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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.


CVC-5 is a 16 bed intermediate care unit that provides care to Cardiovascular Surgery and Interventional Cardiology patients. The unit has a family centered approach surrounding education and resources and provides private rooms for all patients. Nurses care for patients with titratable drips, arterial lines and cardiac monitoring.

The Cardiovascular ICU (CVC 5) is a 8-bed adult intensive care unit caring for patients who have recently undergone cardiac, thoracic, or vascular surgery. This unit specializes in coronary artery bypass, heart and lung transplantation, heart valve repair, ventricular assist devices and esophageal procedures as well as carotid re-vascularization and aneurysm repairs. 


Provides professional nursing leadership and administrative direction for the departments of CVC-5 Intermediate Care Unit and the CVC-5 Cardiovascular ICU.  Participates as a member of leadership teams to provide and continually improve health care services and to support the mission and goals of Michigan Nursing Services, and the Health System.

The CVC 5 Clinical Nursing Supervisor job summary:

  • To assist the department Clinical Nursing Director in planning, coordinating and managing clinical and administrative operations.  
  • To provide leadership in the practice of nursing, emphasizing quality patient care, service, education and research.  
  • To assist in coordinating between management and patient care activities consistent with the University of Michigan Hospital/Michigan Medicine mission and goal statements. 
  • To assist in managing budgets, payroll, commodities, staffing/scheduling, hiring and staff reviews. 
  • The Clinical Nurse Supervisor will participate in new program development and implementation; plan, organize and evaluate patient care standards guidelines and educational activities; and monitor and implement the continuous quality improvement programs. 
  • This position reports directly to the Clinical Nursing Director.
  • 24/7 Accountability for the unit.

Nursing Specific Info

Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the 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 nurse in the state of Michigan.
  • Required Educational Requirement: Applicant must meet one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing OR Master’s degree in Nursing
  • Minimum five (5) years RN experience
  • Minimum two (2) years of recent (within the last 5 years) cardiovascular nursing experience

Note: In order to be considered for this position the applicant must have met or will have met all the required qualifications prior to the start date of employment.

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 supervisory experience 
  • Knowledge of the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers policies and practices 
  • Consultative and teaching skills
  • Expertise in Cardiovascular Nursing
  • Understanding and support of patient and family-centered care
  • Ability to be effective, positive change agent Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills 
  • Flexibility related to unit staffing and patient care needs. 
  • Ability to work effectively with Administrators, Nurse Managers, Physicians, Peers, Subordinates, and other UMHS departments and groups.
  • 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. 
  • Nursing leadership experience, to include: charge nurse, team leader, professional development framework, or other management/ supervisory experience. 
  • Committee membership experience


Work Schedule

Hours/Week: 40 hours
Shift: Predominately days however off shifts and weekends will be required.
Location: Cardiovascular Center-CVC 5, Adult Intermediate Cardiovascular Unit and CVC 5, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit

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.


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