Unit Director (Emergency Department)
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Pittsburgh, PA

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UPMC Passavant:
Building on a solid foundation as a well-respected and deeply rooted community hospital, UPMC Passavant has been transformed in recent years as an advanced care center, providing highly specialized medical and surgical treatment by expertly trained and renowned physicians.

As UPMCs tertiary care center north of Pittsburgh, this state-of-the-art hospital offers UPMCs brand of world-class medical care at two convenient campuses in McCandless and Cranberry. In 2010, UPMC Passavant opened its new seven-story patient pavilion, tripling cancer services to 27,000 square feet of space, doubling the size of the emergency department to 21,000 square feet, and increasing the hospitals capacity to accommodate 60,000 patients annually.

The Unit Director, Emergency Department is responsible for approximately 70 FTEs. This is a 32-bed ED along with an 8-bed Clinical Decision Unit

  • MSN preferred
  • BSN at time of hire or transfer into position
  • Minimum of 4 years of progressive leadership experience with relevant clinical experience preferred
  • Analytical ability necessary to evaluate staff, address and improve clinical issues and devise solutions to complex problems
  • Leadership ability to develop staff, establish and maintain standards of performance within a national context for professional nursing practice and comply with administrative requirements
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills sufficient to effectively create relationships with patients, families, staff, physicians and hospital personnel including senior management in both written and verbal communication
  • Current Pennsylvania registered professional nurse licensure
  • ACT 33, 34, 73
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