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Meet Our Nursing Leadership Team at UPMC in South Central Pa.

Meet our nursing leaders at UPMC Pinnacle. As a UPMC Pinnacle nurse, you will work alongside our nursing leaders to provide the highest level of care to our patients and their families.

Meet Susan Comp, system chief nursing officer at UPMC Pinnacle. Sue shares, "At UPMC Pinnacle we recognize how important it is to develop the leaders of tomorrow, and we are committed to the development of our nursing leadership. We support those of our nurses who have the desire and passion to transition from clinical practitioner to nursing leader. Our goal is to help them learn how to develop, motivate, and mentor others.

If you are a nurse seeking an outstanding career, I invite you to explore our website. We are very proud of our nursing team and the excellent care they deliver every day here at UPMC Pinnacle."

Click here to read the full message from the System Chief Nursing Officer.

Nursing Leadership Team

  • Cheri Bechtel
    Regional CNO, UPMC Carlisle
    VP of Nursing Operations
    UPMC Pinnacle West Shore
  • Lisa Casey
    Director of Nursing
    UPMC Pinnacle West Shore
  • Jeremy Clarke
    Director
    Magnet Program
  • Kathleen Hogan Flinn
    System Director of Nursing
    UPMC Pinnacle Director of Emergency Services
  • Joye Gingrich
    Director of Nursing
    UPMC Carlisle
  • Jacqueline Hunt
    Director of Nursing
    UPMC Pinnacle Community Osteopathic
  • Connie Lauffer
    System Director of Nursing
    UPMC Pinnacle Director of Capacity Management
  • Barry Mitchneck
    Director of Nursing
    UPMC Lititz
  • Dr. Mary Lou Mortimer
    System Director of Nursing
    UPMC Pinnacle Director of Education, Practice, and Research
  • Christie Muza
    Director of Nursing
    UPMC Pinnacle Director of ED Observation Units, SAFE Program, and Emergency Services Telemedicine
  • David Pittman
    Director of Nursing
    UPMC Hanover
  • Staci Tosh
    Director, Magnet Program
    UPMC Hanover
  • Susan Smeltz
    System Director of Nursing
    UPMC Pinnacle Director of Women's & Children's Services
  • Dr. Cynthia Swartz
    Director of Nursing
    UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg

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