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Job Summary

This is a Decentralized Float RN position which involves assignments in Taubman Neurology and Orthopedic clinics.

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.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan medicine is comprised of over 26,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world's most distinguished academic health systems. In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.


What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

Nursing at Michigan offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits! 

Salary range for Registered Nurses- $67,815.44 - $107,275.37

  • Evening Shift Differential- $2.55 per hour
  • Night Shift Differential- $3.40 per hour
  • Weekend Differential- $1.75 per hour



Tele-health medicine to include triage calls from patients, families, clinicians, and other healthcare team members.  Pre-operative teaching, counseling and obtaining informed consent for orthopedic surgical procedures.  Post-operative telephone consultations. 
Assist with a variety of procedures, maintain patient flow in clinic and support assistive staff as needed. 
Candidate must be able to perform duties independently, be highly motivated and flexible in order to address the needs of patients, families and members of the health care team.

Expectations of the Position

  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills providing patient and family education, self-management and coaching related to health promotion of the patient and family
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills through use of the nursing process, excellent problem solving skills and demonstrated ability to set priorities 
  • Demonstrated adaptability to changing needs and priorities based on unit, department, and institutional goals/objectives 
  • Demonstrated customer service, interpersonal communication skills, and ability to build respectful relationships within and between units and individuals
  • Exhibits high standards of personal and professional conduct as measured by interviews, references, and performance evaluations
  • Demonstrated accountability and dependability including good attendance and punctuality as evidenced by references and evaluations 

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*

As evidenced by interviews, recent performance appraisals and reference feedback:


  • Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the State of Michigan.
  • Minimum of one year experience in ambulatory care


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*

One year of neurology RN experience

One year of orthopedics RN experience

Broad range of clinical experience
Experience with care coordination and managing complex patient populations.
Recent (in the past 4 years) tele-health management skills
Recent experience (in the past 4 years) in an Ambulatory Care setting
Prior experience as a float nurse.

Demonstrated excellence in communication skills; both verbal and written.
Demonstrated accountability to Departmental requirements
Demonstrated customer service skills and ability with conflict management skills.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team, prioritize duties, multi-task and problem solve with minimal supervision.
Reliable transportation to drive to varying clinic locations. 
Demonstrated flexibility in accepting changing clinical assignments on short notice. 
Proficiency in computer and keyboarding skills, using electronic medical record, along with Microsoft Office and calendaring.


Work Schedule

Hours: 40 hours per week
Shift/ Days/ Hours:  Monday through Friday,  8am-5pm
Location: Taubman Center -  Neurology and Orthopedic Clinics



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.