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Job Summary

This is a multi-unit RN position which involves staffing assignments with Michigan Visiting Nurses, Michigan Visiting Care and Home Med. The home unit will be Michigan Visiting Nurses and PTO will be determined from the home unit.  The RN can be scheduled in any of the 3 units, based on the staffing needs.

Responsibilities*

Michigan Visiting Nurses-Home Unit

Provide skilled home care nursing services during intermittent visits to multiple patients on a daily basis.
Assess physical, psychosocial and environmental needs of patients and families in accordance with agency, state and federal regulations.
Coordinate care for assigned caseload of patients and families as a member of a multi-disciplinary home health team.
Document appropriately via Point of Care computer documentation.

Michigan Visiting Care

Provides skilled nursing services to patients in their homes and is responsible for assessing nursing needs, including the physical, psychosocial and environmental needs of patients and their families. May act as a primary nurse to one or more patients, encompassing the responsibilities of updating care plans, medication profiles and maintaining organization of the medical chart in the home. The home health RN safely completes procedures and treatments as necessary.
As a member of a multi-disciplinary home health staff, the RN ensures the provision of safe delivery of nursing care following all department policies and state and federal regulations

Home Med

This position is responsible for the provision of nursing care, assessment, evaluation, training and monitoring to an assigned patient population. Primary responsibilities are to provide initial and ongoing infusion nursing care, including the administration of intravenous specialty medications to patients in the home complying with applicable laws, regulations and policies.  Triages problems as they arise with home infusion and participates in on-call responsibilities as assigned.

Expectations of the position:

Ability to demonstrate excellent problem solving and triage skills

Ability to work independently in a multidisciplinary, fast-paced environment 

Demonstrated proficiency with computer skills, Microsoft Word, e-mail, and smart phones

Excellent communication and customer service skills

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

Under Michigan Law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of employment or transfer for this position.

Nursing Specific Info

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

BENEFITS: 

Nursing at Michigan offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits! 

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

  • Evening Shift Differential- $2.35 per hour
  • Night Shift Differential- $3.20 per hour
  • Weekend Differential- $1.75 per hour

The 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*

Current licensure to practice nursing in the State of Michigan

Two (2) or more years of acute care RN experience in adult medical-surgical and/or home care RN expeirence in the last five (5) years

 Direct experience with all types of vascular access devices, wound care, and oxygen therapies

 In-depth experience in patient education (i.e. self-care, disease management state)

 Ability to travel from point A to point B throughout the workday as assigned


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*

 Home care experience as a Registered Nurse within the last two (2) years

 Certification in home care related specialty; i.e. wound care, ostomy certified, cardiac rehabilitation, diabetes, COPD

 BSN preferred

 Experience in teaching and developing patient education materials

Experience with EPIC and EPIC Home Health

 

Work Schedule

Appointment: 40 Hours, 11:30am-8pm
Shift:: Evening shift, with rotating weekends.

Location: Multi-Unit-Michigan Visiting Nurses (home unit), Michigan Visiting Care and Home Med

Note: All new employees will be expected to float to a designated unit(s) in times of low census.

 

Additional Information

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The employee will be able to perform the assigned duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodations. This job requires the physical demands of occasional lifting greater than 50 pounds, reaching, pushing walking, stairs, and driving.

OCCUPATIONAL HAZARD INFORMATION:
All clinical and delivery staff carry out assignments in patient's homes, health care institutions and HCS offices. 
Drives personal automobile to these various work site locations in all weather conditions on a regular basis. 
This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work and/or difficulty that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibility of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision. 

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. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Background Screening

Under Michigan law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of transfer or employment for this position.

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.