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Job Summary

This job opening is for a Temporary Float RN position within the Central Staffing Resource Department (CSR), the specific Cluster is the Adult Intensive Care.

This cluster services the following units:

8D: Intermediate Care Unit4D: 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)


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

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.


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.


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.

Required Qualifications*

  • Current Michigan Registered Nurse License.
  • Minimum of two (2) years recent nursing experience in critical care.
  • Must have current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS)
  • Must be able to pass CSR EKG exam with an 80% or higher

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.

Desired Qualifications*

  • BSN preferred
  • 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.
  • Experience floating to multiple units helpful. 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.
  • CCRN certified.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft office.

Work Schedule

**Commitment is 24 hours per 4 week scheduling block**
Primarily Night shift ; 8 AND 12 HR BLOCKS AVAILABLE!  Avaialble shifts are based on the staffing needs of the Adult Critical Care units.
Location: University Hospital: Central Staffing Resources, Adult Critical Care (FLOAT)


Additional Information

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
       Temporary RN.

Additional Information

This temporary position may meet eligibility requirements for health care benefits.

Background Screening

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. 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.

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.