Staff Specialist Healthcare: Supports the Director of Nursing and Patient Care Services.
Provides highly responsible, complex administrative support for health system senior leadership.
Coordinates the strategic planning, development, and implementation of new or changed administrative policy and procedures, programs, projects, and activities. Provides staff support to executive groups, including coordination of meetings, forums, agendas, and assistance in preparing and reviewing materials for discussion.
Collaborates with the Senior Leaders of Nursing Services, Nurse Managers and Supervisors, and other UMHS leadership and staff. Employees in this classification typically analyze, compare, and evaluate various courses of action and have the authority to make independent decisions on matters of significance, free from immediate direction, within the scope of their responsibilities. Primary activities and decision making authority are predominantly performed independently affecting business operation to a substantial degree. Under FLSA, incumbents in this position meet the criteria for exempt status.
Reports directly to the Director of Nursing and Patient Care Services
Provide executive staff assistance to the Director of Nursing and Patient Care Services.
Analyze proposals and make recommendations, as appropriate.
Collaborate across departments to evaluate, design, and facilitate implementation of institutional programs.
Research and analyze operational issues including workflow and design.
Collaborate with nursing colleagues and management from other departments to improve processes and resolve operational issues.
Prepare reports, proposals, presentations, A3’s, findings, conclusions, recommendations and correspondence related to various projects for executive management review.
Represent the Director of Nursing and Patient Care Services on committees, project teams, in resolution of patient care problems and in contacts with external agencies and organizations.
Participate in the selection, training, and evaluation of nursing management staff.Prepare administrative and financial reports, including necessary statistical analysis, as assigned.
Nursing Specific Info
Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position.
If you have questions regarding this posting or would like assistance with nursing opportunities please contact Nurse Recruitment at (734) 936-5183.
You must attach a complete and accurate resume to be fully considered for this position.
University of Michigan Health System conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.