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Job Summary

The West Ann Arbor Health Center – Parkland Plaza is the newest Ambulatory Care facility dedicated to providing high quality health care services for adults and children.  The brand new 2-story facility is located 380 Parkland Plaza in Ann Arbor.  We are actively seeking compassionate, enthusiastic, and patient-oriented individuals who will share in the goal of creating the ideal experience for our patients, families and employees.
Anticipated opening of the new West Ann Arbor Health Center – Parkland Plaza is November 2017.

Responsibilities*

Provides comprehensive nursing care to pediatric and adult patients during Interventional Radiology procedures.  Prioritizes and provides appropriate patient care in an organized, efficient, professional and timely manner.  Identifies emergency situations, initiates nursing actions and seeks assistance. Assists radiologist and technical staff in performing diagnostic and interventional procedures. 
Provides sedation/analgesia to, and monitors patients undergoing Interventional Radiological procedures per UMHS policy.
Fosters a culture of patient and family centered care by creating a positive and caring experience with every interaction. Recognizes internal and external customers and continually looks for ways to improve service for internal and external customers.
 
This position routinely involves:
* Constant standing, walking, transporting of equipment, 
* Patient lifting, positioning, pushing, twisting, and/or transferring of patients. 
* Remaining in a stationary position and/or moving for extended periods of time
* Wearing a lead apron (approx. 20-25 lbs) for several hours at a time
* Inspection & monitoring of patients from at least 20 feet in low light environment
*Providing patient care in low light/dark rooms during radiographic procedures
*Pushing stretchers with patients
*Management of blood product transfusions, including associated paper documentation.
*Using computerized data entry and medical record systems

Nursing Specific Info

Salary & Nursing Framework Level:
This UMPNC RN posting is posted as Nursing Framework LEVEL C (B INC).
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 license to practice nursing in the State of Michigan is required.
  • 5 yrs. RN experience with 2 or more years of Adult or Pediatric ICU, ED, Interventional Radiology, cardiac catheterization lab or medical procedures unit experience in the past year.
  • Demonstrated effective communication and problem solving skills, ability to work collaboratively with others, excellent interpersonal and delegation skills.
  • ACLS and PALS certification is required within 6 months of date of hire.
NOTE: Required qualifications must be met by the candidate inCurrent Michigan license as a Registered Nurse 

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

Desired Qualifications*

  • BSN
  • Pediatric and Adult RN experience desired                    
  • Demonstrated effective organizational/leadership experience.

Work Schedule

Hours/Week: 20 hours per week 
Shift/Hours/Days: Day shift; Mon through Fri; days and shift length may vary. 
On call is required after orientation is completed on week nights, weekends, and holidays. 
Location: West Ann Arbor Health Center: Parkland Plaza- Interventional Radiology
 
Note: All new employees will be expected to float to a designated unit(s) in times of low census.

 

Additional Information

West Ann Arbor Health Center- Parkland Plaza Transfer Start Dates

This confirms the agreement reached between the University of Michigan, the University of Michigan Professional Nurse Council (UMPNC) and the Michigan Nurses Association (MNA) concerning the implementation of staggered transfer dates for hires into the West Ann Arbor Health Center- Parkland Plaza, that occur through and including November 7, 2017.
 
Upon an offer of a position, the transfer date will be communicated and the transfer date will also be clearly identified within the letter of transfer. The individually negotiated transfer date may be past the 30 days per Paragraph 287 language, but the transfer will not occur at a date later than November 7, 2017. While the transfer date indicates the absolute transfer date for the employee, it is understood that the employee may be released to the accepting unit sooner, whichever is feasible by mutual agreement.

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

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.