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Director of Nursing (UPMC Senior Communities)

Description

UPMC Senior Communities is hiring a full-time Director of Nursing (DON)!  Are you an experienced RN and ready to take your career to the next level?  Are you looking for a role where you can utilize your skills to the fullest potential?  If you are ready to take the next step in your nursing career, we invite you to apply today!

This position will require flexibility to travel to any UPMC Senior Communites sites. These areas include Franklin, Mercer, New Castle, Cranberry, Lawrenceville, Squirrel Hill, and Mt. Lebanon. 

Join the team that’s providing the highest quality of care in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic medical center, UPMC has demonstrated a continued commitment to keeping both our patients and our employees safe and healthy, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Make a true impact in your community where you’ll have the confidence that your care is clinically backed by a best-in-class health care system and the rewarding knowledge that you are changing lives every day.



Responsibilities:

  • Represents the facility and organization in a professional manner, demonstrating the UPMC values and communicating in a clear and concise manner.
  • Acts on behalf of Administrator in his/her absence.
  • Plans, develops, organizes, coordinates and oversees the delivery of quality resident care in compliance with applicable federal, state and local standards, nursing practice guidelines and regulations.
  • Evaluates staffing levels to ensure appropriate resources are utilized and staffing needs are met;
  • Participates in continuing education to ensure competence and awareness of changes in regulations.
  • Addresses personnel and organization issues promptly, reporting relevant concerns timely to administrator and others as required by policy and regulations.
  • Participates in conducting periodic mock inspections and sharing practices.
  • Participates and/or leads initiatives and committees within facility and system-wide as directed.
  • Demonstrates a thorough working knowledge of current federal, state and local regulations and internal policies and procedures.
  • Promotes compliance with all policies and regulations.
  • Serves as chairperson for the facility quality assurance improvement program; monitoring outcomes in order to identify trends and opportunity for improvement, and facilitating appropriate changes in practices to address any deficiencies. Completes reports as required in accordance with policies and local, state, national regulations.
  • Assists with developing and implementing appropriate plans of action to correct identified deficiencies and provides information required to the State Department of Health and other regulatory bodies.
  • Promotes recruitment and retention of staff, actively engaging staff, promoting teamwork, and performing necessary personnel functions accurately and timely. Maintains confidentiality in regards to resident and employee information and records.
  • Accepts responsibility and accountability for the provision of resident care, serving as a leader and role model and promoting resident-centered, quality care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of emergency practices, plans, and procedures.

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of nursing experience required, 2 of which should be in LTC setting 2 years of progressive leadership experience required (e.g. Nursing Supervisor, Nursing Unit Manager)
  • BSN required, either at time of hire/transfer, or must be enrolled in a program within one year of hire/transfer date and completed within three years of enrollment.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
 

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 34
  • OAPSA

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Total Rewards

More than just competitive pay and benefits, UPMC’s Total Rewards package cares for you in all areas of life — because we believe that you’re at your best when receiving the support you need: professional, personal, financial, and more.

Our Values

At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct