Nursing Supervisor - University Hospital (8A Oncology Acute Care Unit And The Surgical Short Stay Unit)

University Of Michigan Ann Arbor , MI 48103

Posted 2 months ago

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Job Summary

Provides professional nursing leadership and administrative direction for the departments of 8A3 Oncology Acute Care and The Surgical Short Stay Unit. 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.

This position reports directly to the Clinical Nursing Director.

To assist the department Clinical Nursing Director in planning, coordinating, leading, and managing clinical and administrative operations.

To assist the department Clinical Nursing Director in providing leadership in the practice of nursing, emphasizing safety, quality, customer service, education and research.

To assist the department Clinical Nursing Director in coordinating between management and patient care activities consistent with the University of Michigan Hospital and Health System mission and goal statements.

To assist in managing budgets, payroll, commodities, staffing/scheduling, hiring and staff reviews.

The Clinical Nursing 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..

Mission Statement

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.


In collaboration with the Clinical Nurse Director, will provide leadership and management of the following nursing units: 8A3-Oncology Acute Care Unit and the Surgical Short Stay Unit

Responsibilities include:

Recruit, hire, manage, supervise and coordinate all staff for 8A and SSSU

Plan, assign and review the work of nursing and support staff.

Counsel, develop and evaluate the performance of all nursing staff.

Provide leadership for the development, implementation and evaluation of standards of nursing practice and for interdisciplinary clinical guidelines, using best evidence.

In collaboration with other members of the leadership teams, identify and plan for staffing consistent with needs of the patient population and budgetary requirements and appropriate to the scopes of a variety of roles.

Participate in and coordinate the development, implementation and evaluation of interdisciplinary patient care activities and programs.

Plan, coordinate and evaluate LEAN initiatives and other quality improvement activities.

Evaluate and manage clinical equipment and recommend necessary expenditures

Facilitate education of nursing leadership students.

Assure compliance with affirmative action, regulatory, legal, patient care and safety programs.

Have working knowledge of oncology and surgical patient care and needs

Nursing Specific Info

If you have questions regarding this posting or would like assistance with nursing opportunities please contact Nurse Recruitment at (734) 936-5183.

Nursing Specific Info

If you have questions regarding this posting or would like assistance with nursing opportunities please contact Nurse Recruitment at (734) 936-5183.

Nursing Specific Info

Nursing at Michigan offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits!

The benefit package includes:

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage

  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings and immediate vesting

  • Generous Paid Time Off Allowances

  • Robust Tuition and Certification support programs

  • Large offering of no cost CEs and professional development for advancement

Required Qualifications*

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

  • Associates degree or diploma in Nursing and a Masters degree in Nursing.

Minimum five (5) years of experience as a Registered Nurse

Minimum two (2) years (within the last five years) RN experience in Oncology and Surgery

Must be able to provide evidence of the following qualities by applying with a comprehensive resume and demonstated through the interview process if selected:

Exceptional communication skills, professional image, confidence in dealing with complex situations.

Demonstrated ability to promote professional working relationships with outstanding communication skills and demonstrated advanced leadership skills

Demonstrated team building, conflict resolution, decision-making and problem solving skills.

Demonstrated strong understanding of regulatory requirements

Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills

Ability to work collaboratively with teams of all sizes.

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 or leadership experience (ie: committee chairs, program leads)

  • Oncology experience, including heme/onc

  • Chemotherapy experience

  • OCN

  • Knowledge of the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers policies and practices

Work Schedule

Hours/Week: 40 hours

Days/Shift/Hours: Day/ Evenings-Requires flexibility to meet the needs of the unit

Location: University Hospital-8A3 Oncology Acute Care and the Surgical Short Stay Unit

Additional Information

This position may be filled using an FLSA exempt or non-exempt designation.

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 any time 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.

Job Detail

  • Job Opening ID
  • Working Title

NURSING SUPERVISOR - University Hospital (8A Oncology Acute Care Unit and the Surgical Short Stay Unit)

  • Job Title

Nursing Supervisor

  • Work Location

Michigan Medicine - Health Sys

Ann Arbor, MI

  • Full/Part Time


  • Regular/Temporary


  • FLSA Status


  • Organizational Group

Um Hospital

  • Department


  • Posting Begin/End Date
    1/20/2020 3/20/2020
  • Paid Time Off


  • Career Interests

Nursing- Nursing Management

Nursing- All Nursing

Healthcare Admin & Support

Director / Manager / Supervisor

Nursing- Oncology

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Nursing Supervisor - University Hospital (8A Oncology Acute Care Unit And The Surgical Short Stay Unit)

University Of Michigan