NURSING SUPERVISOR (Michigan Visiting Nurse - PACS)

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI

ID: 7077046
Posted: April 14, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

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.

This position provides direct supervision and evaluation of staff including: registered nurses, home infusion nurses, licensed practical nurses, home health aides, customer service representatives and others as assigned; facilitating the delivery of effective, cost-efficient, high quality, professional home care and home infusion services; implementing department policies and procedures in accordance with regulatory, accreditation and practice standards; and clinical management of all relevant clinical programs in collaboration with the nursing director and others.

Provides direct supervision and evaluation of infusion nursing staff including: Training Team, In Home Team and Branch nurses.
Understands and interprets/implements department and MM policies and procedures in a consistent manner.
Recruits, interviews and selects nurses and staff. Works collaboratively with leadership teams in the hiring process.
Acts as or appoints a case manager for all patients, and ensures that patient care is being provided in consideration of quality and financial metrics.
Assures that patient needs are continually assessed and oversees the coordination of patient’s care. Knowledgeable about patient caseloads and practice issues of staff.
Manages team performance based on established metrics, and using data in decision-making.
Holds staff accountable to work and productivity expectations.
Performs skilled nursing visits when necessary to meet the needs of patients.
Works collaboratively with hospital case managers, other post-acute care departments, intake, quality, billing and related departments to coordinate care, build relationships and facilitate effective discharge planning and provision of patient care.
Acts as liaison to and evaluates quality of contracted nursing agencies.
Understands and implements bargaining agreements for UMPNC and AFSCME employees, and managers other staff through the Standard Practice Guide, as well as PAC, MVN and HomeMed policy.
Consistently demonstrates appropriate and professional verbal and written communications.
Assists in developing, implementing and participating in staff education programs, policies, guidelines orientation and in-services.
Guides and counsels staff in a timely fashion to promote an understanding of, and compliance with, department policies, procedures and practice standards. Conducts disciplinary activities with sensitivity for all staff and in accordance with relevant labor relations standards.
Provides leadership to staff in understanding and applying principles and adoption of evidenced –based changes in practice into daily work. Promotes the integration of research findings into clinical practice.
Demonstrates desired results in achievement of all relevant strategic, budgetary and operational targets and objectives.
Provides weekend, holiday, and evening supervisory coverage as assigned.
Nursing Specific Info
Under Michigan Law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of employment or transfer for this position.If you have questions regarding this posting or would like assistance with nursing opportunities please contact Nurse Recruitment at (734) 936-5183.


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