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Responsibilities*

Provide nursing care to patients and families in the Saline Health Center General Medicine and Pediatrics Clinic.
Perform tele-health nursing care to include but not limited to triage calls, portal messaging with patients/families, clinicians and other healthcare team members, provide direct patient care including, but not limited to: immunizations, injections, immunotherapy, chronic disease management and other common clinic procedures/tests for the adult and pediatric population.
Provide accurate and timely documentation of nursing care using MiChart.
Collaborate with faculty physicians and multiple house officers to develop and implement clinical standards, methods and tools to improve patient care.
Provides leadership and act as an internal resource to allied health personnel in the clinic.
Has strong knowledge of available internal and external resources for clinical assessment, decision making, and chronic care management.
Assist in maintaining patient flow and supporting clinical assistive staff as needed.

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*

  • Current licensure to practice nursing in the State of Michigan
  • Minimum of two (2) years recent, within five (5) years, RN experience providing direct outpatient care to adult medicine patients (non-research based), including patient education

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*

  • Demonstrated excellence in communication skills including verbal, written and conflict management. 
  • Demonstrate advanced critical thinking skills in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Demonstrated ability to function independently with minimal supervision. 
  • Demonstrated experience in providing chronic care disease management (e.g., diabetes, coronary artery disease, asthma, etc.) with an interdisciplinary team. 
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with the interdisciplinary team, including multiple house officers. 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively and efficiently prioritize and problem solve with minimal supervision
  • Experience with indigent and/or homeless populations. 
  • Knowledge and experience dealing with patients with substance abuse and mental health disorders    
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership for clinical projects. 
  • Demonstrated participation in quality improvement and Lean initiatives.    
  • BSN

Work Schedule

Hours/Week: 40 hours per week 
Shift/Hours/Days: Monday through Friday; with a rotating shift for Saturdays. May work some non-traditional hours. Variable hours depending on clinic needs.
Location: Saline 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.