Combine your leadership skills and nursing experience to take the next step of your career! In this role, you will lead our Labor & Delivery + Obstetrics teams as the Unit Director. If you're a natural people-person passionate about developing team members and making an impact in the world of patient care, we invite you to join our team today!
UPMC Western Maryland is hiring a Full Time Unit Director to support the Labor & Delivery + Obstetrics departments, located in Cumberland, Maryland.
The shift of this position is variable based on the needs of the unit.
The Unit Director maintains 24-hour accountability for leading and managing their assigned area in order to ensure an outstanding experience for patients and employees by continuously improving the quality of patient care, creating a healthy workplace for staff, and overseeing clinical, and administrative/business functions. They are responsible for collaborating with medical staff to monitor patient outcomes and setting clinical quality priorities, supporting shared governance through a unit-based professional practice council and using staff feedback to implement professional and patient safety improvements, and developing a best practice climate for the growth and development of students as well as all unit employees. The Unit Director has responsibility for the oversight of selection and hiring of staff, department orientation, and fostering a culture of continuous performance management. This includes completing and delivering employee evaluations, managing daily unit and employee performance, as well as the department budget.