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Job Summary

The Northville Health Center is an Ambulatory Care facility dedicated to providing high quality health care services for adults and children.  This 2-story facility is located at the corner of 7 Mile and Haggerty in Northville Township.  We are actively seeking compassionate, enthusiastic, and patient-oriented individuals who will share in the goal of creating the ideal experience to our patients, families and employees. 

Responsibilities*

Provide nursing care in multiple adult medicine clinics working at Northville Health Center, including but not limited to Nephrology, Pulmonary, Rheumatology, Gastroenterology and Neurology. 
Provide nursing care in collaboration with physicians, other disciplines, and department colleagues for patients in clinic and via telephone to support efficient and effective management of patients. 
Participate in the coordination of care, including testing, medication management, collaborative planning of care, support of self-management by patients/families, management of emergency situations, etc.
Maintain accurate and timely documentation of patient care.  Work with the physicians to develop and carry out clinical standards of care for various patient diagnoses.  
Provide patient and family education e.g., self-injection, medication management, and disease management.
Provide telephone triage, patient teaching, direct patient care, documentation with follow-up and coordination with ancillary services and related departments.  
Provide functional supervision to allied health staff.  
Assist with patient flow as necessary and appropriate.  
Variety of clinics to cover including but not limited to; Neurology, Pulmonary, Nephrology, Rheumatology and Gastroenterology.
Candidate must be able to perform duties independently, be highly motivated and flexible in order to address the needs of patients and their families.  
Candidate will need to be familiar with internal and external resources for clinical assessment, decision making, and care management. 

Nursing Specific Info

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

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*

As evidenced by interviews, recent performance appraisals, and reference feedback
  • Current Licensure to practice nursing in the State of Michigan.  
  • Must have worked at least 2 years (within the past 5 years) with adult medicine patients.
  • Recent RN experience in ambulatory care with in-basket management and telephone triage/advice via the nursing process.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, problem solve, delegate effectively and to work with minimal supervision.  
  • Demonstrated excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills in daily practice: assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation of care. 
  • Demonstrated ability to promote and maintain professional, collegial, collaborative relationships within a multidisciplinary team. 
  • Demonstrated skill to organize and manage multiple interventions simultaneously with an ability to understand acuity and urgency in decision making and prioritization. 
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve in a collaborative manner. 
  • Must be self-directed and flexible with an ability to prioritize and work autonomously 
  • Demonstrated efficiency in time management, reprioritizing and managing a fast-paced patient care environment utilizing acuity and urgency as predictors. 
  • Demonstrated accountability and dependability. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and customer service skills as demonstrated through previous performance evaluations. 
  • Basic computer skills. 

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*

  • Recent (within the past 4 years) emergency room.
  • BSN 
  • Experience coordinating care for patients with complex medical conditions 
  • Experience with lab monitoring for patients on immunosuppressive medications.  
  • Leadership as demonstrated by professional activities, charge nurse, project work, etc.

Work Schedule

Hours:  40 hours per week 
Shift/Days/Hours: Monday through Friday; Day shift; variable start times that may include rotated extended hours and may include Saturday in the future. Hours vary depending on clinic operations.
Location: Northville Health Center 

* 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.