This job opening is for a Temporary Float RN position within the Central Staffing Resource Department (CSR). The specific Cluster is the Adult Telemetry Units.
This RN would be part of our Central Staffing Resource Department in the Adult Telemetry Cluster:
4B Adult Surgical Unit
4C Cardio-Thoracic Unit
CVC 5 Adult Intermediate Cardiovascular Unit
7A General Medicine/Telemetry
7B General Medicine/Telemetry
Medical Observation Unit
**NEW BASE RATE & SHIFT DIFFERENTIALS FOR CSR STAFF NURSE TEMPS**
Wage: $45.00/hr base rate
Evening Shift Differential is $5.00 per hour for 3p-7p and $4.00 per hour for 7p-11p
Night Shift Differential is $ 3.00 per hour
Weekend Differential is $5.00 per hour
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.
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
Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position.
* Please note that these positions do not qualify for UMHS benefits and specific terms and conditions of employment are negotiated at the department level. These positions are not covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Michigan Nurses Association and the U-M Professional Nurse Council union.
If you have questions regarding this posting or would like assistance with nursing opportunities please contact Nurse Recruitment at (734) 936-5183.
- Must have a current Michigan Registered Nurse License.
- Must have at least two (2) years recent experience in the telemetry/stepdown areas as a Registered Nurse.
- Must be able to pass the CSR EKG Test with 80% or better
RESUME REQUIRED (for both internal & external applicants):
You must attach a complete and accurate resume to be fully considered for this position.
In order to be considered for this position the applicant must have met or will have met all the required qualifications prior to the start date of employment.
- BSN Preferred
- Current ACLS Certification
- Cardiology/telemetry/ICU/ICU stepdown experience
- Demonstrates expertise in communication and problem solving skills within all levels of the health care team, as evidenced by interviews, documentation, writing skills, and references.
- Experience floating to multiple units
- Preceptor experience
- CCRN or PCCN certification
- Ability to work in a team atmosphere utilizing effective delegation skills.
- Takes initiative in seeking professional growth.
- Computer skills: proficient in Microsoft Office
**Commitment is 24 hours per 4 week scheduling block**
ALL SHIFTS AVAILABLE; 4, 8 AND 12 HR BLOCKS AVAILABLE!
Location: University Hospital: Central Staffing Resources, Adult Telemetry Cluster
TEMPORARY FLOAT NURSE GUIDELINES
1). All CSR employees are required to attend an annual educational Blitz to complete required
UM mandatories and compentencies (BCLS every 2 yrs, Cardiac Arrest and maintain all
other applicable certifications).
2). Temporary Float Nurses are expected to work all shifts requested unless no work is
available. It is the intention that all Temps will float to all units within the cluster speciality.
3). A Temporary Nurse should work 24 hours per 4 week schedule block. You may request four
(4), eight (8), or twelve (12) hours shifts in advance.
4.) Temporary Nurses in the CSR Clusters are NOT required to work weekends or holidays.
5). Temporary Nurses will participate in a newly designed, streamlined, onboarding/orientation
program. However, the progression of orientation will be dependent upon clinical
competency, staffing needs of the individual units, and the number of hours worked by the
This temporary position may meet eligibility requirements for health care benefits.
University of Michigan Health System 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.
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.