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Job Summary

This job posting is for a Unit- Based Temporary LPN position at Michigan Visiting Care.

Please note that these positions do not qualify for UMHS benefits and specific terms and conditions of employment are negotiated at the department level.

Responsibilities*

The Licensed Practical Nurse provides nursing care as planned, directed and supervised by an RN to patients in their homes. The LPN is responsible for making observations and reports regarding the nursing needs, including the physical, psychosocial and environmental needs of patients requiring tracheostomy care and/or mechanical ventilation and their families. The LPN provides home health services to patients in the home meeting all agency, state and federal regulations. As a member of a multi-disciplinary home health staff, the LPN functions as a team member for assigned individuals and families and ensures the provision of safe delivery of nursing care following all agency policies and state and federal regulations.

Nursing Specific Info

Under Michigan Law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of employment or transfer for this position.

Required Qualifications*

Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Michigan. One year of acute nursing experience or equivalent. Proof of NAPNES certification or pharmacology course. Mechanical ventilation experience required.
Ability to travel from point A to point B throughout the work day as assigned


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*

Home health care experience. Possession of broad-based skills. Two years nursing experience.

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

Work Schedule

Shift- Day/ Evening/ Night
Location: Southeast Michigan

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.

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.