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Job Summary

This is a dual-cluster RN position which involves staffing assignments in the Pediatric Critical Care Cluster (PCC) and the Pediatric Acute Care Cluster (PAC). The home unit will be the Pediatric Critical Care Cluster 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.

The PCC cluster services the following units:

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
Pediatric Cardio-Thoracic Unit (PCTU)
Brandon (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit)

The PAC Cluster services the following units:

7 East Pediatric Cancer Unit
11-West Pediatric Michigan Congenital Heart Unit
12 East Pediatric Medical/Surgical Unit
12 West Pediatric Medical/Surgical Unit

Responsibilities*

Pediatric Critical Care:

Provide safe nursing care to a variety of patients, ages infant to young adult. 
Floating among the Pediatric Critical Care units: (Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Pediatric Cardio-Thoracic Unit (PCTU), and Brandon (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) is expected. 
The need to function and have the knowledge to work with multiple pediatric specialties is expected. The ability to work with various central venous lines and the knowledge to administer specialized intravenous (IV) medication drips and dosages will be an expectation. 
These patients often require ventilatory support and hemodynamic monitoring. 
Family centered care is provided through collaboration with all members of the health care team in order to meet the complex care requirements of the highly specialized pediatric population.

Pediatric Acute Care:

Provide nursing care to a variety of patients, across a wide range of Pediatric Medical and Surgical Specialties ages infant to young adult. 
Pediatric Medical and Surgical Specialties include: Hematology, Oncology, Cardiology, Thoracic Surgery, Trauma, Nephrology, Orthopedic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Rehabilitation, Pulmonary, Infectious Disease, Liver Transplant, Genetics, Otolaryngology, and Plastic Surgery. 
Family centered care is provided through collaboration with health care team members

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

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*

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan. 
Two (2) years of recent Pediatric ICU RN experience.
Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification (PALS)

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*

  • BSN preferred
  • Recent experience in Pediatric or Neonatal Critical Care.
  • Experience as a float RN in a Pediatric ICU hospital setting.
  • NRP Certification.
  • Knowledge of the University of Michigan Health System's nursing policies and practice.
  • Demonstrated team player skills.
  • Positive communication skills.
  • Experience with family centered care philosophy.
  • Takes initiative in seeking professional growth
  • Demonstrated excellence in communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to delegate work to assistive personnel.
     

Work Schedule

Hours/Week: 36 hrs/week
Shift/Hours: Nights, 12-hour shifts, Weekend rotation
Location: Central Staffing Resource- Pediatric Critical Care cluster will be the home unit and may 

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.

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Health System 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.