8 February 2022

10 Nurses (Ref. Inf USA/22)- EXTENSION

UPMC is issuing a call for applications for 10 Nurses (Ref. Inf USA/22)

Are you a nurse interested in a work experience in the United States? Do you have English proficiency? Are you an adaptable person, open to different cultures and experiences? Do not miss the GREAT OPPORTUNITY UPMC is offering YOU!

UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) is a world-renowned healthcare and research enterprise headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care.

UPMC is seeking nurses interested in embarking on an international work experience in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Staff Nurse provides highly competent patient care and treatment while demonstrating empathy and a passion for learning. A role that requires independent judgment, fluent communication, and candid partnership, the Staff Nurse establishes relationships with physicians, other care providers, patients, and patients’ families in order to achieve desired patient outcomes throughout the continuum of care.

At UPMC, you will find:

  • Competitive wages
  • Sign on bonus after beginning assignment in the US
  • Benefits package
  • Sponsorship and payment for US permanent residence
  • Top clinicians, leading researchers, and the most modern equipment and technology in health care today

For this unique opportunity, UPMC will cover Immigration cost, up to three months of housing and relocation assistance.

UPMC will sponsor and pay for the immigration and credentialling processes. As the immigration and credentialling process can be lengthy, UPMC may be able to offer employment within IRCCS ISMETT or other Center of UPMC Italy group, depending on local temporary vacancies for a year or longer while th US process moves forward.

With facilities in Sicily, Campania, Lazio and Tuscany, UPMC Italy (the Italian division of UPMC) is a leader in patient care, biomedical research, telemedicine, IT development and consulting services in areas related to medicine and research. UPMC Italy’s clinical and scientific activity mainly focuses on transplantation
and oncology, but also includes other specialties: from emergency medicine to neurosurgery, from preventive medicine to cardiac surgery.

IRCCS ISMETT, Istituto Mediterraneo per i Trapianti e Terapie ad Alta Specializzazione, is a multi-organ transplant center and high-specialty hospital, established by means of an International not-for-profit public-private partnership between the Region of Sicily, the Ri.MED Foundation, and UPMC, which manages IRCCS ISMETT.
IRCCS ISMETT is one of the few hospitals in Italy to have received accreditation from Joint Commission International (JCI) since 2009, and one of the six hospitals to have achieved ERAM, HIMSS Stage 6 certification.

The minimum requirements to be eligible to apply are the following:

  • University degree qualifying for the nursing profession, recognized in Italy or equivalent title.
  • Enrollment in the Italian Board of Registered Nurses.
  • English proficiency.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).  ACLS required within 1 year of hire.
  • Eligibility for US credentialling and licensure in Pennsylvania.
  • To work in the US, nurses will have to pass the NCLEX-RN exam and obtain CGFNS certification.

Preferred titles:

  • Successful completion of selection process within IRCCS ISMETT or other Center of UPMC Italy group
  • International working experience

Being motivated and self-starting, being adaptive to change, critical thinking skills, and team working are also instrumental to the role.

Applicants must meet the abovementioned requirements of this call when filing the application. Selected nurses will be asked to make a two-year work commitment in the US.

Only applicants not excluded under the provisions articulated Legislative decree 165/2001, art. 53, para. 16-ter, and subsequent modifications and amendments (General Rules Governing the Work of Public Administrations), can participate in this selection.

After reading the privacy statement and, if necessary, authorizing the processing of their personal data (EU Regulation 2016/679), applicants of both sexes (Law 903/77) are requested to fill out the on-line application form available at, attaching their CV in English, and indicating the reference number (Ref. Inf USA/22). At the end of the on-line process, applicants will be requested to issue a self-statement regarding their possession of the requisites listed in this call for applications.

Communications will be e-mailed to the address stated by the candidate upon submitting his/her application. The company declines any responsibility for non-delivery of communications due incorrect e-mail addresses provided by applicants upon submitting their on-line applications.

The deadline to submit the applications is April 20th, 2022.

Please note that only applications submitted through the abovementioned on-line process will be taken into consideration.

The company reserves the right to perform the broadest evaluation deemed appropriate with regard to the suitability of applications.

Please note that selection records are confidential documents for internal use only and may not be disclosed.

Under penalty of exclusion, at the request of the company at any time during the selection process and within the mandatory deadline, applicants must provide evidence of the requisites stated in their self-declaration. Should any preliminary verification show a discrepancy with any statement submitted by an applicant, the latter will be excluded from the selection process, and any negotiation permanently suspended.

The company reserves the right to revoke and/or invalid or definitively suspend this selection at any time, with no obligation to notify applicants, and with no right for applicants to raise any right or claim whatsoever.

Personal data included in the CV will be processed by UPMC Italy and IRCCS ISMETT in their capacity of joint controllers for selections for this or other similar positions. Applicants are requested to not include sensitive data (e.g., on health status), unless strictly necessary. Detailed information, also with reference to data storage times and rights recognized under EU Regulation 2016/679, are available at on the “Career at ISMETT” page and at on the “Work With Us” page.

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