How to Apply
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The Brighton Center for Specialty Care is the newest University of Michigan Ambulatory Care facility dedicated to providing high quality health care services for adults and children. The brand new 2-story facility is located at 7500 Challis Rd. Brighton MI. We are actively seeking compassionate, enthusiastic, and patient-focused individuals who will share in the goal of crafting the ideal experience for our patients, families and employees.
We are actively seeking highly qualified candidates who will provide compassionate and exceptional customer service. Candidates should be enthusiastic and patient-oriented individuals who are interested in creating the ideal experience for our patients, families, and employees.
- Provide family-centered care to patients of all ages seen in the Brighton Center for Specialty Care. Primary responsibilities will be in the Adult and Pediatric Specialty Suites.
- Assist medical providers by drawing up and labeling injectable medications; gather topical medications and supplies for in-office treatments; assist during procedures including preparation of sterile fields; provide wound care instructions and removal of sutures/ staples at follow-up appointments; provide in-office treatments such as application of chemo wraps/ Unna boot dressings as well as other treatments as delegated by the Registered Nurse, Physician, Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner.
- Provide care to unscheduled walk-in patients returning to clinic; notify RN, physician, Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner of urgent medical issues according to established criteria..
- Work closely with RN/MA/ support staff to ensure efficient clinic operations.
- In collaboration with RN, Physician, Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner, manage and act upon in-basket folders including appointment requests, prescription refills, patient portal messages and biopsy/ lab results.
- Assist patients with scheduling referrals.
- In collaboration with medical providers, assist with patient and family education.
- Assist with completion of insurance paperwork such as prior authorizations for prescription medications.
Candidate will be required to protect patient privacy, provide a secure, comfortable, and welcoming clinical environment. Participate in the development of clinic goals and objectives by attending staff meetings and in-service programs for the medical staff, attend appropriate continuing education, staff development programs, as well as Quality Improvement initiatives to support implementation of change. Adhere to the hospital’s safety guidelines, Joint Commission standards, polices, and practices through education of nursing staff and other members of the health care team, help ensure compliance with all such safety-related policies.
Nursing Specific Info
Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position. If you have questions regarding this posting or would like assistance with nursing opportunities please contact Nurse Recruitment at (734) 936-5183.
Graduation from an accredited School for Practical Nursing
Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Michigan
The selected individual must have excellent attendance.
Individual must exhibit a professional and positive image when interacting with patients, faculty and staff.
Must also adhere to a high standard of personal and professional conduct; possess excellent customer service and interpersonal skills; and have a demonstrated ability to interact with a diverse population.
*A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
NOTE: Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position.
One (1) or more years of experience as an LPN working within an Ambulatory Care setting
Experience and familiarity with an electronic medical record, MiChart/EPIC/EMR preferred
Knowledge of University policies and procedures
Willing to adapt/embrace change and learn new technology
**Candidate should be an excellent communicator; be an active team player with the ability to work independently; possess strong organization and prioritization skills; have the ability to handle multiple responsibilities in a fast paced environment; have proficiency using and documenting in an electronic medical record; and have demonstrated problem solving skills
Hours per week: 40 hrs per week
Shift/ Days/ Hours: Flexibility in scheduling is required. Variable day shift; Monday –Friday; 8 hour shifts with variable start times. May include evenings or weekends based on clinic needs and future expansion.
Location: Brighton Center for Specialty Care
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The University of Michigan Health System 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.
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.
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.
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.