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Responsibilities*

Provide patient focused quality care to pediatric hematology/oncology/bone marrow transplant patients and families in the infusion and procedural settings.  Work as a nurse member of collaborative, multidisciplinary team.
The Registered Nurse in the infusion setting is accountable for the delivery of direct patient care including patient education and the management of chemotherapy administration to pediatric hematology/oncology/bone marrow transplant, immune-hematologic disorder, and sickle cell anemia patient populations. 
The RN administers injections, IV hydration, blood products, chemotherapy and other treatments related to supportive care for this patient population. 
The RN supports professional nursing practice across practice settings and across the continuum of care to meet the needs of the patient and family; assesses the needs of the patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment; plans, implements, and evaluated patient care; teaches patients and caregivers; and orients colleagues and peers.

Nursing Specific Info

Salary & Nursing Framework Level:
This UMPNC RN posting is posted as Nursing Framework REG NURSE - 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 licensure as a Registered Nurse to practice in the State of Michigan.
  • Current PALS Certification
  • Minimum of three (3) years of recent (within the past 5 years) pediatric experience, two (2) years of which include experience with the pediatric hematology/oncology/bone marrow transplant patient population
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple interventions simultaneously. 
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve in a collaborative manner. 
  • Demonstrated ability to apply critical thinking skills in daily practice: assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation.

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*

  • Professional certification by OCN and/or CPHON. 
  • Certified APHON pediatric chemotherapy and biotherapy provider OR successful completion of Michigan Medicine Chemotherapy Certification Class
  • Demonstrated pediatric ICU and/or ER experience
  • Demonstrated experience in an ambulatory care setting inclusive of telephone triage
  • Demonstrated experience with pediatric infusion  
  • Demonstrated ability to start peripheral IV access.
  • BSN Preferred

Work Schedule

Full time, 40hrs per week 
Shift/Hours: M-F, 8 hour shifts, Day shift.  
Location: C&W Hospital: 7th level Pediatric Cancer Infusion/Clinic 

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.

Selection Process

Michigan Medicine seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan and to maintain the excellence of the University. We welcome applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The Department of Nursing, like the University of Michigan as a whole, is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons and will not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status.  

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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