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 Assist the Clinical Nursing Director on 8B in the planning and management of 8B patient care services.
To provide leadership in the practice of nursing, emphasizing quality paitent care, education and research
To assist in coordinating patient care services consistent with the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers mission and goals.
Collaborate/consultative relationship with other health professionals and administrative personnel.
Administrative and functional supervison is exercised over nursing and support staff, as delegated by the Clinical Nursing Director.
Responsibilities include:
Personnel Management
Plan, assign, and supervise the work of nursing and support staff.
Participate in interviewing, selecting, and orienting nursing and support staff.
Participate in counseling, coaching, discipline and evaluation of staff.
Participate in the development, implementation, and revision of the individual performance plans.
Facilitate open cahnnels of communication with Nursing Directors, ACNO's, peers, staff, providers and others.
Coach and mentor Charge Nurses, Staff Nurses, members of the Nursing Leadership Team and others.
Anticipate and respnd to staff issues and concerns.
Collaborate with Educational Nurse Coordinator and Clinical Nurse Specialist to implement competency based education.
Serve as a role model through the provision of direct patient care.
Clinical Practice
Maintain significant presence rounding on patients, families and interfacing with staff to ensure patient care excellence on all shifts.
Management of Clinical Area
Participate in the development and implementation of department goals and objectives.
Participate in the development of department policy/procedure and standards of nursing care.
Participate in planning and problem solving of daily department operations and priorities of patient services.
Identify and plan for staffing consistent with the needs of the patient population and budgetary requirements.
Interpret and implement the Hospital and University policies and procedures, and the standards of regulatory agencies.
Participate in monitoring of department payroll and commodity expenditures.
Provide input into the payroll and commodity planning process.
Anticipate and respond to patient and family issues and concerns.
Quality Improvement and Research
Participate in planning, coordinating, and evaluating unit quality improvement activities.
Promote the integration of research findings into clinical practice of the unit's nursing staff.
Promote staff involvement in clinical research.
Use lean managment principles to optimize department operations.
The University of Michigan Health Centers & Hospital is Magnet recognized and has been recently named #1 hospital in Michigan and #5 hospital in the nation by US News and World Report 2018-19!

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. 
Minimum three (3) years of recent (within the last 5 years) Medical-Surgical Telemetry experience as a RN
Demonstrated understanding and support of patient and family-centered care
Evidence of demonstrated leadership ability including; charge nurse, team leader, professional development framework, or other management/ supervisory experience. 
Committee membership experience
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills 
Demonstrate ability to be effective, positive change agent 
Demonstrate flexibility related to unit staffing and patient care needs. 
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with Administrators, Nurse Managers, Physicians, Peers, Subordinates, and other UMHS departments and groups.
Evidence of ability to assess, interpret, and analyze clinical information independently and collaboratively
Computer competency including Word, Excel, and be able to extract data from University supported computer data bases. 

 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 of Science Nursing
  • Previous nursing supervisory experience 
  • Knowledge of the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers policies and practices 
  • Consultative and teaching skills
  • At least Five (5) years of acute care inpatient RN exp

Work Schedule

Hours/Week: 40 hours/week 
Shift:  Requires flexibility to meet the needs of the unit. Off Shifts and weekends may be required based on the unit need.
Location: University Hospital, 8B Acute Medical Telemetry Unit


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.

Selection 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.