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Job Summary

 The division of Interventional Radiology (IR) performs minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures with imaging guidance.  Patient care is provided at University Hospital, Children’s & Women’s Hospital and the Frankel Cardiovascular Center to patients ranging in age from pediatric to geriatric.  The IR Nurse and Technologist Managers are key partners, with the Director of Clinical Operations and Medical Division Director, in providing patient- and family-centered care in a safe, efficient and timely manner. 

The Nurse Manager provides professional nursing leadership and administrative direction for nursing practice for nurses, including a Clinical Nursing Supervisor, RNs, and Patient Care Assistants.  Participates as a member of the Interventional Radiology leadership team to provide and continually improve health care services and to support the mission and goals of the Health System.  Responsible for the clinical practice of nursing personnel, nurse staffing, scheduling and administration of nursing.  Provides supervision to clinical personnel.  Serves as the point of administrative and clinical leadership in a designated patient care unit for 24 hours, seven days a week.  Provides coordination between management and patient care activities that is consistent with institutional goals and objectives.  Provides essential coordination between patient care units within the organizational structure of Nursing Services.

 

Responsibilities*

 Recruit, hire, manage, supervise and coordinate nursing staff for Interventional Radiology.  Supervise unit operations.  Plan, assign and review the work of nurses and support staff.

Initiate and implement staffing consistent with the needs of patient activity in collaboration with other members of Radiology leadership teams.

Evaluate and provide ongoing feedback about the performance of nursing staff responsible to the patient care unit.  Counsel, develop and evaluate clinical performance of nursing staff to enable achievement of unit and institutional objectives, particularly as related to high quality patient care. 

Work collaboratively with medical director, operations director and administrative managers to identify and resolve unit operational problems and process improvements.

Develop and implement unit goals and objectives, which include the establishment of standards of practice in patient care consistent with national, professional and regulatory guidelines.

Participate and coordinate the development, implementation and evaluation of multi-disciplinary patient care activities and programs.

Represent nursing services in inter-unit planning and problem-solving regarding patient care.

Project and monitor personnel budget for Interventional Radiology nursing division.  Provide information regarding budget variances to Clinical Director.

 Collaborate with Clinical Nursing Supervisor in all aspects of unit operations.

Collaborate with Educational Nurse Coordinator to initiate and implement guidelines for unit level orientation and staff development.  Encourage and provide opportunities for continuing education of the nursing staff.

Plan, coordinate and evaluate LEAN initiatives and other quality improvement activities.

Assure compliance with regulatory, legal, patient care and safety programs.

Facilitate the education of health sciences students. 

 

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 Requirement:
Masters degree in Nursing or Health Care Administration, Public Health, Business or related field (a Juris Doctor degree may be considered)
If Masters degree is not in Nursing, a Bachelors degree in Nursing is required
 
Minimum of five years of nursing experience with demonstration of progressive clinical competence.  
Minimum two years of previous nurse management experience in a tertiary care setting.
Demonstrated leadership and management skills including personnel management and the ability to perform as a role model for Nursing staff.   Demonstrated ability to communicate expectations and manage staff performance.
Demonstrated ability to assess, interpret and analyze nursing practice in a procedure-focused area independently and collaboratively.
Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills.  Creativity and a high level of energy.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate in a manner that fosters teambuilding and to provide visionary direction for team members.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with administrators, physicians, peers and subordinates and to work effectively as a member of the healthcare team.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.  
 
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*

Expertise in procedural or surgical nursing.

Experience with procedural sedation.

Experience with interest based problem solving and negotiations.

Experience with continuous quality improvement and LEAN processes.

 

Work Schedule

Hours: 40 hours/week
Shift: Shift and hours will vary based on unit needs
Location: University Hospital, Cardiovascular Center & Children's & Women's Hospitals :Interventional Radiology

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine 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

Michigan Medicine 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.