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Registered Nurse - Immigration Sponsorship and U.S. Residency

  • Job ID: RNI001
  • Department: Nursing
  • Job Post Close Date: 28 September, 2022


Are you looking to advance your nursing career by taking your talents abroad? Expand your nursing skills and immerse yourself in a new culture at UPMC – a world-renowned health care leader and the largest nongovernmental employer in Pennsylvania. UPMC is seeking registered nurses (RNs) to work directly in our hospitals, where you’ll live and work in the United States as a Professional Staff Nurse in a variety of inpatient settings. With generous sign-on bonuses, housing and relocation assistance for you and your family, and support with sponsorship and payment for the permanent residency process, UPMC is here to help you get where you want to be.

Program Highlights
• Sign-on bonuses up to $15,000 for RNs with at least one year of experience 
• Live and work in the U.S. while working directly for our hospitals with long-term work opportunities
• Dedicated support throughout your relocation and employment process to the U.S., including obtaining any necessary certifications and immigration documents 
• Financial coverage for costs including up to one month of housing and relocation 
• Sponsorship and payment for the U.S. permanent residency process for you and your family
• Work hand-in-hand with a skilled team of providers while you gain experience in nationally recognized facilities
• Gain highly desirable skills while getting exposure to various specialties and state-of-the-art equipment
• Join a team of over 92,000 employees driving quality care across 40 hospitals and over 800 doctors’ offices throughout Pennsylvania, New York, and Western Maryland 



• Demonstrated competence in professional nursing, with an understanding of culturally appropriate care
• Minimum of six months of RN experience; BSN preferred 
• Must demonstrate written and oral/verbal fluency in English
• Prior to relocating, the candidate must pass the NCLEX Exam, CES Professional Certification, and VisaScreen, possess an active Pennsylvania, Maryland, or New York RN license, and be eligible for permanent U.S. residence
• Other requirements may apply, and support and resources will be provided to best assist candidates through these requirements

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A $24 billion healthcare provider and insurer, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centred, cost-effective, accountable care. Working in close collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC shares its clinical, managerial and technological skills worldwide through its innovation and commercialisation arm, UPMC Enterprises, and through UPMC International. 
Providing high-quality healthcare in the South East since 2006, UPMC’s operations in Ireland now include UPMC Whitfield Hospital in Waterford, UPMC Kildare Hospital in Clane and UPMC Aut Even Hospital in Kilkenny. Outpatient care is available at the UPMC Carlow Outreach Centre, UPMC Hillman Cancer Centre radiotherapy locations at UPMC Whitfield and in Cork, the UPMC Sports Medicine Clinic at WIT Arena and the UPMC Concussion Network. UPMC is the Official Healthcare Partner of the GAA and GPA. 

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