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This is a "multiple-fill" job opening:

A total of four (4) (0.9 FTE), Licensed Practical Nurses will be hired to fill this job opening.

 

Hours & shifts are identical for both hires.

(see below for work schedule detail)

Responsibilities*

This is a 32 bed acute adult rehabilitation unit.
The rehabilitation unit includes major populations of spinal cord injury, head injury, stroke, neuromuscular injury or disease and patients debilitated from chronic complex medical problems.
Up to two rehabilitation patients may be ventilator dependent.
Most patients are physically disabled and dependent for bed mobility and transfers.
6A offers a variety of shift rotations, comprehensive orientation, career development, and the opportunity to work with a diverse patient population. This unit utilizes a primary nursing care delivery model and the opportunity to work with a comprehensive interdisciplinary team.

This position replaces #121018 and 126119.

Required Qualifications*

Candidates must have a current Michigan Practical Nurse license.
Graduation from an approved school of practical nursing and successful completion of an pharmacology course in an accredited program is necessary. 
Candidates should demonstrate skill in both verbal and written communication ability.
Candidates should have experience in rehabilitation, medical, or surgical nursing or with chronically ill populations.

Desired Qualifications*

Candidates should have the ability or a strong interest in collaborative forms of practice, including shared control with patients and their families.
Strong interpersonal skills, with an emphasis on negotiation highly desirable.

Work Schedule

Hours/Week: 36 hours per week
Shift/Hours/Days: Day/Night Rotation; 12-hour shift; every other weekend
Location: University Hospital: 6A, Adult Rehabilitation Unit

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.

Contact Information

If you have questions regarding this posting or would like assistance with nursing opportunities please contact Nurse Recruitment at (734) 936-5183.

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.