Regional Director Nursing Operations-Senior Communities


Date: 07/02/2020

Location: Pittsburgh

The Regional Director Nursing Operations provides executive nursing management, direction, and leadership for the assigned region within UPMC Senior Communities. This position is responsible for driving, supporting and modeling a caring, service-oriented, professional culture focused on employee engagement, quality, patient safety, service excellence, fiscal responsibility, and the overall resident/patient experience. The role provides consultation to the assigned facilities on nursing functions in accordance with current federal, state and local standards governing long-term care facilities to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is consistently provided to the residents. The Director serves as a member of the leadership team at the facility level as well as with the UPMC Senior Communities executive team. The Regional Director is responsible for building and supporting effective, relationships with applicable internal and external constituents and stakeholders and ensuring optimal operating effectiveness and strategic positioning. The regional director participates with leaders from Senior Management, Medical Staff and other clinical areas in planning, promoting, and conducting organization-wide performance improvement activities.


  • BSN required at time of hire or transfer into position
  • Master's degree in Nursing or related health care field 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. (i.e. public health, informational technology, administration, etc.) 
  • Knowledge of clinical practice human resource management normally gained through a minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in health care including supervision and leadership
  • Analytical ability necessary to evaluate staff, address and improve clinical and programmatic issues and devise solutions to complex problems
  • Leadership ability to develop staff, establish and maintain standards of performance within a national context for professional nursing practice and comply with administrative requirements
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills sufficient to effectively create relationships to support a healing environment with residents/patients, families, staff, physicians and facility personnel in both written and verbal communication 
  • Previous experience as a Director of Nursing within long term care industry is strongly preferred.

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