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The candidate must have demonstrated the following in his/her current position:
- Accountable for the management of patient care in an ambulatory care infusion setting.
- Utilizes critical thinking skills to recognize and solve patient problems.
- Utilizes the nursing process and nursing standards to prevent or manage actual/potential patient problems in the hematology/oncology infusion setting.
- Identifies patient/family learning needs and ensures that they are met.
- Serves as a patient advocate.
- Works with a multi-disciplinary clinical and business team to ensure patients are managed and scheduled appropriately.
Communication and Respect:
- Maintains a highly professional and positive attitude regardless of workload and stress level.
- Inputs, retrieves and interprets data from multiple manual and computer based information systems.
- Exhibits professional verbal and non-verbal communication skills.
- Utilizes time in an efficient manner by completing assigned duties.
- Performs procedures in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner.
- Develops self professionally to maintain knowledge, skills and abilities for nursing care of this patient population
- Participates in supporting the educational needs of other staff and students
- Completes all other clinical and administrative duties as assigned.
- Implements change to achieve patient, team and practice goals.
- Seeks opportunities to meet or exceed individual objectives identified in the Professional Development Model.
- Uses organizational skills to assure the team provides safe, efficient care to the patient and family.
- Uses organizational skills to assure continuity of care in collaboration with other disciplines through appropriate planning, education and coordination of services.
- Safely and appropriately delegates to other health care team members.
- Collaborates with medical staff to facilitate and optimize the care of the patient.
Research and Quality Improvement
- Acts on behalf of patients and family to ensure care that is safe and appropriate with consideration for values, diversity, and human rights.
- Participates in nursing and medical research and facilitates transfer of new knowledge to patient care.
- Participates in the Quality Improvement and LEAN in the daily work processes.
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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
Nursing at Michigan offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits!
Salary range for Registered Nurses- $65,840.24 - $104,150.85
- Evening Shift Differential- $2.45 per hour
- Night Shift Differential- $3.30 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
The University of Michigan Health is a Magnet recognized hospital. We have recently been named #1 hospital in Michigan and #11 hospital in the nation by US News and World Report for 2019-20!
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse to practice in the State of Michigan
Two (2) or more years of recent Hematology/Oncology RN experience
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.
RESUME REQUIRED (for both internal & external applicants):
You must attach a complete and accurate resume to be fully considered for this position.
- Chemotherapy infusion nursing experience.
- Michigan Medicine Chemotherapy/Biotherapy course completion
- One (1) or more years Ambulatory Care nursing experience.
- Certification by OCN and/or BMTCN certification
- Computer/typing skills such as Microsoft Word and Excel
- Demonstrated ability to practice independently, set goals, promote teamwork, cross cover within clinical area, coordinate and perform multiple activities and problem solve
- Demonstrated ability to set and implement priorities, organize and delegate effectively and efficiently
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and communicate well with others (including peers)
- Demonstrated abilities in interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills and problem solving skills within all levels of the health care team
Hours: 40 hrs/wk
Shift: Days: Flexibility in hours required to meet the needs of the Infusion Clinic hours of operation. Potential for future weekend hours.
Location: C&W Adult Bone Marrow Transplant, Leukemia and ECP (Photopheresis) Infusion Clinic
All new employees will be expected to float to a designated unit(s) in times of low census.
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.
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.
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.