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Job Summary

This job posting is for a Unit-Based Temporary LPN position that will support the following clinics:
Briarwood  Family Medicine
Briarwood Medical Group
Briarwood Center for Peds, Women and Young Adults
South Main Orthopaedic Surgery
Burlington Back and Pain Center


Please note: this position does not qualify for UMHS benefits and specific terms and conditions of employment are negotiated at the department level.

Responsibilities*

Provide nursing care to patients according to established institutional and unit policies.
Telephone management:  Follow up on items delegated by RN or provider (ie:  complete final disposition of triage call, test results)
Collect initial data for RN triage
Prescription refills using physician approved guidelines
Conduct OB first trimester intake
Medication administration as ordered to include oral, topical, ophthalmic, as well as injections (testosterone, Depo-Provera, Toradol and antibiotics)
Provide care for patients on clinic support staff schedule
Assist with tests and procedures
Administer Rhogam
Chronic pain management follow-up for prescription refills and other tasks per protocol
Initiate appropriate measures in emergency situations.
Instruct patients and families according to a teaching plan established by an RN or provider
Participate in unit staff meetings for problem-solving and improvements in patient care.
Assist in quality assurance activities.

Required Qualifications*

Graduation from an approved school for practical nursing is necessary.
Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Michigan is necessary.
Successful completion of a pharmacology course in an accredited program is necessary.
Must have at least 2 years experience within the last 5 years.
Proficient in computer keyboarding skills.
 
NOTE: Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position.

Desired Qualifications*

Ability to communicate effectively in ways that enhance productivity and build respectful relationships.

Work Schedule

Hours/Week: Specific hours to be negotiated upon hire
Shift: Flexible schedule to include days/afternoons/1 Saturday per month maybe required
Location:  Briarwood Family Medicine, Briarwood Medical Group, Briarwood Center for Peds, Women and Young Adults, Back and Pain Center and South Main Orthopaedic Surgery.

Additional Information

This job posting is for a University of Michigan Temporary position. Temporary employment may be full or part time, but in either case is limited in duration. Please review the full posting description for details.

Additional Information

This job posting is for a Michigan Medicine Temporary position.
Temporary employment may be full or part time, but in either case is limited in duration.
Please review the full posting description for details.

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.

Contact Information

If you have questions regarding this posting or would like assistance with nursing opportunities please contact Nurse Recruitment at (734) 936-5183.

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.