Job Summary Michigan Medicine is seeking a self-directed, progressive, and highly experienced nursing leader to assume the position of Director of Professional Practice. The Director will provide visionary leadership to individuals and interdisciplinary teams, which ultimately serves to advantage the care for patients and families. Collaboration with senior leadership, management, and physician colleagues to achieve programmatic goals is a key expectation. This role requires the synthesis of expert knowledge in the areas of Magnet qualifications, scientific research, and clinical practice standards in the practice setting. This Nursing Director will be responsible for overseeing activities within the Nursing Services Division related to professional nursing practice, care delivery systems, integration of evidenced-based practice, and nursing outcomes improvement. This Director will lead nursing governance committees that facilitate evidence-based practice. The incumbent will serve as Magnet Project Director and coordinate efforts to maintain Magnet Hospital designation and achieve compliance with all Magnet Program requirements. Additionally, this individual will be responsible for system workforce planning, and a comprehensive recruitment and retention program. The Director will define innovative strategies to build a culture of clinical excellence and reliable care. In addition, the Director will collaborate with Directors of Research and Quality, Professional Development & Education, and Informatics. This position reports to the Chief Nurse Executive. Other key providers supporting Professional Practice, Magnet, Recruitment & Retention will report directly to the Director of Professional Practice. Key Attractions of the Position: • The opportunity to work at the #5 ranked Magnet designated hospital in the region. • The opportunity to work at an organization with a reputation for providing outstanding clinical care and customer service. • The opportunity to work for a state-of-the-art, financial secure, and growing organization that has the resources to provide excellent care. • The opportunity to work with progressive and highly respected leaders who are committed to quality patient care and empower their management team. • The opportunity to work with a dynamic group of nurses and managers who are eager to learn and excel. • The opportunity to work in an environment that values professional development and continuous learning. • An excellent compensation and benefits package and relocation allowance.
Key Responsibilities: The statements below, from the Position Description, describe the essential duties of this position, but they are not intended as an exhaustive list of all job duties and responsibilities. Please see posting for complete details of responsibilities on https://www.UMnursing.org Magnet Program Oversees the advancement of the Magnet Recognition Program and other programs, in alignment with the CNE and organizational Strategic Plans.
Recruitment and Retention Oversees Michigan Nursing’s Recruitment and Retention programs/activities.
Clinical Excellence Ensures the integration of innovative strategies that build a culture of clinical excellence and reliable care.
Operations Ensures effective operation of department and service area
Relationship Management Develops collegial relationships with peers, medical staff, direct reports, and customers.
Patient Care Values Exhibits an understanding and demonstration of the Patient Care Values in interactions with patients, families, and co-workers.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and licensure or eligibility for licensure to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Michigan.
Master’s degree in Nursing or Healthcare Administration, Public Health, Business, or related field (Juris Doctor degree may be considered) *If Master’s degree is not in Nursing, then a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing is required. A DNP or PhD is preferred.
A minimum of seven (7) years of professional nursing practice, including at least five (5) years of nursing management experience in a complex teaching or academic organization.
Internal Number: 167115
About Michigan Medicine-University of Michigan Health
Michigan Medicine-University of Michigan Health, based in Ann Arbor Michigan, is a part of one of the world’s leading universities. We are a premier, highly ranked academic medical center and award-winning health care system with state-of-the-art facilities. Our vision is to create the future of health care through scientific discovery, innovations in education, and the most effective and compassionate care. We want to be the leader in health care, health care reform, curriculum and biomedical innovation. Michigan Medicine includes the U-M Hospitals and Health Centers, the U-M Medical School and its Faculty Group Practice, one of the nation's largest biomedical research communities, and education programs that train thousands of future health professionals and scientists each year. We also include the clinical programs of the U-M School of Nursing and the activities of the Michigan Health Corporation, which enables us to form partnerships outside of our University. It's the Michigan Difference!