Under physician supervision, coordinates care of critically ill patients in the intensive care unit settings. Specifically, role requires the practitioner to perform advanced diagnostic and therapeutic tasks associated with patients admitted.
The practitioner will complete detailed histories and physicals and present pertinent data to the medical staff. Collect and interpret reports from diagnostic lab tests, radiographic procedures, and clinical studies. Order tests and prescribe medications. Perform various diagnostic, therapeutic, and minor procedures. Contribute to the education of new resident physicians to the service and assist in maintaining continuity of care throughout the PICU.
Confer with attending physicians and communicate with other care providers/consultants to coordinate clinical care.
Maintain accurate documentation regarding patient status, evaluations, and treatment.
Streamline the patient transfer process between levels of care, including writing discharge orders and communicating specific patient needs to team members.
Participate in quality assurance, quality improvement, and patient safety activities.
Perform other patient-related and administrative duties as requested by the attending physician, and/or PICU medical director.
Utilize new improvements and/or technologies that relate to job assignment.
Maintain current licensure to practice Nursing in the State of Michigan.
Note: This is a day position with night rotation.
This position includes weekend and holidays shifts as required by the service.
This replaces posting # 142135
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 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.
Nursing Specific Info
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the credentialing and privileging process.
- Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner specialty certification in the State of Michigan.
- Current specialty certification to practice as an Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.
- Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program.
- Certification as a Nurse Practitioner recognized by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN).
- Clinical experience in a Pediatric ICU.
- Minimum 1 year NP experience caring for acutely ill patients with diseases common in a PICU setting.
- Demonstrated ability to positively contribute to a team through strong teamwork skills and work ethic, as well as absence of a track record of behaviors disruptive to teamwork and morale – as evidenced by previous/current employment experience and demonstrated in annual evaluations.
- Demonstrated excellent verbal & written communication, organization & problem solving skills.
- After orientation period appropriate to experience level, ability to function independently while assuring the medical care team is functioning smoothly and in collaboration with each other.
- Demonstrated ability to collaborate on clinical care ideas across multiple patient care services, and to communicate as a patient advocate.
- Self-directed, reliable, demonstrates initiative and motivation to work independently as evidenced by previous/current employment experience and demonstrated in annual evaluations.
- Demonstrated high level of critical thinking and ability to prioritize assignments and manage a busy work environment.
- Demonstrated high level of motivation to learn and to participate in activities to improve patient care.
- Must reflect a professional appearance and demeanor and possess excellent customer service skills.
NOTE: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the credentialing and privileging process.
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.
The ideal candidate will possess and the exhibit following qualities:
- Demonstrated expertise in facilitating the educational growth of others through previous clinical instructional roles.
- Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of current medical, surgical, and pharmaceutical treatment modalities of the acute and chronically ill pediatric patients.
Shift: Day/ Night rotation
Location: C.S. Mott Children's Hospital- 10 East, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
1500 E Medical Center Dr., Ann Arbor, MI, 48109
This position may be filled using an FLSA exempt or non-exempt designation.
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.
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