NURSING SUPERVISOR (University Hospital-Critical Care Medicine Unit)
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
September 13, 2018
Ann Arbor, Michigan
The Critical Care Medicine Unit (CCMU) is a 20 bed medical intensive care unit that provides
care to the adult medical patient population, including for example, those patients with diagnoses
including cancer, liver, lung or renal disease, sepsis, overdose, and other medical conditions.
Our supervisor role reports directly to the Clinical Nursing Director, and is integral to the leadership team in planning and managing the clinical and administrative operations of the unit.
In addition to the administrative supervision of the nursing and assistive personnel staff as delegated by the Clinical Nursing Director, the supervisor also provides clinical bedside care to the patients in the CCMU.
Reports directly to the Clinical Nursing Director.
To assist the department Director in the management of the unit and the provision of patient care.
To provide leadership in the practice of nursing, emphasizing quality patient care, education and research.
To assist in coordinating between management and patient care activities consistent with Michigan Medicine mission and goal statements.
Collaborative/consultative relationship with other health professionals or disciplines and administrative personnel.
Administrative and functional supervision is exercised over nursing and support staff, as delegated by the Clinical Nursing Director.
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 other nursing leadership teams, peers, staff, and physicians.
Coach and mentor Charge Nurses, Nurse Preceptors, Staff Nurses, and members of the leadership team as delegated by Clinical Nursing Director.
On primarily the evening and night shifts, coordinate or support unit initiatives, administrative needs, committee participation, staffing, or other needs as directed per the Clinical Nursing Director.
To provide assessment, mentoring, coaching and evaluation of staff related to clinical practice.
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 or review of Department payroll and commodity expenditures.
Participate in reviewing the payroll, and reconciling budget components to meet budgetary goals via variance reporting.
Participate in the hiring activities of unit staff, conducting personnel interviews and reference checks.
Coordinate performance evaluation activities for unit staff as delegated by the Clinical Nursing Director.
Participate in developing of unit/area policy/procedure and standards of Nursing Care.
Collaborate with Clinical Nurse Specialist and Educational Nurse Coordinator to implement organizational or departmental policy changes, and assure adherence to procedures and standards of Nursing Care, including staff compliance in meeting annual mandatory competencies and screening.
Collaborate with Educational Nurse Coordinator to implement competency based evaluation.
Collaborate with intra- and inter- disciplinary, and intra- and inter departmental colleagues to create the Ideal Patient Experience.
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, and quality activities 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 NursingMinimum three (3) years experience (within the last 5 years) as a Registered Nurse.
Minimum two (2) years recent RN ICU experience.
Evidence of demonstrated or potential leadership ability including; charge nurse, team leader, professional development framework, or other management experience.
Evidence of active unit engagement in unit initiatives or committees such as UBC or workload committee membership, liaison or champion roles, or other unit initiative participation.
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
Evidence of ability to assess, interpret, and analyze clinical information independently and collaboratively.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collaboratively within colleague and unit leadership team including the Clinical Nursing Director, supervisor, clinical nurse specialist, and other unit leadership members, administrators, physicians, peers and subordinates.
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.
Knowledge of the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers policies and practices.
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: Flexibility to work weekdays and weekends, and flex work hours to participate in nursing administrative meetings and or training.
The expected staffing component is flexible from 0-30%.
Location: University Hospital- 6D Medical Intensive Care Unit (CCMU)
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.
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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.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 162781
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