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Job Summary

8D Intermediate Care Unit is a 20 bed unit located within the University of Michigan hospital. 8D medical and surgical patients are admitted using criteria aligned with the society of critical care medicine. 8D patients are too ill for acute care units; yet do not require intensive care unit monitoring. 8D patients range from young adults to elderly and are of diverse backgrounds. Patients admitted to 8D will include intermediate medicine and surgical patients transferred from the ICU's, acute care units and other areas. If you are a positive and engaging person that enjoys learning and caring for others, please apply.


Provide direct patient care under direct supervision of the RN. Perform the following types of duties: baths, weight, vital signs, assisting patients in and out of bed, drawing labs from arterial lines, change central arterial line dressings, stocking of supplies, completing required checklists and answering patient call lights.

Required Qualifications*

High school diploma, GED or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Must be able to read and write English. BCLS certification required. Within the last 5 years, must have nurse aide certification or completed your second year as a BSN student in a hospital setting. Must be able to perform a wide range of physical activities which include moving, transporting and positioning patients and equipment as well as constantly positioning self to provide patient care and related duties. Demonstrated interpersonal and problem solving skills. Time management skills. Commitment to providing excellent attendance record and flexibility with scheduling.

Desired Qualifications*

Nurse Aide certification preferred. Previous patient care experience.

Additional Information

Temporary position with weekend requirements.

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 three 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.