, UPMC Seneca Place

3 Things You Didn't Know About Working in Senior Communities

When you picture a senior living facility, what comes to mind? The caring staff, the friendly community of residents — ...

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James H., LPN, Canterbury Place

Not Your Average Career: My Path to Canterbury Place

As a military veteran and a seasoned licensed practical nurse with a twenty-five-year career, James H. has cared for patients ...

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Why I Overcame My Fears to Become A Nurse: My Care Changes Lives

If you have set foot into the medical world, then you have probably been impacted by the work of a ...

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Finding Harmony in My Second Career: Meredith’s Path to Nursing

Changing your career is an overwhelming idea. After spending years learning and investing in one type of work, it can be scary to imagine leaving it all behind to pursue a new occupation. But for those who are willing to take the plunge, a “second career” can bring renewed energy, passion, and fulfillment to life.

Balancing Career and Family: Why Home Health Makes Sense For Me

Header image of Nicole M., Professional Staff Nurse, UPMC Home Health Care

Not all nursing careers take place within the four walls of a hospital. Many nurses serve their communities by going into patients’ homes and providing valuable one-on-one care. For Nicole M., a Professional Staff Nurse with UPMC Home Health Care, what began as an itch to connect more deeply with patients has transformed into a… Read more »

Inside the Operating Room: Q&A with UPMC Surgical Technologists

Header image of three Surgical Technologists in an operating room

Did you know that you don’t need to be a surgeon to experience the fast-paced and thrilling world of the operating room? Before surgery even begins, surgical technologists play an essential role in preparing the patient for surgery and ensuring that the operation goes as smoothly as possible. But what does it take to be… Read more »

3 Things You Didn’t Know About Working in Senior Communities

Kelsey M., Licensed Practical Nurse, UPMC Seneca Place

When you picture a senior living facility, what comes to mind? The caring staff, the friendly community of residents — all of these are familiar parts of the senior care environment. But what is it really like to work in a UPMC Senior Community? Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Kelsey M. took us behind the scenes… Read more »