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Job Summary

Assist in the delivery of patient care; participating in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care under the direction of a Registered Nurse or physician in a busy outpatient specialty clinical office setting. 

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*

Essential
Provides direct and individualized nursing care to both adult and pediatric patients under the direction of a registered nurse or physician. 
Provide nursing care according to established institutional and unit policies. 
Observe patient status, report and document changes and nursing care given. 
Provide information to help determine appropriate nursing care and discharge planning for assigned patients. 
Administer and document allergy immunotherapy and medications according to established standards. 
Initiate appropriate measures in emergency situations. 
Instruct patients and families according to a teaching plan established by a Registered Nurse. 
Participate in unit staff meetings for problem-solving, planning and improvement of patient care. 
Assist in research projects and quality assurance activities. 
 
Job requirements: 
Adhere to high standards of teamwork by demonstrating adaptability and flexibility and consistently share information and resources with others. 
Excellent attendance and punctuality 
Effective time management skills 
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (e.g. ability to provide and receive constructive feedback, constructive approaches to resolving workplace issues) 
May be required to work overtime 
Strong attention to detail 
Work well with minimal supervision 
Willingness to work with children and adults 
Able to work in a fast paced customer friendly environment. 
Basic clerical tasks that require proper telephone technique, basic typing, computer and data entry. 
 
Related Duties: 
Assist with patient flow, take vitals, assist with procedures, prepare specimens, allergy skin testing, pulmonary function tests, injections, food and medication challenges. 
Assist with prescription refills, telephone management, and patient follow up for test results. 
Perform other related duties as assigned. 
Proficient in computer keyboarding skills.
Ability to communicate effectively in ways that enhance productivity and build respectful relationships

Required Qualifications*

Graduation from an approved school for practical nursing is necessary.
Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Michigan 
Successful completion of a pharmacology course in an accredited program is necessary.
Must have at least two (2) years experience within the last five (5) years.
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 
This position requires extensive standing/walking, as well as lifting, positioning, pushing, and/or transferring of patients. 
 
RESUME REQUIRED (for both internal & external applicants):
You must attach a complete and accurate resume to be fully considered for this position.

Note: 

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.

 

Work Schedule

Hours per week:  40
Shift/ Days/ Hours:  Day/Evening shift; variable hours. Must be flexible in scheduling
 
Location:  Michigan Medicine Domino Farms – Allergy Clinic
 

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.

Contact Information

If you have questions regarding this posting or would like assistance with nursing opportunities please contact Nurse Recruitment at (734) 936-5183.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

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.