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 »
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 »
As a military veteran and a seasoned licensed practical nurse with a twenty-five-year career, James H. has cared for patients in all kinds of environments. Now, he is leveraging his diverse background to care for the elderly in his own community, at Canterbury 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 »
Every day, many of us move through life in our own little world. But do you ever stop to think about the people in your neighborhood who may be in need — the elderly, the homebound, the disabled, and others? For Carol S., Licensed Practical Nurse, these people are more than just names. She has… Read more »