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Responsibilities*

Note: This is a dual-unit appointment between the Adult Medical Observation Unit and the Surgical Observation Unit.
The Home unit will be the Adult Medical Observation Unit.

Under direct supervision from a registered nurse or other designated supervisor, provides direct patient care or miscellaneous technical support by performing delegated procedures of a specialized and technical nature, which may include obtaining hemodynamic measurements, setting up and maintaining specialized clinical equipment and performing delegated clinical or laboratory procedures, changing dressings, and assisting with admitting and discharge procedures.
Assists with more complex procedures, including venous blood draws and collecting blood from alternate access lines and complex diagnostic testing.
Recommends changes in patient care activities to improve the quality of patient care services. Under FLSA, incumbents in this position are nonexempt.

Required Qualifications*

Minimum 1 year recent experience as a nurse aide/tech in a hospital setting or
Minimum 2 years recent experience as a nurse aide/tech in a nursing home or similar setting or
Junior standing in an accredited Nursing Program.
Demonstrate positive and effective interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
Must be able to perform a wide range of physical activities which include moving, transporting and positioning patients and equipment as well as constantly positioning self to provide patient care and related duties.

Work Schedule

Hours per week 32
Hours: evening shift
Location:
This is a dual-unit appointment between the Medical Short Stay Units and the Surgical Short Stay Unit.
The Home unit will be the Medical Short Stay Units.

Background Screening

University of Michigan Health System conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Health System 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.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.