Nursing Careers at URMC
URMC offers opportunities in nearly every specialty and subspecialty, and our Clinical Advancement System offers solid financial and career progression incentives for advancement at the bedside. Here, our nurses—all 2,300 of them—have the chance to realize their potential in practice, education, research, management, or in consultation. The opportunities have never been better!
Opportunities for Professional Growth
As your career progresses at URMC, you may be interested in transferring to another department. URMC offers employees this option after 12 months in a position. This allows our nurses the opportunity to experience new responsibilities and achieve new goals.
URMC nurses value...
Individualized patient care that considers the unique experiences, diversity, and personality of each patient
The nurse's role as patient advocate to maintain the patient's involvement in decision making for healthcare and treatment options
Ongoing professional development and continuing education
Supporting nurses' contribution to the advancement of professional nursing practice
The nurse's role as a change agent who employs evidence-base practice and critical thinking to continually improve the quality and outcomes of patient care
Fostering collaborative, collegial relationships to provide a multidisciplinary approach to our patient care
Focusing on patient satisfaction and striving to exceed patient expectations
The belief that our patient care staff is our most valuable resource
Competitive Wages and Benefits
Our nurses’ high level of job satisfaction speaks volumes about the quality of management and the work environment at URMC. So does our compensation package. URMC offers a wage/salary program that recognizes excellence and experience.
When you become a URMC nurse you can have it all, including:
And the chance to work alongside some of the most talented and dedicated nurses and physicians in Rochester’s first Magnet hospital. Learn more about Strong Memorial Hospitals' Magnet Designation
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