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.
Plan, assign and supervise the work of nursing and support staff.
Participate in interviewing, selecting and orienting nursing and support staff.
Participate in the counseling, coaching, discipline and evaluation of unit staff.
Participate in the development, implementation and revision of individual performance plans.
Facilitate open channels of communication with managers, peers, staff and physicians.
Coach and mentor charge nurses, staff nurses and members of the leadership team as delegated by the Clinical Nursing Director.
Schedule flexibility will be necessary, requiring rotation to the evening and night shifts, to provide clinical assessment, mentoring, coaching, support, and evaluation of staff on all shifts.
Management of Clinical Area:
Participate in the development and implementation of unit or area goals and objectives.
Identify and plan for staffing consistent with the needs of the patient population and budgetary requirements.
Participate in planning and problem solving of daily unit/area operations, priorities of patient services and urgent and emergent care.
Interpret and implement the hospital and university policies and procedures and the standards of regulatory agencies.
Participate in the monitoring of department payroll and commodity expenditures.
Provide input into the payroll and commodity budget planning process.
Coordinate performance evaluation activities of unit staff as delegated by the Clinical Nursing Director.
Participate in hiring activities of unit staff, conduct personnel interviews and reference checks.
Collaborate with Clinical Nursing Director, Educational Nurse Coordinator, and Clinical Nurse Specialist to implement competency based evaluation.
Participate in developing of unit/area policy/procedures and standards of nursing care.
Anticipate and respond to patient/family issues and concerns.
Quality Assurance and Research:
Participate in planning, coordinating and evaluating unit quality improvement activities.
Promote the integration of research findings into clinical practice by unit nursing staff.
Promote staff involvement in clinical research as applicable.
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) RN experience in acute care
Nursing leadership experience, to include: charge nurse, team leader, professional development framework, or other management/ supervisory experience.
Committee membership experience
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 of Science Nursing
Previous supervisory experience
Knowledge of the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers policies and practices
Consultative and teaching skills
Surgical and or transplant RN experience
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.
If you have questions regarding this posting or would like assistance with nursing opportunities please contact Nurse Recruitment at (734) 936-5183.
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, 5C Medical-Surgical Unit
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Internal Number: 171190
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