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

Margaret H., shares what she loves about her unique role as a home health nurse.

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

For the many nurses who call it home, UPMC Hamot is the place they have chosen to build their careers and serve their communities.

Four Lessons My Career as a Certified Nursing Assistant Has Taught Me

Spend a few moments talking with Terry, a Certified Nursing Assistant at Asbury Heights, and you'll quickly pick up on his inspiring perspective.

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

Changing your career is an overwhelming idea. 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

One of the most important things that home health has given Nicole is the ability to juggle both family and career. While she began as a full-time home health nurse, Nicole decided to accept a casual…

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

What does it take to be a surgical technologist? 3 members of our team at UPMC Presbyterian share some insider secrets from the world of surgical technology.

Not Your Average Career: My Path to Canterbury Place

As a military veteran and a licensed practical nurse with a 25-year career, James H. leverages his diverse background to care for the elderly in his own community.

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

When Kelsey began her career as an LPN, she was overwhelmed by all the possible directions where she could take her career. She shares how working at a Senior Community was a fit for her.

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

While some nurses choose to continue their education beyond the Licensed Practical Nurse level, Carol’s career as an LPN has afforded her all the opportunity and development she could’ve hoped……

Overcoming Obstacles to Care: My Career as a CRNA

For Brett F., a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) at UPMC, a challenging physical disability has affected the entirety of his life and career  — but it hasn't held him back in the…

How to Build a Career in Echocardiography That You Love

Kat took us behind the scenes of her own career to reveal why her work as an echocardiography sonographer means so much to her and to offer some guidance for how you can find the same career success.

An Integral Part of the Team: Respiratory Therapist Q&A

Respiratory therapy may not be one of the best-known medical fields, but it certainly is one of the most important.

How My Childhood in Kenya Inspires My Career at UPMC

Born and raised in Kenya, Alvine T. learned from a very young age just how much health care matters.

Turning Bad Days into Blessings

Paul F. began his career as a plant manager in a metal manufacturing facility. But an opportunity came along that introduced Paul to his second calling – nursing.

The International Impact of Nurses

Jamaica C. of UPMC Presbyterian never would’ve anticipated that her nursing career would take her halfway across the globe from her homeland, but she wouldn’t have it any other way.

Why I Overcame My Fears to Become A Nurse

Madeline M. shares how her brother’s many health issues impacted to become a Life Changing nurse at UPMC.

I Have Seen What Health Care Can Do

When Joe's mother suddenly and tragically passed away, he decided to pursue the career she always wanted for him: nursing in the Progressive Care unit.

From the Ambulance to the ICU

When Tyler was choosing his career path, he looked for a job that he could be proud of. As a nurse at UPMC, Tyler has found that – and so much more.

Art Studio to ER: One Couple’s Nursing Career

15 years ago, husband and wife Cameron and Tara T. were full-time artists. But when they had their first child, their lives and careers totally changed!

This Is the Place For Me

Julianne’s work in the Stroke Rehab Unit at UPMC Mercy is demanding, but she knows that it’s all worthwhile for the people she serves.

The Faces of UPMC McKeesport

Welcome to UPMC McKeesport. This community hospital, located just twelve miles southeast of Pittsburgh, has been serving the residents of McKeesport and its surrounding areas for nearly 125 years.

Finding My Purpose in Oncology Nursing

Terri Frassinelli, an oncology nurse at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, has passion for oncology nursing, and shares how her career allows her to be an advocate for her patients.

Taking the Driver’s Seat of My Supply Chain Career

Kevin shares his story about changing from a career in retail to one in supply chain with UPMC.

Behind-the-Scenes with UPMC Supply Chain

Jennifer shares how a career change showed her how many opportunities available at UPMC, and not just clinical experiences in a hospital setting.

3 Promotions in 3 Years: Evan’s Supply Chain Success Story

After graduating from college, Evan began working a warehouse position at UPMC. 3 years later, he's been promoted 3 times!