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Responsibilities*

The Pediatric Cardio-thoracic Intensive Care Unit (PCTU) is a 20 bed tertiary care center receiving patients from state, regional, national and international referrals. PCTU specializes in the medical and surgical care of infants, children, adolescents and adults with congenital and acquired heart disease. Our goal is the provision of exemplary nursing care embracing a philosophy of family centered care empowering families to participate in the decision making and care of their children.
The Pediatric Cardio-thoracic Intensive Care Unit nurse cares for patients in a technology intensive environment including ECMO, CRRT and VAD's. They are required to perform complex physiologic patient assessments in a high intensity environment for high acuity patients with rapidly changing status. Our patients undergo the most progressive surgical and catheterization interventions. Our nursing staff practice in close partnership with the cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons and fellows providing individual support and education to families and patients throughout their intensive care unit admission.

 

Nursing Specific Info

Salary & Nursing Framework Level:
This UMPNC RN posting is posted as Nursing Framework LEVEL C, includes B.
Actual Nursing Framework LEVEL and salary will be determined at time of hire.
Nursing Framework levels range from Level A to Level E.

Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position. Posting may be filled after the initial 5-day posting period. Applicants who have left the UMPNC bargaining unit must include on their resume dates of past employment including months and years of service along with effort. Positions less than 20 hours/week may be combined.

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

Required Qualifications*

Current Michigan Registered Nurse License.
One (1) year of recent inpatient pediatric nursing experience.
Demonstrated excellent communication and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated strong collaborative skills.
Demonstrated skill with and knowledge of the principals of Patient and Family Centered Care.

NOTE: Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position.

RESUME REQUIRED (for both internal & external applicants): 
You must attach a complete and accurate resume to be fully considered for this position.

Desired Qualifications*

RN experience in a Pediatric Cardio-Thoracic ICU or PICU.
Knowledge of, and experience with, the congenital heart patient population
BSN preferred.
PALS or ACLS.

Work Schedule

Hours per week: 36
Shift/Hours/Days: Night shift; 8 and 12 hour shifts; Monday through Friday and rotating weekends
Location: Mott Children's Hospital-Pediatric Cardio-Thoracic Unit (PCTU)

Note: All new employees will be expected to float to a designated unit(s) in times of low census.

Additional Information

At the University of Michigan, C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital Congenital Heart Center (CHC), our multidisciplinary team inclusive of patients and families is committed to advancing excellence in medicine and serving humanity through the practice of our core values: Transparency, Accountability, Mutual Respect, and Positive Intent.

Each team member is expected to understand and demonstrate that in every interaction we represent our entire organization in the care we provide and in the partnerships we build with patients, families, and each respective team member. The CHC is dedicated to working with our patients and families to deliver the safest and highest quality of health care. Applicants are expected to review the following PowerPoint presentation which provides an overview of the Congenital Heart Center’s philosophy and culture. http://umhealth.me/joinchcteam

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Michigan Nurses Association and the U-M Professional Nurse Council union, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

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.