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Director of Nursing (DON)

UPMC Williamsport
Williamsport, PA

Morgan Consulting Resources, Inc. has been retained by UPMC to conduct a national search for the Director of Nursing (DON) for UPMC Williamsport. Located a mile north of the beautiful Susquehanna River, this is a unique opportunity to join the region’s foremost academic medical center and one of the nation’s top-ranked health systems.

About UPMC

A $24 billion health care provider and insurer, Pittsburgh-based UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care. The largest nongovernmental employer in Pennsylvania, UPMC integrates more than 92,000 employees, 40 hospitals, 800 doctors’ offices and outpatient sites, and the more than 4.1 million-member Insurance Services Division, the largest medical insurer in western Pennsylvania. In the most recent fiscal year, UPMC contributed $1.7 billion in benefits to its communities, including more care to the region’s most vulnerable citizens than any other health care institution, and paid more than $900 million in federal, state, and local taxes. Working in close collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC shares its clinical, managerial, and technological skills worldwide through its innovation and commercialization arm, UPMC Enterprises, and through UPMC International. U.S. News consistently ranks UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside among the nation’s best hospitals in many specialties and ranks UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh on its Honor Roll of Best Children’s Hospitals.  

About UPMC Williamsport

UPMC Williamsport, formerly UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport or Williamsport Regional Medical Center, is one of five state-of-the-art hospitals affiliated with UPMC in North Central PA. Originally established in 1873 as the Williamsport Hospital and as an acute care hospital featured on of the first Intensive Care Units in North Central Pa., today, UPMC Williamsport is a Level 2 Trauma Center, has 224 licensed beds and 22 bassinets, and offers complete inpatient, outpatient, and surgical care with 24-hour emergency care.

About the Position

The Director of Nursing will report directly to Susan A. Duchman, MBA, BSN, RN, NEA-BC, Vice President of Patient Care Services. Ms. Duchman is a transformational leader that demonstrates her commitment to both clinical excellence and patient experience. Working with Ms. Duchman, the successful candidate will be supporting the development of new care models, planning, and supporting the Magnet journey, and further refining and transforming nursing practices and processes to support high quality patient care for the present and into the future.

Educational and Knowledge Requirements:

·         RN license in the state of PA.

·         BSN required; MHA, MBA, MPH, MSN, or equivalent Masters required.

·         Doctoral degree in nursing or health related field preferred.

·         5+ years’ progressive experience in an acute care hospital at director level or higher.

About Williamsport, PA

Williamsport, PA offers excellent amenities, good cost of living, and highly rated public schools. Williamsport is known for fine food, outdoor activities, and the arts. Located in the heart of North Central Pennsylvania’s Appalachian Mountains, urban amenities meet small-town family values in a place you can only describe as “home-sweet-home”. UPMC Williamsport is located on High Street, within minutes of many downtown restaurants, local shops, commercial chains like Wegman’s, and the Susquehanna River – great for kayaking, fishing, and hiking. 

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Ready to start a conversation? Meet the Recruiter:

Erica Eikelboom, Executive Search Consultant

Morgan Consulting Resources, Healthcare Executive Search

(919) 234-5567 |


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