Nurse Manager - Orthopedic Med/Surg Nursing Unit (7 Main)
Trinity Health

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Posted in Medical and Nursing

Job Info

Employment Type:
Full time
Day Shift


Position Summary:

Reporting to a Director responsible for a group of Clinical Services for the hospital site and with/through subordinate personnel, assumes management responsibility for a single major (or multiple smaller) function(s), service(s) or process(es) that provides support to clinical operations. Provides 24-hour accountability for patient care delivery, planning, and evaluation of services for one or more clinical areas and staff performance. Requires a high level of independent judgment and substantial latitude for independent action. Direct reports may include Clinical Leaders, Coordinators and/or high-level professional/administrative exempt and Nursing supervisory personnel.

What the Nurse Manager (Orthopedics) 7 Main will need:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, with a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN)
  • Current Registered Nurse license in the State of Michigan
  • Minimum of three years clinical experience in an acute care setting with progressively more responsible leadership experience.
  • Preferred: Two years prior supervisory or manager experience and five years of clinical experience in similar areas
  • Project management skills including the ability to define program, project, or process objectives, identify stakeholders and their interests, plan steps, coordinate and allocate human, technological and fiscal resources to accomplish goals and objectives in a resourceful yet timely manner.
  • Ability to develop, implements, and administer budgets
  • Leadership skills including demonstrated willingness to pursue leadership roles with increasing levels of accountability comfort with decision-making responsibilities, coaching, teaching and counseling skills, and the ability to inspire and build confidence in others and to forge alliances and garner support.

What the Nurse Manager (Orthopedics) 7 Main will do:
  • Specifically, the position identifies the need for policy development and/or revision, defines policies in collaboration with higher-level management input, goals and objectives.
  • Identifies the need for and drafts or defines procedures/protocols in collaboration with higher management input, goals and objectives; modifies procedures/protocols, as necessary.
  • Monitors the quality and quantity of workflow to ensure work is completed. Initiates or recommends personnel actions such as hires, fires and disciplines. Completes performance appraisals.
  • Develops daily, monthly and/or yearly goals and measures and assists in developing and monitoring budget for single or multiple, closely-related fields, areas or processes and, as requested, assists in assessment of goal attainment.
  • Initiates, facilitates, and supports communication among a variety of health care providers and with various external agencies.
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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