Job Description

Job Title: Nursing Unit Manager, SN
Job ID: 675602
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 8-4:30pm
Shift: Day Job
Department: Skilled Nursing
Location: 100 Norman Drive, Cranberry Township PA 16066


Are you a caring and compassionate experienced Registered Nurse with a special place in your heart for the older geriatric population? Are you looking for an opportunity to grow your nursing career and expand your leadership skills? If you are searching for an opportunity to have variety in your day and to be challenged as a nurse, being a Unit Manager within Skilled Nursing at Sherwood Oaks could be the perfect fit for you. 

As Nursing Unit Manager, you will provide high quality, cost-effective resident care through appropriate management of human and fiscal resources within a designated group of assigned residents.


  • Actively engages in clinical development of staff under areas of responsibility. 
  • Seeks, accepts and utilizes performance feedback from peers, preceptors and other leaders as a learning opportunity and to improve practice. 
  • Identifies patient and family needs for education and provides needed information. 
  • Applies basic nursing knowledge and skills within the framework of Relationship Based Care, using the nursing process to meet the clinical, psychosocial and spiritual needs of the patient and family.
  • Formulates a plan of care and daily goals that consider individual patient needs.
  • Demonstrates a basic knowledge of research, how it affects practice and who/what resources are available to assist with evidence based practice by asking questions, demonstrating interest, participating in unit-based journal clubs.
  • Provides clinical leadership, co-ordination and process management for specific care delivery programs and functions for designated units


  • Minimum 5 years of nursing experience in LTC/Acute Care setting required 
  • 1 year of progressive leadership experience required
  • Bachelors degree in Nursing required

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act
  • Registered Nurse
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Salary Range: $28.10 to $46.35

Union Position: No

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