Clinical Unit Leader (Full-time/Night Shift) - Behavioral Health - Allegiance Health - Jackson, MI

Behavioral Health
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The Clinical Unit Leader (CUL) under general supervision from the unit manager and/or director, and in accordance with policies and guidelines established within the organization and individual unit, priority is to function as shift supervisor and clinical liaison with staff, physicians, and management, providing continuity of leadership day to day. The CUL acts as a supervisor, role model, mentor, coach, and resource person to staff to ensure that all unit standards are maintained and a team oriented work environment is maintained. The CUL is involved in attracting, developing, maintaining, and retaining qualified staff members. Duties will include hiring, orientation, monitoring, and evaluating performance, problem solving, employee counseling and corrective action, staffing, assignment and direction of staff and payroll. In addition to duties involving unit personnel, the CUL serves as a contact for internal and external customers. He/she is responsible for creating an environment, which fosters positive customer service and meets all quality and accreditation standards, implementing new and monitoring ongoing processes. Clinical Practice: Rotate to the off shifts as determined by staffing needs and the nurse manager to provide clinical assessment, mentoring, coaching, and evaluation of staff. Mgmt 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. QA and Research: Participate in planning, coordinating, and evaluating unit quality metrics and quality improvement activities. Promote the integration of research findings into clinical practice by unit nursing staff. Promote staff involvement in evidence-based practice and clinical research, as applicable.

  •      Overview

           Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

           care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education.  The system includes

           the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

           insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

           network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

           full continuum of care.  In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

           The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

           employees.  Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient.  The

           health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III.  To learn more, visit


           Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

           making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

           Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

           Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

           dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

           and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

           employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

           (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness

           and access to day care services at Bright Horizons Midtown Detroit, and a whole host of other

           benefits and services.

          Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

            Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

            committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

            race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

            weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

            or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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