Louise Urban Promoted to Senior Vice President of Hospital Operations at Jefferson Regional Medical Center
Jefferson Hills, PA - November 12, 2010
Robert Frank, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Jefferson Regional Medical Center, announces the promotion of Louise Urban, RN, to Senior Vice President of Hospital Operations at the Medical Center located in Jefferson Hills in Pittsburgh’s South Hills.
In her new position, effective November 1, 2010, Urban is responsible for clinical operations of the hospital. She has served in a variety of administrative, clinical care and nursing leadership roles at Jefferson Regional Medical Center, most recently as Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer. She will continue as Chief Nursing Officer.
In January, 2010, she was named president-elect of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Leaders (SWPONL), a non-profit, personal membership society of more than 200 members. SWPONL promotes excellence in the practice of nursing administration.
Urban, a graduate of the Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing, earned a Master of Science degree in Health Service Administration at University of St. Francis, Joliet, Ill., and a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing at California University of Pennsylvania.
Frank said her appointment is a reflection of her professional experience and her commitment to excellence at Jefferson Regional, as well as her dedication to achieving positive patient outcomes at the Medical Center.
“Louise has demonstrated exceptional leadership skills that, coupled with her passion for nursing and her enthusiasm for maintaining exceptional standards of patient care, make her a valuable asset to our administrative team and a positive force as Jefferson Regional faces the challenges of healthcare and meets the Medical Center’s strategic goals for the future,” Frank said.
About Jefferson Regional Medical Center
Jefferson Regional Medical Center is a modern, 373-bed facility located 13 miles south of Pittsburgh, offering a complete range of superior cost-effective healthcare services for residents of South Hills communities in a location close to their homes. Services provided by nearly 400 physicians in more than 40 specialties include emergency treatment with Quick Care® for minor injuries and illnesses, diagnostic testing, medical and surgical treatment, inpatient and outpatient care, laboratory and pathology work. Comprehensive care programs for cancer care, heart and lung care, behavioral health care, and rehabilitation programs also are provided. All inpatients enjoy private patient rooms and valet parking. Jefferson Regional also provides a growing number of outpatient centers for diagnostic testing and a variety of healthcare services.