UPMC health care system is actively recruiting for a Chief Nursing Officer at UPMC Altoona & UPMC Bedford Hospitals. This is a multisite CNO opportunity for two hospitals.
UPMC Altoona is a nonprofit tertiary health care provider with a 380-bed acute-care teaching hospital, several state-of-the-art outpatient centers, a surgery center, and a large local network of health care providers covering over 20 different specialties, with locations across six Pennsylvania counties. With nearly 3,000 employees, over 300 talented and highly recognized physicians and 600 volunteers, UPMC Altoona is the largest employer in Blair County.
UPMC Bedford is a 24-bed general acute care hospital with units for medical, surgical, obstetrical, intensive care, coronary care, and telemetry services, and offers a variety of diagnostic capabilities, including CT scan, MRI, and lithotripsy. The hospital also operates a cardiac-pulmonary rehabilitation program, an outpatient procedure unit, and an ambulatory surgical unit. The emergency facilities include 24-hour, in-house coverage by Emergency Medicine physicians, a licensed heliport for emergency transport, and trauma center affiliation.
Reporting to the President, UPMC Altoona and UPMC Bedford, the CNO 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 patient experience.
BSN required; Master’s degree in Nursing or related health care field required; PhD or DNP in Nursing preferred.
At least 5 years of progressively increasing experience in senior nursing leadership roles; depth managing diverse patient care functions in a hospital or matrixed health system of relevant size, scale and complexity. (prior CNO experience preferred)
Proven background of success in a shared governance model structure; ability to communicate nursing’s shared vision for success.
Ability to successfully navigate a highly complex and matrixed organizational structure.