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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*

  • Provide inpatient care to pediatric and young adult patients admitted on 7 East inpatient unit on Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant (PBMT) and Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (PHO) service.
  • Perform and document medical histories, physical exams, and telephone conversations.
  • Review laboratory and radiographic tests results and interface with medical staff and patients regarding results and plan of care.
  • Direct patient care and management including initial evaluation, admission, and ongoing patient care in collaboration with PBMT and PHO physicians. 
  • Stabilizing and transferring patients to the Pediatric ICU in collaboration with PBMT/ PHO team, if indicated.
  • Patient and family counseling and support as necessary.
  • Collaboration with and referrals to other health care providers as necessary. 
  • Support clinical research mission of the PBMT/ PHO programs, including care of patients on clinical trials.  
  • Perform procedures including lumbar punctures, if needed.
  • Contribute to the development, modification and interpretation of pediatric hematology/oncology guidelines, policies, and procedures, including quality improvement activities. 
  • Collaboration of patient care coordination.  
  • Attend continuing education/staff development programs to maintain knowledge of current literature. 

**Roles and responsibilities may be periodically adjusted as determined by the needs of the Cancer Center Clinical Program.

Required Qualifications*

  • Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner specialty certification in the State of Michigan.
  • Current specialty certification to practice as a Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner 
  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program.
  • Certification as a Nurse Practitioner recognized by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN).
  • Two (2) or more years of nursing clinical experience with pediatric bone marrow transplant, or hematology/oncology patients.   

NOTE:

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the credentialing and privileging process.

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. 

 

Desired Qualifications*

  • Two (2) or more years of experience practicing as an Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Four (4) or more clinical nursing experience with pediatric bone marrow transplant or hematology/oncology patients
  • Demonstrated high level of critical thinking and medical knowledge by using current medical information and scientific evidence for patient care.
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills, organization and problem solving skills.

Work Schedule

Hours/ week: TEMP including weekend and holiday requirements.

Shift: Night shift with occasional rotation to days

Location: Mott C&W Hospital 7 East Inpatient Unit: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT

 

 

 

Additional Information

This job posting is for a University of Michigan Temporary position.   Temporary employment may be full or part time, but in either case is limited in duration.  Please review the full posting description for details.

This job opening is for a Unit-Based Temporary NP position with the Mott C&W Hospital 7 East Inpatient Unit: Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT

* Please note that these positions do not qualify for Michigan Medicine benefits and specific terms and conditions of employment are negotiated at the department level.

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.

 

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 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.