Job Description

Job Title: Nurse Manager, OP- Center Commons Pain HBC
Job ID: 637568
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Shadyside
Department: Center Commons Pain HBC
Location: 5750 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15206


The Nurse Manager maintains full accountability for leading and managing the human resources, clinical, financial and administrative operations of an assigned practice(s) in order to continuously improve the quality of patient care and create a healthy workplace for staff in collaboration with organizational leadership.

  • 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. 
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills sufficient to effectively create relationships to support a healing environment with patients, families, staff, physicians, and administrative personnel including senior management in both written and verbal communication. 
  • Ability to work productively and effectively within a complex environment
  • Collaborates with medical staff to monitor patient outcomes; set clinical quality priorities, recommend and implement professional improvements and initiatives and implement practice-based safety initiatives. 
  • Analyzes staff and patient satisfaction outcome data and develops action plans to address as needed. 
  • Supports and encourages involvement of staff in the development and implementation of evidence-based practice and quality improvement initiatives. 
  • Actively oversees all aspects of regulatory compliance, including all outside agencies and audits as well as internal requirements, such as core competencies and training. Utilizes research and evidence-based practice to support improvement in clinical care: identifies research issues or articles related to clinical specialty or areas of interest
  • Demonstrates accountability for professional development that improves the quality of professional practice and the quality of patient care.
  • Provides oversight and supervision to the overall practice environment, assisting all other disciplines and directing clinical/administrative activity. 
  • Oversees daily operations of practice with regards to patients, staff, physicians and ancillary support/departments. 
  • Assumes formal leadership responsibilities in the following: budget and financial formulation, staff levels and coverage, human resource management, departmental development and education and safety/regulatory reporting and preparation. 
  • Serves as a highly engaged and full partner on the care team and responds willingly to care team member needs for assistance and partnership.
  • Participates in work that improves patient care and the professional practice environment. 
  • Adapts to change and demonstrates flexibility with the change process.


  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing or Bachelors in related health care field required.
  • Minimum 5 years Nursing experience required.
  • Progressive leadership experience with relevant clinical experience preferred.
  • MSN or Masters in a health care field preferred.
  • The individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and/or interact appropriately to the ages of the patients served by his/her assigned unit as specified below. 
  • They must also demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patients status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs and to provide the care needs as described in the department policy and procedures. 

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Current Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse.
  • CPR Certification CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support or Basic Life Support or Basic Life Support Instructor or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Registered Nurse

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $27.60 to $46.49

Union Position: No

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