Purpose of Position:
To assist the Senior Nursing Director in planning and management of the patient care services. To provide professional nursing leadership and administrative direction for nursing practice for Registered Nurses, and, as indicated, for Licensed Practical Nurses and assistive personnel. To participate as a member of an Ambulatory Care Unit's leadership team to provide and continually improve health care services and to support the mission and goals of Michigan Medicine. To ensure the quality of nursing services provided to patients.
Supervision Received: Administratively responsible to the Senior Nursing Director, Ambulatory Care Services, for nursing practice, administration of the nursing contract, and provision of operational leadership. Works collaboratively with all members of the leadership teams of the multiple departments/services.
Supervision Exercised: Responsible for professional practice and clinical competence for regular and temporary of Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses. Works collaboratively with the ACU management teams in the management of support staff.
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.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:
Support of Clinical Operations:
Quality Management and Research:
Professional Development and Education:
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 Master’s degree in Nursing.
- Minimum five (5) years RN experience.
- Minimum two (2) years of recent (within the last 5 years) RN experience in either a pediatric or women’s health care environment.
Demonstrated leadership skills including creative and effective problem-solving, experience leading and participating in change initiatives, ability to effectively collaborate within a multidisciplinary team, and ability to direct nursing practice and apply critical thinking skills/judgment to a variety of situations.
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.
- Master's in Nursing preferred with certification in leadership/administration, clinical specialty or ambulatory care.
- Experience in a supervisory role is preferred.
- One or more years of experience in ambulatory care is desired
- Experience with procedural sedation and/or outpatient infusion.
- Broad clinical experience in multiple specialties.
Hours/Week: 40 hours/week
Hours and days will be based on unit/ clinic need.
Location: Pediatric specialty clinics, pediatric infusion, and women’s health clinics at C&W and the Center for Reproductive Medicine at Briarwood.
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.
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.
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.