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Provide care for a variety of adult medicine & surgical  patients requiring acute nursing care for 8-72 hours.
Included among the patient populations serviced by these units are post-procedural patients and patients who originate from the Emergency Department and will require close observation, assessment and teaching. In addition care is provided to palliative care patients that are housed on this unit. Patients may have arrhythmias necessitating a proficiency in cardiac assessment and monitoring or a willingness to learn about them.

This posting replaces #140194.

Nursing Specific Info

Salary & Nursing Framework Level:
This UMPNC RN posting is posted as Nursing Framework LEVEL C.
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 Michigan is required.

Eighteen (18) months of current (within the past five (5) years) adult telemetry inpatient RN experience.

Eighteen (18) months of current (within the past five (5) years) adult med/surg inpatient RN experience.

Documented ability to effectively communicated with patients, families and members of the health care team.

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*

BSN preferred.

Work Schedule

Hours/Week :20 hours, hours will be a mixture of 8 hr and possibly some 12hr shifts

Shift/Hours: Day/Night rotation and two out of four weekends per month

Location: University Hospital- Surgical Short Stay Unit 

* Note: The SSU unit operates 24 hrs a day, 6 days a week. All new employees will be expected to float to a designated unit(s) in times of low census.


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.