Job Description

Job Title: Clinical Director - NICU (Magee)
Job ID: 777389
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Management
Shift: Day Job
Department: Nursing Administration
Location: 300 Halket St, Pittsburgh PA 15213


UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital, one of the nation’s leading hospitals for women and home to the largest NICU in the state of Pennsylvania, is seeking a Clinical Director to oversee their 77-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

The NICU at Magee-Womens Hospital is a Level III unit that employs 200 caregivers and staff, and provides world class care to more than 1,800 babies each year. The Clinical Director will work in close partnership with the Magee-Womens medical staff, as well as the Neonatology team at UPMC Children’s Hospital. [S]he must be a strategic, forward-thinking leader, who thrives in high-pace environments and embodies the UPMC values.

The Clinical Director will be responsible for the care, quality and financial performance of the Magee-Womens NICU and assumes responsibility for patient satisfaction.


  • Assure the development and monitoring of quality assessment and improvement programs and facilitates continuous quality improvement activities promoting customer satisfaction through a multi-disciplinary approach.
  • Direct development and marketing of programs, in collaboration with other departments to improve clinical services, manage costs and increase revenues.
  • Ensure compliance of operations with federal, state and local regulatory and accrediting agencies by interpreting and applying the law to clinical practice.
  • Ensure implementation and evaluation of appropriate orientation and continuing education programs.
  • Govern personnel management for areas of responsibility and recruits, coaches and evaluates managers and other staff.
  • Lead the activities related to program planning, goal setting and policy development to support the mission and strategic plan of the Hospital.
  • Maintain fiscal accountability for areas of responsibility and motivates appropriate partnering and cooperation within the organization to maximize efficient use of resources.
  • Manage information systems related to clinical and financial data. Negotiate and support various contractual agreements.
  • Mentor staff awareness and participation in these activities.
  • Oversee the development of policies , procedures and standards of care.
  • Partner with other disciplines by serving on medical staff, Hospital and departmental committees.
  • Promote consumer relations with patients, physicians, community, staff and third party payers.
  • Responsible for following the mandatory reporting procedures for any incident or serious event that did affect or potentially could have affected the clinical care of any patient.
  • Responsible for management of clinical functions in area of responsibility.
  • Responsible for the care, security and appearance of equipment and facilities. Make recommendations for necessary repairs and renovations.
  • Support the coordination of research activities within a patient care service.



  • Knowledge of clinical theory or business management normally acquired through a masters degree in Nursing, clinical field or management.
  • Knowledge of clinical practice and personnel management normally gained through a minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in a hospital, including supervision.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact with senior management, medical staff, patient caregivers as well as to provide comfort to patients and their families.
  • Oral and written communication skills necessary to effectively communicate goals and objectives, resolve interdepartmental complaints, make management presentations and compose reports.
  • Analytical ability necessary to evaluate unit resources, operations and care and to identify appropriate solutions to complex issues.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Registered Nurse

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

Salary Range: $0 / hour

Union Position: No

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