Job Description

Job Title: Administrator On Duty
Job ID: 54604068
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Department: Nursing Administration
Location: 300 Halket St, Pittsburgh PA 15213


Are you interested in working at Magnet designated UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital? Only 7% of hospitals nationwide have achieved Magnet designation… and we’re one of them! For more than a century, UPMC Magee has been caring for women through all stages of their lives, and we are looking for the next talented employee to join our team.
As Administrator on Duty, you will be accountable for proactively coordinating the activities of admission, discharge and transfer of patients throughout Magee-Womens Hospital. You will provide direction to department leaders to ensure safe levels of staffing while maintaining efficient hospital throughput. You will serve as a resource for all staff and must be able to apply competent knowledge and skills to achieve quality outcomes. You will provide interim leadership including but not limited to crisis management intervention as a representative of hospital administration. You will also channel pertinent patient/employee/department information to appropriate internal and external sources.

You will work a rotating shift schedule or straight nights.

  • Coaches colleagues on cultural diversity and addresses workplace horizontal violence and impairment 
  •  Develops and maintains productive working relationships internally and externally by building teams and relationships through mentoring and modeling uplifting and positive communication 
  •  Demonstrates accountability to self and others for safe work hours, time management and healthy lifestyles 
  •  Extends trust by acknowledging the contributions of others; listens first, creates transparency in communications, confronts reality, and clarifies expectations.
  • Demonstrates good judgment and analytical ability to oversee and coordinate patient placement through facilitation of the Admission/Discharge/Transfer (ADT) process and collaborate with the physician and health care team. 
  •  Uses critical thinking skills to effectively advise and direct health care providers in their delivery of patient care while maximizing the efficient use of resources. 
  •  Identifies problems impacting effective hospital function and initiate corrective action independently and/or through contact with appropriate administrative persons including Risk Management, Legal Services, Patient Relations, Administrator, and/or the appropriate department director. Monitors and assists in maintaining a physical environment that supports patient, personnel, visitor safety; patient/family comfort; and staff efficiency.
  • Demonstrates interest in the development of others and positively impacts the lives of patients/families, peers, and members of the healthcare team through mentoring, education, and knowledge sharing 
  • Actively participates in the role of preceptor for student nurses, nurse interns, graduate and experienced nurses and assists with the development of new preceptors in their role. 
  •  Mentors and role models quest for continuous learning through formal education and the development of others. 


  • BSN required. 
  • CNL/MSN preferred  
  • Minimum of 3 years progressive leadership experience with relevant clinical experience preferred 
  • Prior Clinician/AOD experience strongly preferred
  • 5 years of RN experience strongly preferred 
  • Must maintain a solid/strong performer rating on annual performance review
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • ACLS preferred
  • Older Adult Protective Svs Act required if not a PA resident for 2+ years
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Registered Nurse

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

Salary Range: $32.46 to $55.43 / hour

Union Position: No

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