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Job Summary

This job opening is for a Unit Based Temporary RN position at the Ypsilanti Health Center.

* Please note that these positions do not qualify for UMHS 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 the University of Michigan and the Michigan Nurses Association and the U of M Professional Nurse Council.

* In addition:
Unit- based temporary employees who have worked 400 hours in a calendar year then become a
Per Diem employee and have an obligation to pay dues or service fees as covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the University of Michigan and the Michigan Nurses Association and the U of M Professional Nurse Council.

* Once the employee meets the 400 hour threshold, they then are a union member for the duration of employment as Per Diem.
Temporary APRN employees and MVC temporary employees are not eligible for Per Diem status.

Responsibilities*

To provide the delivery of culturally sensitive, age-specific nursing care for adult medicine, pediatric, and OB/GYN patient populations; to perform telephone triage; assessment, screening and patient education; direct patient care. 

Accurate and expedient documentation of nursing care. 

Knowledge and appropriate use of internal and external resources. 

Provide functional supervision to assistive personnel, collaborate with colleagues, other disciplines, and health/care community services to promote continuity of care.

Nursing Specific Info

Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position.
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 license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan 

One (1) or more years of recent (within five (5) years) nursing experience in Ambulatory Care clinic or Emergency Dept, providing care to adult medicine and pediatric patients.  

One (1) or more years of recent (within five ()5 years) nursing experience in a primary care setting

Demonstrated expertise in Tele-health nursing and patient education. 

Demonstrated critical thinking skills through use of the nursing process, excellent problem solving skills and demonstrated ability to set priorities. 

Demonstrated customer service, interpersonal communication skills, and build respectful relationships within and between units and individuals. 

Demonstrated accountability and dependability including good attendance record with punctuality. 

Demonstrated adaptability to changing needs and priorities based on unit, department, and institutional goals/objectives. 


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*

Family medicine RN clinic experience

One (1) year or more of primary care RN experience in an Ambulatory Care setting working with adults or pediatrics. 

Experience working with pediatric vent patients, in either inpatient or ambulatory setting.

Demonstrated knowledge and skills providing patient and family education, self-management, and coaching related to health promotion of the patient and family.

BSN 

Experience as a charge nurse or equivalent management skills. 

Proficiency with typing and electronic health record documentation.  

Bilingual English and Spanish, preferredecent (within 5 years) nursing experience in women’s health, including perinatal care. 

Work Schedule

Hours: As needed by clinic 

Shift/ Hours/ Days:  Monday through Friday; specific hours & days to be determined upon hire, but will include extended hours.

Location:  Ypsilanti Health Center: Family Medicine 

200 Arnet St. Ste 200, Ypsilanti, MI 

Additional Information

PER DIEM/UNIT-BASED TEMPORARY NURSE GUIDELINES

1. Each Per Diem or 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 Per Diem or unit-based temporary employees.*
Per Diem or unit-based temporary nurses who preschedule two or fewer shifts per scheduling period do not have to meet the weekend requirements.
They may add additional UNANTICIPATED SHIFTS ONLY.

2. Each Per Diem or unit-based temporary nurse will be expected to work a portion of scheduled shifts on off shifts (recommended guide: 25%).

3. Managers may establish additional guidelines based upon individual unit scheduling requirements. Therefore, it is recommended that managers and per diem nurses or unit-based temporary meet to discuss specific unit
expectations.

4. Each Per Diem or unit-based temporary nurse will be scheduled to work the number of shifts during holiday weeks that reflects his/her normal scheduling pattern. Per Diem or unit-based 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).

Per Diem or unit-based temporary nurses are to be scheduled after all regular staff are scheduled per contract language.

*Guidelines apply to all Per Diem or unit-based temporary nurses regardless of hire date.

Additional Information

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

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.