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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.

Responsibilities*

Coordinates procedural preparation and follow up for patients with complex cardiac arrhythmias and disorders. 

Collaborates with other health care professionals, such as physicians, referring offices, scheduling, nursing, and diagnostic services to provide a coordinated plan of care for our patients.  Reviews patient medical records from referring physicians and establishes diagnosis and treatment plan with the medical staff. 

Orders and reviews cardiac monitors.                                        

Interrogates pacemakers, ICD’s and other devices. Makes adjustments to settings of devices based on protocol and under supervision and direction of EP Fellows, APP’s, and Attending physicians.

Orders labs and initiates anticoagulation as necessary and monitoring antiarrhythmic medications.

Provide coordination of EP Clinics and follow-up of EP patients. 

Provide ongoing support for consult EP fellows interrogating in-patient devices and programing as directed.

Provide ongoing Cardiology patient support per clinical and QI protocols. 

Participate in ongoing research studies and in the development, implementation, evaluation and outcome monitoring of clinical care for Cardiology patients. 

Coordinate and follow-up of Cardiology patient test and procedures. 

Communicate plans of care with patients, family members, physicians and other consulting services. 

Work closely with Cardiology physicians, Electrophysiology Fellows and Advanced Practice Providers and EKG faculty, in providing expert care to Cardiology patients in the Clinic setting. 

Develops, evaluates, and reviews current nursing protocols and standards of care for cardiac patients utilizing current research and clinical practice guidelines. 

Participates in the development and implementation of ongoing educational updates for the cardiac nursing program. 

Works collaboratively with colleagues to develop, evaluate and revise patient education programs and materials.  Develops tools to evaluate patient education outcomes from various educational interventions.

Provides coverage of off-site clinics 

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.

Required Qualifications*

Current licensure to practice nursing in the State of Michigan. 

Minimum of three (3) years cardiology experience in a critical care setting required

Experience with evaluation and programming of pacemakers and ICD’s 

Advanced Cardiac Rhythm Interpretation experience.

Previous experiences using clinical protocols to make decisions for adult patients

Experience in independent decision making for patients with various cardiac diseases.

Wide variety of computer skills including Word and Excel.

Demonstrated clinical experience in the following cardiology practices: 12 lead EKG interpretation, cardiac medications, emergency management of cardiac patients, current clinical practice guidelines in cardiology, and secondary prevention.

 

 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*

Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communications skills are desired and the ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a care team with the goal of service excellence and patient family centered care.

Demonstrated accountability/dependability as evidenced, for example, by a stellar attendance record; by completion of mandatories and unit based competencies within an established time frame; by meeting deadlines and completing required work.

Telephone triage experience in ambulatory care

Positive, can-do attitude, great team player.

ACLS certification

BLS certification

Knowledge of the University of Michigan Hospital Nursing policies and practice.

Always strives to be part of the solution rather than part of the problem by offering constructive, creative ideas.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

 

Work Schedule

Hours: 40 hours

Shift/ Hours:  Day/ Evening shift, Monday- Friday, 10 hour shifts, with on call rotation responsibilities on nights and weekends. Off-site clinic travel may be required.

Department/Location: Disease Management ACU 

Additional Information

We, the staff and faculty of the U-M Cardiovascular Center (CVC) team, are committed to advancing medicine and serving humanity through living and teaching our core values of Respect and Compassion; Collaboration; Innovation; and Commitment to Excellence.

Each CVC employee is expected to understand and demonstrate that in every interaction we represent our entire organization in the care we provide and in the courtesies we extend to patients, families, and each respective team member.  The CVC is dedicated to partnering with patients and families to deliver the safest and highest quality of health care.  Applicants are expected to review the following PowerPoint presentation which provides an overview of the Cardiovascular Centers philosophy and culture:

www.med.umich.edu/cvc/pdf/cvcpotentialteam.pdf

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!

Additional Information

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

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.

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.