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Responsibilities*

Include but not limited to providing direct patient care to ophthalmic adolescent/adult ambulatory surgical populations:   maintaining airway, vital signs, monitoring EKG, pain management.  Care is inclusive of entire perioperative experience.   This staff member will rotate between the Pre op Clinic, Pre-op area, Phase I and Phase II recovery, including discharge, arrival of surgery phone calls and phone triage.  Provide patient/family education.  Family centered care is provided through collaboration with all members of the health care team in order to meet the specialized care requirements of the ophthalmic population. Participate with health team members for problem solving in area management. Candidate must be highly motivated to provide excellent care and patient advocacy.  Charge nurse responsibilities are shared by all RNs on the unit. 

This person will be required to assist and partner with Anesthesia and Surgery in the pre-op process in reviewing and pulling related documentation; reviewing charts and on-line data for H&P, consents, pertinent labs. The person selected will actively participate as a member of a collaborative health team that maintains orderly, efficient, and timely flow of patients through their recovery from surgery.

Nursing Specific Info

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.

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

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 licensure to practice nursing in the State of Michigan.
Minimum of 2 years of PACU (Phase I required within 3yrs)
Pre-Op experience (within the last 3 years).
ACLS and PALS Certification.
Experience with airway management. Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to direct nursing practice and apply nursing judgment to a variety of situations. Demonstrates consistent critical thinking skills. Excellent time management skills. Demonstrates accountability/dependability as evidenced by completion of mandatories and department based competencies within an established time frame.
Ability to meet functional job requirements.

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*

Ambulatory surgery experience
Ophthalmology experience
CPAN or CAPA certified

Work Schedule

Hours: 40hrs/week
Shift: Days; 8 hour shifts (variable start times)
On call required
Location: Kellogg Eye Center Pre-OP/PACU

Note: All new employees will be expected to float to a designated unit(s) in times of low census.

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.