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To Teach and Empower: My Role as a Home Health Nurse

Most types of nursing involve similar responsibilities — monitoring patients’ conditions, administering medications, maintaining records, and educating patients and their ...

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Actions Speak Louder Than Words – UPMC's Student Nurse Internship

At UPMC, our patients are our top priority. Our nurses may be busy administering medication and juggling their schedules, but ...

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A Day in My Shoes – UPMC's Summer Associates Program

Becoming a UPMC Summer Associate means taking a big step into the professional world and preparing for your future. This ...

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Five Reasons to Choose UPMC Hamot, In the Words of Our Nurses

Many people recognize UPMC for its corporate headquarters and flagship hospitals in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but just over 100 miles north, ...

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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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Making a Difference at UPMC Health Plan

I’ve worked at UPMC Health Plan as a Customer Service Representative since April 2013. At that time, I wanted a job in Pittsburgh, where I went to college, and somewhere that offered more personal interaction and tangible impact than my last workplace. UPMC provided both and more. It’s hard to describe an average day at UPMC since… Read more »

ISD@Children’s

Once I received the email that I would be working at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC in the Information Services Department with the myCHP patient portal team, I truly did not know what to expect. I never went to CHP as a child and even if I had, it was not merged with UPMC… Read more »

5 Tips for Working in Pittsburgh

Working for UPMC as a Summer Associate will probably be the first time that many people will work in a city. This is especially true for those SA’s who are assigned to work in the Steel Building, but almost every hospital location is in an urban area. Forbes Tower is in the middle of Oakland… Read more »

Out and About in Oakland

Forbes Tower is located in the heart and center of Oakland, PA, amidst the hustle and bustle of the University of Pittsburgh’s Main Campus. If you find yourself located working at Forbes Tower, you can be assured that Oakland is a fantastic place to work. Restaurants/Places to Eat Because the Tower is located in the… Read more »

Life of an Intern

You wake up in the morning feeling like a UPMC SA! UPMC Summer Associates come from all over, but many reside in Oakland for the summer. Living in Oakland makes for an easy commute to any of the local UPMC offices. My morning commute consists of walking to a bus stop and catching any 61… Read more »