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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*

CLINICAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE 
 
Independently and completely performs focused assessment to provide best practice patient care for families and patients with allergy diagnosis including: food sensitivities, food allergies and other allergy diagnosis as appropriate.  
Recognizes Allergy Specialty information.  
Administer allergy injections, both building and maintenance dose schedules, according to Allergy Division protocols.
Prioritizes key nursing diagnoses to address physical and psychosocial/emotional areas.
Practice is driven by theory and experience. 
Independently develops, implements, and evaluates plan of care that recognizes subtle changes in 
patients condition and adapts plan as needed. 
Experience in tele-health communication and phone triage.                                                                           
Utilizes standard unit technology and uses advanced technology as appropriate. 
Utilizes computer for basic functions as well as reference on patient conditions and treatment. 
Accurately assesses patient's/family's readiness to learn, organizes and executes individualized 
teaching plan, evaluates patient's understanding and modifies approach as necessary. 
Seeks out additional patient education resources beyond unit. 
Demonstrates ease in application of hospital policies and unit procedures and protocols. 
Anticipates, identifies and intervenes when there are concerns related to patient safety, staff 
safety and safe medication processes.  Consults documentation to identify trends in patient status 
and enhance continuity of assessment and ongoing nursing care.
Monitors referrals.
Collaboration with other members of the health care team for optimal patient outcomes.
 
THERAPEUTIC RELATIONSHIPS 
 
Possesses clarity on one's own values and how they affect interactions, relationships and 
boundary setting. 
Individualizes communication based on assessment of the patients and families. 
Incorporates patient/family in planning and implementing care. 
Demonstrates empathy in interactions with patients/families. 
Mobilizes appropriate resources in response to situations that have the potential to negatively 
impact patient/family outcomes. 
Recognizes ethical issues and seeks assistance in addressing them. 
Seeks to learn about and optimize the unique contribution inherent in the diversity and culture of 
each individual.                                                                                                                                            
 
PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIPS 
 Recognizes and values professional collaborative communication and the positive effect on patient outcomes. 
Identifies and utilizes collaborative resources.
Acts as a resource for team members regarding allergy
Provides feedback to appropriate staff members.
Functions as an independent and supportive team member, provides assistance to others. 
Demonstrates empathy and compassion in interactions with team members. 
Approaches conflict situations in a constructive manner. 
Seeks to learn about and optimize the unique contribution inherent in the diversity and culture of 
each individual on the health care team. 
Readily able to delegate to UAP according to the 5 Rights of Delegation. 
Facilitates continuity of care and nursing work flow through nurse to nurse delegation.

Expectations of the position: 

  • Validated leadership skills in a team setting 
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively and build respectful relationships within and between services and individuals as measured by interviews, references, and performance evaluations
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and communicate well with others, including peers 
  • Demonstrated ability to seek constructive approaches to resolving workplace issues as measured by interviews, references, and performance evaluations
  • Demonstrated adaptability to changing needs and priorities based on unit, site, and institutional goals/objectives 
  • Demonstrated ability to practice independently, set goals, promote teamwork, coordinate and perform multiple activities and problem solve as measured by interview, references, and performance evaluations 
  • Demonstrated ability to set and implement priorities, organize and delegate effectively and efficiently 
  • Demonstrated abilities in interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills and problem solving skills within all levels of the health care team 
  • Proven self-direction ability including: initiative and creativity 
  • Good attendance record as evidenced by references and evaluations 
  • Proficient with computer and typing skills

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.

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
  • Three (3) years of recent RN experience with adult and/ or pediatric patients
  • Experience with patient/family education
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                                                                                                
  • Proficiency with Michart documentation/notifications
  • Knowledge of UMHHS policies and procedures
  • Experience with allergy patients, including giving allergy injections, within the last year in an ambulatory setting
  • Experience with telehealth nursing within the last year, providing patient triage and education over the telephone

Work Schedule

Hours: 32 hours per week 
Shift/ Days/ Hours: Specific hours and days to be determined upon hire 
Location:  Domino’s Farms Allergy Clinic
 
Note: All new employees will be expected to float to a designated unit(s) in times of low census. 

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.