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Job Summary

Provides professional nursing leadership and administrative direction in the Ann Arbor Outpatient Dialysis Program.  Participates as a member of leadership teams to provide and continually improve health care services and to support the mission and goals of Michigan Dialysis Services, LLC and the Health System.


Oversees facility’s In-center and Home Therapies Program encompassing the following:
 Recruit, hire, manage, supervise and coordinate all staff for in-center, home hemodialysis and home hemodialysis.
Plan, assign and review the work of nursing and support staff.
Counsel, develop and evaluate the performance of all clinical and ancillary staff.
Provide leadership for the development, implementation and evaluation of standards of nursing practice and for interdisciplinary clinical guidelines, using best evidence.
In collaboration with other members of the leadership teams, identify and plan for staffing consistent with needs of the patient population and budgetary requirements and appropriate to the scopes of a variety of roles.
Participate in and coordinate the development, implementation and evaluation of interdisciplinary patient care activities and programs.
Work collaboratively with the Medical Director and administrative manager to identify and resolve unit operational problems and process improvements.
Plan, coordinate and evaluate LEAN initiatives and other quality improvement activities.
Facilitate education of nursing leadership students.
Evaluate and manage clinical equipment and recommend necessary expenditures.
Assure compliance with affirmative action, regulatory, legal, patient care and safety programs.
Provides written documentation of all disciplinary conferences in accordance with the established personnel policies and confers with HR regarding the nature of the disciplinary decisions.
Quality Assessment Performance Improvement (QAPI)
Ensures Clinical Quality policies and procedures are communicated to and implemented by the facility staff.
Develops facility specific action plans in order to achieve quality standards.

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:
    • Master’s degree in Nursing or Health Care Administration, Public Health, Business or related field (a Juris Doctor degree may be considered) 
    • If Master’s degree is not in Nursing, a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing is required 
  • Four or more years of progressively responsible nursing experience. 
  • Six months of dialysis experience.
  • One or more years in a nursing supervisor or management position.
  • Demonstrated ability to promote professional working relationships with outstanding communication skills and demonstrated advanced leadership skills. 
  • Demonstrated team building, conflict resolution, decision-making and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated strong understanding of regulatory requirements
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving 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*

Work Schedule

Hours: 40 hours/week
Shift: Shift and hours will vary based on unit needs
Location: Ann Arbor Outpatient Dialysis Program- South Industrial Blvd

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.

Decision Making Process

Michigan Medicine seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan and to maintain the excellence of the University. We welcome applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The Department of Nursing, like the University of Michigan as a whole, is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons and will not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status.  

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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