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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.

Responsibilities*

This position provides direct supervision and evaluation of staff including: registered nurses, home infusion nurses, licensed practical nurses, home health aides, customer service representatives and others as assigned; facilitating the delivery of effective, cost-efficient, high quality, professional home care and home infusion services; implementing department policies and procedures in accordance with regulatory, accreditation and practice standards; and clinical management of all relevant clinical programs in collaboration with the nursing director and others.

  • Provides direct supervision and evaluation of infusion nursing staff including: Training Team, In Home Team and Branch nurses. 
  • Understands and interprets/implements department and MM policies and procedures in a consistent manner.
  • Recruits, interviews and selects nurses and staff. Works collaboratively with leadership teams in the hiring process.
  • Acts as or appoints a case manager for all patients, and ensures that patient care is being provided in consideration of quality and financial metrics. 
  • Assures that patient needs are continually assessed and oversees the coordination of patient’s care. Knowledgeable about patient caseloads and practice issues of staff.
  • Manages team performance based on established metrics, and using data in decision-making.
  • Holds staff accountable to work and productivity expectations.
  • Performs skilled nursing visits when necessary to meet the needs of patients.
  • Works collaboratively with hospital case managers, other post-acute care departments, intake, quality, billing and related departments to coordinate care, build relationships and facilitate effective discharge planning and provision of patient care.
  • Acts as liaison to and evaluates quality of contracted nursing agencies. 
  • Understands and implements bargaining agreements for UMPNC and AFSCME employees, and managers other staff through the Standard Practice Guide, as well as PAC, MVN and HomeMed policy.
  • Consistently demonstrates appropriate and professional verbal and written communications.
  • Assists in developing, implementing and participating in staff education programs, policies, guidelines orientation and in-services.
  • Guides and counsels staff in a timely fashion to promote an understanding of, and compliance with, department policies, procedures and practice standards. Conducts disciplinary activities with sensitivity for all staff and in accordance with relevant labor relations standards. 
  • Provides leadership to staff in understanding and applying principles and adoption of evidenced –based changes in practice into daily work. Promotes the integration of research findings into clinical practice.
  • Demonstrates desired results in achievement of all relevant strategic, budgetary and operational targets and objectives.
  • Provides weekend, holiday, and evening supervisory coverage as assigned.

Nursing Specific Info

Under Michigan Law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of employment or transfer for this position.

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:

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing OR
  • Associates degree or diploma in Nursing and a Master's degree in Nursing
  • Minimum five (5) years of Registered Nurse experience. 
  • Minimum two (2) years (within the last 5 years) RN experience in certified home care or home infusion. 

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*

  • Previous experience as a health care supervisor, preferably in certified home care or home infusion. 
  • Experience with EPIC Home Health software
  • Master's degree in Nursing
  • Recent adult medical/surgical clinical experience
  • Demonstrated professional oral and written communication skills
  • Computer proficiency
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Proven ability to facilitate change

Work Schedule

Appointment: 40 Hours; may work weekends, holidays, evenings and on-call as assigned.
Location: Michigan Visiting Nurse- Ann Arbor & satellite offices

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. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

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.