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Job Summary

The Brandon Newborn Intensive Care Unit at the University of Michigan is a 52 bed Level IV neonatal center serving our region, state and beyond.   We remain one of the state's leading referral centers for premature newborns and infants with complex medical problems, complex surgical problems or unusual anomalies, need for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), high frequency ventilation, nitric oxide therapy, and whole body for hypothermic neuroprotection.
About 80% of the Newborn ICU admissions are inborn and 20% are transported from our referral region and state.  We offer 24/7 neonatal transport services with Newborn ICU RNs as members of the transport team.  
Our specialized nursing team members provide quality nursing care to newborns from the acute phase of illness through recovery.  A family-centered approach to care is practiced in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit.  
We provide individualized support and education to families during hospitalization and in preparation for discharge.  We empower families to participate in decision making for and in the care of their child.

Responsibilities*

Assist the unit nursing leadership team in planning and managing the clinical and administrative operations of the Brandon Newborn ICU, Nursing Services, including supervision of the nursing, and technical personnel.  To participate in managing budgets, payroll, commodities, staffing and staff reviews.  To participate in new program development and implementation.  To participate in planning, organizing and evaluating patient care standards guidelines and educational activities.  To monitor and implement the continuous quality improvement programs.

Nursing Specific Info

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

Required Qualifications*

Required Educational Requirements:

Applicant must meet one of the following:
* Bachelors of Science in Nursing OR
* Associates degree or diploma in Nursing and a Masters degree in Nursing.

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan.
Minimum five (5) years experience as a registered nurse, at least two (2) years of recent experience in NICU. 
Evidence of demonstrated or potential leadership ability including charge nurse, team leader or other management experience. 
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills. 
Evidence of ability to assess, interpret and analyze clinical information independently and collaboratively. 
Demonstrate ability to work effectively with administrators, physicians, peers and subordinates. 

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*

Previous supervisory experience.  
Knowledge of the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers policies and practices.
Masters prepared.  
Consultative and teaching skills.

Work Schedule

Hours/Week: 40 hours/week 
Days/Shift/Hours: Night shift/Mon-Fri, flexibility required 
Location: C.S. Mott Children's Hospital- 8 West, Brandon Newborn Intensive Care Unit

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.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.