Henry Ford Cancer Institute- The New Cancer Pavilion- Nurse Manager- Disease Specific Clinics- Detroit

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General Summary:

  • The Nursing Manager is a Registered Nurse who is accountable for leading, managing, developing, supervising and evaluating the delivery of patient care at multiple sites or departments and/or has a minimum of one supervisor and/or 20 or more employees, in the Ambulatory Department. 
  • Provides clinic leadership and works in partnership with nursing, the health care team and leadership to assure quality patient care. 
  • Care is provided in accordance with departmental, Henry Ford Medical Group and health system policies and procedures. 
  • Facilitates empowerment of staff in the implementation of creative and innovative patient care delivery models and stimulates a collaborative multidisciplinary team approach in the continuous improvement of patient care services. 
  • In conjunction with the Administrator, assumes responsibility for fiscal management of clinic/department. 


  • Bachelors Degree in nursing or related field required. 

  • Masters Degree in nursing, business administration, health care administration, or equivalent is preferred. Successful completion on Henry Ford Medical Group Pharmacology test. 

  • Maintains professional competency through review of current literature, attendance at educational programs, and participation in professional organizations. 

  • Three to five years of progressively more responsible experience demonstrating leadership skills in a clinical setting is required. 

  • Some examples include: charge nurse duties; leadership of special projects such as service excellence teams; quality improvement initiatives, and clinic process redesign. 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to manage complex clinical, administrative, and interpersonal problems. 

  • Basic computer knowledge and keyboarding skills. 

  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 


Current license to practice in the State of Michigan as a Registered Nurse. 

Current BLS/ACLS required. 

WORKING CONDITIONS: Works in a patient care setting with possible exposure to communicable diseases. May require heavy lifting of patients and/or equipment


       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 HenryFord.com.


       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 a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

      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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