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This is a "multiple-fill" job opening:

A total of four (4) Staff Nurse Temp Registered Nurses will be hired to fill this job opening.

 

 

 

Job Summary

This job opening is for a Temporary Float RN position within the Central Staffing Resource Department (CSR).  The specific cluster is for the Interventional Radiology Department.

**NEW BASE RATE & SHIFT DIFFERENTIALS FOR CSR STAFF NURSE TEMPS, effective 5/8/16**

Wage: $45.00/hr base rate
Evening Shift Differential is $5.00 per hour for 3p-7p and $4.00 per hour for 7p-11p
Night Shift Differential is $ 3.00 per hour
Weekend Differential is $5.00 per hour

Responsibilities*

Provides comprehensive nursing care to pediatric and adult patients during Interventional Radiology procedures, including Vascular, Neuro and other specialties.  Prioritizes and provides appropriate patient care in an organized, efficient, professional and timely manner.  Identifies emergency situations, initiates nursing actions and sets priorities for care. Assists Radiologist(s), Fellow(s), Resident(s), Advanced Practice Providers(APP’s) and technical staff in performing diagnostic and interventional procedures. 

Provides moderate sedation/analgesia to patients undergoing Interventional Radiological procedures per UMHS policies, guidelines, protocols and competencies. This includes assessment, monitoring, administering of medications, documentation, and other interventions to ensure a safe, therapeutic experience for the patient(s). Other key responsibilities include: POC (Point of Care) testing, administering anticoagulant/ hemolytic therapies, keen assessment skills, working with minimal supervision, ability to multitask, and use professional judgement in decision making.  

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 and therapeutic communications for all 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 systemsways to improve service and therapeutic communications for all internal and external customers

This posting replaces #139486.

Nursing Specific Info

Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position.

* 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 U-M and the Michigan Nurses Association and the U-M Professional Nurse Council union.

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.

Two (2) or more years recent (within the past five ()5 years) RN experience providing care to complex Adult and/ or Pediatric patients in a ICU, ED, Interventional Radiology, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, EP (Electrophysiology) Lab or other medical procedures unit environment.

Experience in sedation and/ or pain management and/or anxiety management, anticoagulant administration, POC (point of care) testing.

Demonstrated effective communication and problem solving skills, ability to work collaboratively with others, excellent interpersonal and delegation skills. Flexible, critical thinking skills, ability to multi-task is essential.  

ACLS and PALS certification is required (or within six (6) months of date of hire) or MUST be completed prior to end of probationary period
 

RESUME REQUIRED (for both internal & external applicants): 

You must attach a complete and accurate resume to be fully considered for this position.

NOTE:
Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Excellent Interpersonal skills
  • BSN preferred
  • Flexibility in scheduling 
  • EMR (Epic) experience
  • Experience in administering moderate sedation and hemolytic therapy strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated effective organizational/leadership experience

 

Work Schedule

**Commitment is 24 hours per 4 week scheduling block**
ALL SHIFTS AVAILABLE; 4, 8 AND 12 HR BLOCKS AVAILABLE!
Location: University Hospital: Central Staffing Resources Specialty Cluster, Interventional Radiology Department
 

 

Additional Information

TEMPORARY FLOAT NURSE GUIDELINES
1). All CSR employees are required to attend an annual educational Blitz to complete required
UM mandatories and compentencies (BCLS every 2 yrs, Cardiac Arrest and maintain all
other applicable certifications).
2). Temporary Float Nurses are expected to work all shifts requested unless no work is
available. It is the intention that all Temps will float to all units within the cluster speciality.
3). A Temporary Nurse should work 24 hours per 4 week schedule block. You may request four
(4), eight (8), or twelve (12) hours shifts in advance.
4.) Temporary Nurses in the CSR Clusters are NOT required to work weekends or holidays.
5). Temporary Nurses will participate in a newly designed, streamlined, onboarding/orientation
program. However, the progression of orientation will be dependent upon clinical
competency, staffing needs of the individual units, and the number of hours worked by the
Temporary RN.

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.