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Responsibilities*

Provide expert nursing care to pediatric dialysis patients and families, including ongoing management of dialysis needs, patient assessment, and phone triage. 
Communicate and collaborate with nephrologists. 
Provide hemodialysis treatments including but not limited to: initiating, continual monitoring/assessing, and terminating treatments for all acute and/or chronic pediatric patients. 
Participate in ongoing management of the chronic pediatric dialysis patient via monthly interdisciplinary patient care rounds. 
Provide nursing care to pediatric peritoneal dialysis patients both manually and with the Home Choice.
Participate in CQI Projects. 
Provide primary nursing care to the chronic pediatric dialysis patient as assigned by the Clinical Nursing Supervisor.
Participate in the On-Call schedule under the guidelines of UMPNC and Pediatric Dialysis Coverage Policy.
 
* Note: This job opening replaces #146423

Nursing Specific Info

Salary & Nursing Framework Level:
This UMPNC RN posting is posted as Nursing Framework LEVEL C (B INC).
Actual Nursing Framework LEVEL and salary will be determined at time of hire.
Nursing Framework levels range from Level A to Level E.

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.

Required Qualifications*

Current license to practice Nursing in the State of Michigan
Two (2) years of recent Pediatric RN nursing experience.

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*

BSN Preferred
Pediatric or Adult Dialysis RN nursing experience 
Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated excellent critical thinking skills.
Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to multitask
Experience with and knowledge of current interventional and pharmacological treatment of the pediatric dialysis patient population preferred.
Highly motivated and self-directed with demonstrated ability to function both independently and as a team member.

Work Schedule

Hours: 36 hours/week (0.9 FTE)  **This position has on-call and Saturday responsibility.
Shift: Day/Evenings / 12 and 8 hr shifts
Location: Mott Children's Hospital - Pediatric Dialysis

Union Affiliation

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.

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.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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