UPMC | Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Report

More than 23% of UPMC’s workforce is comprised of nurses. Over the past four years, UPMC has hired more than 7,000 new nurses. 2500 2000 1500 1000 150 125 100 75 FY2014 FY2014 21.8% Registered Nurses 18% Other Nursing Positions 18.8% Other Nursing Positions 23.9% Registered Nurses 78.2% Other Staff 82% Direct Patient Care 81.2% Direct Patient Care 76.1% Other Staff FY2015 FY2015 FY2016 FY2016 FY2017 FY2017 We are proud that more than 36% of the new graduates we hired were internal promotions. This means that many of our internal employees attend nursing school while employed with us, often using our generous tuition assistance benefit (up to $6,000* per academic year for full-time employees). As nursing at UPMC continues to become more robust, we are thrilled to welcome our new nurses, and encourage our nurses to take advantage of the career opportunities at their fingertips to build fulfilling careers. Of those hired, more than 65% were new graduates. Of those new graduates, 48% were baccalaureate prepared. INTERNAL PROMOTIONS STUDENT NURSE INTERN HIRES % OF NURSING WORKFORCE THAT PROVIDES DIRECT PATIENT CARE % OF TOTAL WORKFORCE FY2016 FY2016 FY2017 FY2017 RN NEW HIRES UPMC NURSING BY THE NUMBERS 21 | UPMC Center for Nursing Excellence 2300 2100 1900 1700 1500 FY2014 FY2015 FY2016 FY2017 *Current calendar year 2018