To assist the MPU Clinical 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 the Health System. Participate as a collaborative member to ensure the quality of nursing services provided to patients. The ideal candidate will be firm yet personable, a strong leader with the ability to set high standards and hold people accountable for meeting unit performance and patient care standards. They will have process improvement background and demonstrated ability as a change agent.
Personnel Management Select, hire and plan for staffing, consistent with service needs and budget Schedule and assign clinical staff, arrange coverage as needed Supervise, mentor, counsel, coach, and evaluate staff as part of a continuous development program within the Professional Framework Participate in the development, implementation, and revision of individual performance plans Support staff education, cross training and proficiency development Develop and foster team work and build trusting relationships Facilitate open channels of communication with Director, Managers, peers, staff, and physicians. Practice Principles of High Reliability Facilitate and embed culture of DE&I
Clinical Practice Facilitate and support a nursing practice environment in which empowerment, responsibility, autonomy, accountability, collaboration and peer review are exercised Facilitate direct patient care in the MPU areas to patients and families utilizing the nursing process Coordinate quality assurance activities Participate in the development of patient care models and systems including delivery of care, IT, staffing models, etc. Serve as a role model to other departmental staff in the provision of direct patient care Participate in multidisciplinary and unit problem-solving regarding care delivery
Clinical Operations Participate in the development and implementation of unit goals and objectives. Manages, directly and in collaboration with others, staffing, scheduling, benchmarking, work redesign and cost-management strategies in the planning and management of clinical operations. Provides input into nursing payroll budget, and monitors and problem solves with Administrators, Medical Directors and Health Center manager regarding variances. Organizes and facilitates unit based educational activities and in-services. Assures compliance with regulatory programs’ standards related to nursing. Provides leadership, assists and advises Administrators, Medical Directors, and Unit managers in satisfying other regulatory standards. Interprets and implements University and Health System policies and procedures. Assists in the planning and implementation of new or expanded services and programs. Provides interface and liaison communications regarding programs external to the unit which have implications for nursing staff. Represents nursing, Ambulatory Care Services and/or the clinical department(s) or unit(s) on assigned committees
Quality Assurance and Research Participates in and conducts the analysis of data. Assists in the development of strategies to improve care management within the area or unit. Participates in and supports the involvement of nursing staff in unit quality improvement activities. Provides leadership to staff in understanding and applying quality improvement principles and adoption of evidence-based changes in practice into daily work. Promotes the integration of research findings into clinical practice. Supports research activities on the unit, as indicated.
Professional Development Education Facilitate collective activity in professional organizations. Contribute professional clinical and management expertise to other health professionals, both formally and informally. Participate in professional organizations. Develops self professionally through continuing education, professional reading, participation in professional organizations and networking. Evaluates own performance periodically with the Unit’s Clinical Nursing Director.
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 (in progress will also be considered).
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan.
Minimum five (5) years RN experience. Minimum two (2) years of recent (within the last 5 years) RN experience in Advanced In-Patient Endoscopy (including ERCP, Pulmonary and Phase I Recovery) within the last year.
Leadership experience, to include; charge nurse, team leader, professional development framework, or other management/ supervisory experience.
Excellent customer service, communication, team building, and problem solving skills. Ability to work with multiple disciplines.
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.
Supervisory/management experience with responsibilities for staff development
Advanced computer skills desired, including proficiency in MiChart, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and educational research systems.
Experience with new program development
Ambulatory Care experience
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: Days/Afternoon; hours will flex to department need.
Location: University Hospital, Medical Procedures Unit
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