UPMC Chautauqua WCA welcomes 19 new graduate registered nurses

Submitted Photo UPMC Chautauqua welcomes new graduate nurses, from left: Ashton Albanesius, Laiken Biekert, Michelle Fairbanks, Kaylin Gowan, Amanda Hollis, Taylor Klark, Theresa Langworthy, Caitlin McKinney, John Miller, Daniel Nelson, Nicole Paul, Jacob Penhollow, Stephanie Peters, Angela Stafford, (unit director inpatient adolescent and adult mental health units); Chelsea Wendell. Absent from photo: Jason Baldwin, Carrie Castagnino, Katie Ann Meekins, Brooke Tobias, Taylor Zachar.

JAMESTOWN – UPMC Chautauqua is excited to welcome 19 new graduate nurses (RNs) to the more than 1,000 staff employed at the hospital.

The new graduate nurses (RNs) include: Ashton Albanesius, Jason Baldwin, Laiken Biekert, Carrie Castagnino, Michelle Fairbanks, Kaylin Gowan, Amanda Hollis, Taylor Klark, Theresa Langworthy, Katie Ann Meekins, Caitlin McKinney, John Miller, Daniel Nelson, Nicole Paul, Jacob Penhollow, Stephanie Peters, Brooke Tobias, Chelsea Wendell and Taylor Zachar.

There are a variety of nursing jobs and career pathways at UPMC Chautauqua including cardiology, case management, chemical dependency/drug addiction, emergency medicine, infection control, inpatient medical rehabilitation, intensive care, maternity and newborn care, medical/surgical care, mental health, nuclear medicine, nursing management/leadership, occupational health, bariatrics, OB/GYN, general surgery, quality assurance/improvement, peri-operative care, radiology, staff development, wound care, and more.

The life changing medicine accessible at UPMC Chautauqua would not be possible without the support of the nursing staff. Employment at UPMC Chautauqua presents competitive salaries, benefits and opportunities for professional development through the clinical pathway, which rewards and promotes nurses for experience, specialty certifications and education.

Lorraine Diggs, MSHA, chief nursing officer, vice president patient care services, UPMC Chautauqua, invites the public to explore nursing careers at the hospital. “There are so many unique and rewarding career pathways to fit your calling and interests,” said Diggs. “We offer nurses the opportunity to grow and develop their professional careers in countless directions and a variety of settings. Integrated into the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center network, one of the country’s largest provider-led integrated health care delivery and finance systems and as a leading academic medical center, our vision is to create the best patient experience. We are thrilled to have the chance to advance 19 new nurses into the incredible and rewarding career of nursing.”

To apply for job opportunities or to learn more about joining the talented network of UPMC, go to careers.upmc.com.

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