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Job Summary

Provide professional nursing leadership and administrative direction for nursing practice. The ideal candidate will be firm yet personable, a strong leader with the ability to set high standards and hold people accountable. They will have process improvement background and demonstrated ability as a change agent.


Personnel Management

  • Select, hire and plan for staffing, consistent with service needs and budget
  • Schedule and assign clinical staff, arrange coverage as needed
  • Supervise, mentor, counsel and evaluate staff as part of a continuous development program within the Professional Framework
  • Support staff education, cross training and proficiency development
  • Develop and foster team work and building trusting relationships 

Clinical Practice

  • Facilitate and support a nursing practice environment in which empowerment, responsibility, autonomy, accountability, collaboration and peer review are exercised
  • Plan, coordinate and evaluate quality assurance activities
  • Participate in the development of patient care models and systems

Clinical Operations

  • Coordinate unit operations including instrument processing, equipment evaluation, specialty implants, and specific surgeon requests
  • Plan and monitor expenditures from payroll and commodity budgets
  • Coordinate and control vendor site access and activity


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*

Required Educational Requirements:
Applicant must meet one of the following:
* Bachelors of Science in Nursing OR
* Associates degree or diploma in Nursing and a Master's degree in Nursing.
  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan.
  • Five or more years of OR experience is necessary (within 3 years)
  • Excellent customer service, communication, team building, and problem solving skills. Ability to work with multiple disciplines.
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*

  • Masters of Science in Nursing 
  • Advanced computer skills desired, including proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and educational research systems. 
  • Demonstrated experience in direct work flow with peers. 
  • Supervisory/management experience with responsibilities for staff development 
  • CNOR certification

Work Schedule

Hours: 40 hours/week
Shift: Days;hours will flex to department need
Location: University Hospital Operating Room

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.