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Job Summary

This is a dual-cluster RN position which involves staffing assignments in the Adult Critical Care Cluster and the Adult Telemetry Cluster. The home unit will be Adult Critical Care and PTO will be determined from the home unit.  The RN can be scheduled in both clusters, based on the staffing needs of the units and will be expected to staff on any of the units listed below as needed.

This RN would be part of our Central Staffing Resource Department in the Adult Critical Care Cluster. This cluster services the following units:
4D: Neuro/ Neurosurgery ICU (NICU)
5D: Surgical ICU (SICU)
6D: Critical Care Medicine Unit (CCMU)
7DN: Cardiac ICU (CICU)
Cardiovascular ICU (CV-ICU)
Trauma-Burn ICU (TBICU)

This RN would be part of our Central Staffing Resource Department in the Adult Telemetry Cluster. This cluster services the following units:
4B Adult Surgical Unit
4C Cardio-Thoracic Unit
CVC 5 Adult Intermediate Cardiovascular Unit
7A General Medicine/Telemetry
7B General Medicine/Telemetry
7C Cardiology
Medical Observation Unit



Responsibilities of the Adult Critical Care Cluster

To provide safe and effective nursing care as assigned to patients in each of the 6 Adult Intensive Care Units. This includes caring for patients in the Trauma Burn, Neuro-Surgical, Cardiovascular Surgery, Surgical, Medical, and Cardiac Intensive care unit, and Intermediate care units.
This will include caring for patients with multiple types of illnesses and disease processes that require both physiologic monitoring and intensive nursing care. These patients often require ventilartory support, hemodynamic monitoring, intracranial pressure monitoring, and fluid and electrolyte corrections, parenteral or enteral nutrition and use of multiple cardiac agents and vasopressive drips. Staff must actively participate as a member of the healthcare team in each of these critical care units. Staff must work closely with patients and families in each area to serve as both the critical care nurse as well as the patient/family advocate.

Responsibilities of the Adult Telemetry Cluster

To provide safe and effective nursing care as assigned to patients in each of the 7 adult units requiring cardiac monitoring. This includes caring for patients from surgical, medical and various cardiac stepdown units. To determine functional status and initiate appropriate action. Report significant changes in patient condition. Provide nursing care to patients including the administration of medications and treatments ordered and assist with diagnostic procedures. Assess and monitor patient status, including response to medications and therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. Identify problems presented by patients and families and initiate appropriate intervention. Operate and monitor patient care equipment. Document patient care, including changes in patient status. Identify needs and educate patients and families about their disease process and the application of the therapeutic plan. Formulate individual care plans and evaluate nursing care. Participate in ensuring patient safety. Participate in health team activities.  Assist in research studies and quality assurance activities.

The University of Michigan Health is a Magnet recognized hospital. We have recently been named #1 hospital in Michigan and #5 hospital in the nation by US News and World Report for 2018-19!


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.

Nursing Specific Info

Nursing at Michigan offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits! 

Salary range for Registered Nurses- $63,918.40- $101,108.80

  • CSR RN's will receive an additional hourly differential of $2.50/hour and will not be required to work holidays.
  • Evening Shift Differential- $2.35 per hour
  • Night Shift Differential- $3.20 per hour
  • Weekend Differential- $1.75 per hour

The RN benefit package includes: 

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings and immediate vesting
  • Generous Paid Time Off Allowances
  • Robust tuition and certification support programs
  • Large offering of no-cost CEs and professional development for advancement

Required Qualifications*

  • Must have a current Michigan Registered Nurse License.
  • Must have two (2) or more years experience (within the past three (3) years) in the ICU arena of a Level 1 or 2 hospital as a Registered Nurse.
  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS)
  • Must be able to pass the CSR EKG exam with at least an 80% 

RESUME REQUIRED (for both internal & external applicants): 
You must attach a complete and accurate resume to be fully considered for this position.

NOTE: Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position.

Desired Qualifications*

Candidate should demonstrate expertise in communication and problem solving skills within all levels of the health care team as evidenced by interviews, documentation, writing skills, and references.
Ability to work in a team atmosphere utilizing effective delegation skills.
Ability to demonstrate problem solving skills.
Candidates must demonstrate the ability to be accountable and dependable as evidenced by completion of mandatories and unit based competencies.
Experience floating to multiple units helpful.
CCRN certified.
Familiarity with Microsoft office and Outlook
BSN preferred.

Work Schedule

Hours: 36hrs (0.9)
Shift: Nights, 12hrs

Location: Adult Critical Care and Adult Telemetry Units

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.