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Job Summary

**We are pleased to share that Michigan Medicine is working to secure a new lease at a local facility to provide Rheumatology Clinical and Infusion (non-oncology) services.  This space currently houses a 3 physician practice and infusion center formally known as AA Rheumatology. The practice will be closing this summer and the physicians are in the process of joining Michigan Medicine as faculty.  The site is located at 3145 W Clark Road, Ypsilanti Michigan.

This is a unique opportunity for Michigan Medicine to bring on 3 new providers and infusion space to handle incremental activity while we bridge the time need for the EAA expansion.  

This is a Decentralized Float RN position which involves staffing assignments at multiple health center locations. 
Locations: Variety of clinics including but not limited to: Taubman, East Ann Arbor and **Clark Rd Non-oncology Infusion Clinics.

 

Responsibilities*

Provide coordinated FLOAT nursing care to adult patients and their families in specialty settings at onsite and offsite locations.
 
The Registered Nurse (RN) supports professional nursing practice across practice settings and across the continuum of care to meet the needs of the patient and family; assesses the needs of the patient undergoing treatment; plans, implements, and evaluates patient care; and teaches patients and families. 
 
As an Infusion RN, is accountable for the delivery of direct patient care including patient education and the management of infusions administration.  
The RN administers injections, IV hydration and blood products.  
The RN will be required to work in any of adult non-cancer infusion areas and may be moved throughout the day due to patient acuity and census. 
 
Participate as a member of the collaborative health care team, to carry out clinical standards of care for various patient diagnoses and promote continuity of care. Provide nursing care and patient education as assigned to a diverse patient population in the previously listed clinics. Assist with a variety of procedures, maintain patient flow in clinic and support assistive staff as needed. Provide telephone triage and management, patient education, direct patient care with assessment, and documentation. Coordinate internal and external resources related to patient care. Candidate must be able to perform duties independently, be highly motivated and flexible in order to address the needs of patients, families and members of the health care team.  
The candidate must have demonstrated the following in his/her current position: 
 
Competent performance 
Accountable for the management of patients assigned to the team. 
Utilizes critical thinking skills to recognize and solve patient problems. 
Utilizes the nursing process and nursing standards to prevent or manage actual/potential patient problems in the ACU setting. 
Identifies patient/family learning needs and ensures that they are met. 
Serves as a patient advocate. 
 
Communication and Respect
Maintains a highly professional and positive attitude regardless of workload and stress level. 
Inputs, retrieves and interprets data from multiple manual and computer based information systems. 
Exhibits professional verbal and non-verbal communication skills.

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 licensure to practice nursing in the State of Michigan. 
  • A minimum of three (3) years of RN experience.
  • Demonstrated competence with IV insertions and infusions. 
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills through use of the nursing process.  
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks, collaboratively problem-solve and delegate. 
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills including a positive attitude and conflict management skills. 
  • Demonstrated adaptability to changing needs and priorities based on unit, department, and institutional goals. 
  • Demonstrated accountability and dependability for work completion within established time lines. 
  • Reliable transportation to drive to varying clinic locations.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work independently as well as within a team. 
  • Proficiency in computer and keyboarding skills using electronic medical record.  
 
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 
  • Experience with care coordination and managing complex patient populations.
  • Prior experience as a float nurse.
  • One year of RN experience caring for adult medicine patients in an ambulatory care (non-research based) or Emergency Department setting. 
  • Proficiency with MiChart documentation and notifications.
 

Work Schedule

Hours: 20 hours/week 
Shift/Hours/Days:  Day shift potential 4, 8 & 10 hr shifts, Monday-Friday, and Saturday based on clinic operational needs
Locations: Variety of clinics including but not limited to: Taubman, East Ann Arbor and Clark Rd Non-oncology Infusion Clinics.
 
 
Note: 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

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.