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Job Summary

We are actively seeking highly qualified candidates who will provide compassionate care to adult and pediatric patient populations in a Family Medicine Clinic in Livonia that includes the Executive Japanese Physical Program.  Candidates should be enthusiastic and patient-oriented individuals who are interested in creating the ideal experience for our patients, families, and employees.

Responsibilities*

Provide the delivery of culturally sensitive, age-specific, coordinated nursing care to adult, pediatric, and OB/GYN patient populations and their families in a Family Medicine Clinic.
Candidate will participate as a member of a collaborative team at off-site locations.  
Tele-health management to include triaging calls from patients, families, clinicians, and other healthcare team members.  
Care coordination and patient education for acute and chronic conditions.
Accurate and expedient documentation of nursing care.  
Assist with a variety of procedures in clinic.  Maintain patient flow in clinic and support clinical assistive staff as needed.  
Candidate must be able to perform duties independently, be highly motivated, and flexible in order to address the needs of patients, families and members of the health care team. 

Expectations of the position: 

Knowledge of chronic conditions, evidence based guidelines, prevention, wellness, health risk assessment, and patient education.
Critical thinking skills and ability to analyze complex data sets. 
Ability to manage complex clinical issues utilizing assessment skills ad protocols.
Excellent assessment and triage skills. 
Ability to implement evidence based interventions and protocols for chronic conditions.
Demonstrated excellence in communication skills; both verbal and written.
Demonstrated accountability to Departmental requirements.
Ability to problem-solve independently.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team, prioritize duties, and multi-task with minimal supervision working as a productive and effective team member.
Reliable transportation. 
Demonstrated flexibility and function effectively in a fluid, dynamic, and rapidly changing environment 

This position is 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, variable days and hours.  Occasional Saturday clinic coverage may be required; hours vary according to the clinic business needs. 

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 license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Michigan. 
  • Bilingual in Japanese and English.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience (within the past 4 years) as a Registered Nurse with complex surgical/medical conditions in primary care or emergency department providing care for adult and/or pediatric experience required. 
  • Demonstrated excellence in customer service skills.  Candidate should be able to provide examples during interview process. 
  • Proficiency with information technology; MiChart and Microsoft Office products. 
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 experience (in the past 4 years) in tele-health management. 
  • Recent experience (in the past 4 years) working in an ambulatory care setting.
  • Broad range of clinical experience that includes primary care, OB/GYN, Pediatric and specialty care environments. 
  • Emergency Room experience. 
  • Experience with care coordination and managing complex patient populations. 
  • BSN

Work Schedule

Hours:  40 per week 
Days:  Day shift; Monday through Friday: start time variable; days variable. Occasional Saturday clinic coverage may be required; hours vary according to the clinic business needs. 
Location:  Livonia 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.