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Job Summary

This job opening is for  two Unit-Based Temporary RN positions for HomeMed Administration.

* Please note that these positions do not qualify for Michigan Medicine benefits and specific terms and conditions of employment are negotiated at the department level. These positions are not covered under the collective bargaining agreement between U-M and the Michigan Nurses Association and U-M Professional Nurse Council union.

* Current RN employees working in a regular position covered under the collective bargaining agreement  are not eligible to hold an additional  Unit-Based Temporary RN position .

Responsibilities*

 

  • Complete first dose follow-up phone calls
  • Answer patient calls regarding IV administration, equipment and monitoring
  • Patient education
  • Liaison with visiting nurse agencies across the state to coordinate care and follow up on patient issues
  • Liaison with hospital Case Management to transition patients from hospital to home
  • Assess laboratory results as needed
  • Coordinate home IV care with pharmacists, nurses, pharmacy techs and dietitians

Nursing Specific Info

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 2-day posting period.

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 licensure to practice nursing in the State of Michigan.
Two (2) or more years of adult and/or medical/surgical nursing experience within the last 5 years.
Two years of recent clinical experience that demonstrates effective coordination of clinical care for a broad range of patients.
Ability to demonstrate excellent problem solving and triage skills
Ability to work independently in a multidisciplinary, fast paced environment as demonstrated by interview, references and performance evaluation.
Direct experiences with all types of vascular access devices, wound care, oxygen therapies.
In-depth recent experience in patient education (i.e.: self care, disease state management).
Excellent communication and customer service skills
Demonstrated knowledge of the quality improvement process
Ability to get from point A to point B throughout the work day as assigned
 


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*

Home Infusion, DME and \or home care experience as a RN within the last 2 years.
BSN
Experience teaching and developing patient education material/policies and procedures for home infusion and equipment techniques.
Two (2) or more years adult and pediatric medical/surgical nursing experience.
Successful completion of chemotherapy course.
Certification in Infusion Therapy, Nutrition Support or Wound Care
Computer skills, i.e. Microsoft Word.
Experience with chart audits.

Work Schedule

Hours & shift: Day shift; Hours to be determined upon hire
Location: Home Care Services: HomeMed


Unit-Based Temp:
Wage: Hourly wage starts at $ 30.00 per hour (Day Shift)
Evening Shift Differential is $1.00 per hour
Night Shift Differential is $ 1.25 per hour

Additional Information

This job posting is for a University of Michigan Temporary position.
Temporary employment may be full or part time, but in either case is limited in duration. Please review the full posting description for details.

UNIT-BASED TEMPORARY NURSE GUIDELINES
* Unit-based temporary employee working three or more shifts per scheduling period will be scheduled to work a minimum of two weekend shifts per scheduling period (8 hours = 1 shift). The contractual definition of a weekend applies for temporary employees.
* Unit-based temporary nurses who preschedule two or fewer shifts per scheduling period do not
have to meet the weekend requirements.
* Each unit-based temporary nurse will be expected to work a portion of scheduled shifts on off shifts (recommended guide: 25%).
* Each unit-based temporary nurse will be scheduled to work the number of shifts during holiday weeks that reflect his/her normal scheduling pattern. Temporary nurses should be scheduled to work shifts during three out of the six holiday weeks and one of these weeks should be Christmas or New Year's week. (A week is defined as Sunday through Saturday during which the holiday falls).
* Unit-based temporary nurses are to be scheduled after all regular staff are scheduled per contract language.
* Managers may establish additional guidelines based upon individual unit scheduling requirements

Additional Information

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The employee will be able to perform the assigned duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodations.

OCCUPATIONAL HAZARD INFORMATION:
All clinical and delivery staff carry out assignments in patient's homes, health care institutions and HCS offices.
Drives personal automobile to these various work site locations in all weather conditions on a regular basis.
This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work and/or difficulty that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibility of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.
The following signature indicates receipt and understanding of the above job description.
A signed copy of this description is kept in the employee file.

Additional Information

This temporary position may meet eligibility requirements for health care benefits.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine 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

Michigan Medicine 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.