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This is a "multiple-fill" job opening: 
A total of (8) full-time Nurse Supervisors will be hired to fill this job opening.
 
One supervisor will be hired to each of the following Ambulatory Care Services areas:
* Briarwood Health Center & Clinics
* Mott Children's Hospital and Women's Von Voigtlander Hospital 
* East Ann Arbor Health Center
* Northville Health Center
* Primary Care Clinics
* Taubman Center: Medicine Clinics
* Taubman Center: Surgical Clinics
* Canton Health Center
 
Note:  Areas of supervision will be determined upon hire and are subject to change.

Job Summary

Purpose of Position:
 
To assist the Nurse Manager in planning and management of the patient care services.  To provide professional nursing leadership and administrative direction for nursing practice for  Registered Nurses, and, as indicated,for Licensed Practical Nurses and assistive personnel. To participate as a member of an Ambulatory Care Unit's leadership team to provide and continually improve health care services and to support the mission and goals of the Health System. To ensure the quality of nursing services provided to patients.
 
Organizational  Relationships:
 
Supervision Received: Administratively responsib le to the Nurse Manager, Ambulatory Care Services, for nursing practice,administration of the nursing contract,and provision of operational leadership. Works collaboratively with all members of the leadership teams of the multiple departments/services.
 
Supervision Exercised: Responsible for professional practice and clinicalcompetence for regular and temporary of Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses. Works collaboratively with the ACU management teams in the management of support staff.

Responsibilities*

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:
 
A. Personnel Management
* Recruits, interviews and selects nurses. Works collaboratively with leadership teams in the hiring process.
* Manages staffing and scheduling of nursing staff. Assists Nurse Manager in determining adequate complements of staff, scope of staff roles and appropriate workload. Manages or facilitates nursing relief staffing for multiple clinics.
* Provides supervision, counsel, discipline, and performance evaluation of nursing and, as indicated, assigned clinical assistive staff, with feedback from medical faculty, peer groups, and ACU leadership teams
* Manages the orientation and competency evaluation of nursing staff.
 
B. Clinical Practice
* Serves as a role model, mentor and expert resource to nursing and assistive staff in the provision of direct patient care.
* Provides leadership for the development, implementation and evaluation of standards of nursing practice and
interdisciplinary clinical guidelines.
* Facilitates and support a nursing practice environment in which empowerment, responsibility, autonomy, accountability, collaboration and peer review are exercised.
 
C. Support of Clinical Operations
* Participates in planning and problem-solving of daily unit operations and priorities of patient services.
* Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of unit goals and objectives
* Manages, directly and in collaboration with others, staffing, scheduling, benchmarking, work redesign and variances.
* Organizes and facili ates unit based educational activities and inservices .
* Assures compliance with regulatory programs' standards related lo the nursing.  Provides leadership, assists and advises Administra tors, Medical Directors, in satisfying other regulatory standards.
* Interprets and implements University and Health System policies and procedures.
Assists in the planning and implementation of new or expanded services and programs.
* Provides interface and liaison communications regarding programs external to the unit which have implications for nursing staff.
* Represents nursing, Ambulatory Care Services and/or the clinical department(s) or unit(s) on assigned committees
 
D. Quality Management and Research
* Participates in and conducts the analysis of data . Assists in the development of strategies to improve care management within the area or unit.
* Participates in and supports the involvement of nursing staff in unit quality improvement activities.
* Provides leadership to staff in understanding and applying quality improvement principles and adoption of evidence-based changes in practice into daily work. Promotes the integration of research      findings into clinical practice.
* Supports research activities on the unit, as indicated.
 
E. Professional Development and Education
Facilitates the education of health sciences students.
* Develops self professionally through continuing education, professional reading, participation in professional organizations and networking.
* Evaluates own performance periodically with the nurse manager and Director of Nursing.

Nursing Specific Info

If you have questions regarding this posting or would like assistance with nursing opportunities please contact Nurse Recruitment at (734) 936-5183.

Required Qualifications*

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan. 
 
Required Educational Requirements: 
Applicant must meet one of the following: 
* Bachelors of Science in Nursing   OR 
* Associates degree or diploma in Nursing and a Masters degree in Nursing. 
 
Evidence of demonstrated or potential leadership ability is required, including charge nurse, team leader or other leadership experience.
Experience in a supervisory role is required.
Demonstrated effective communication, conflict resolution,and change management skills are required.
One or more years of experience in ambulatory care is required, including procedural sedation.
 
NOTE: Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position.
 
RESUME REQUIRED (for both internal & external applicants):
You must attach a complete and accurate resume to be fully considered for this position.

 

Desired Qualifications*

Master's in Nursing preferred with certification in specialty or ambulatory care. 
Broad clinical experience in multiple specialties is desired. 

Work Schedule

Hours/Week: 40 hours/week 
Hours and days will be based on unit/ clinic need.  
Location: 
One supervisor will be hired to each of the following Ambulatory Care Services areas:
* Briarwood Health Center & Clinics
* Mott Children's Hospital and Women's Von Voigtlander Hospital 
* East Ann Arbor Health Center
* Northville Health Center
* Primary Care Clinics
* Taubman Center: Medicine Clinics
* Taubman Center: Surgical Clinics
* Canton Health Center

 

Background Screening

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.

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Health System improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

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.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.