Posts Categorized: Clinical

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 »