How to Apply
This is a "multiple-fill" job opening:
A total of five (5) Staff Nurse Temp Registered Nurses will be hired to fill this job opening.
Hours & shifts are identical for both hires.
(see below for work schedule detail)
This job opening is for a Temporary Float RN position within the Central Staffing Resource Department (CSR) and services the Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital Birthing Center. (The specialty cluster for VVWH Birth Center includes labor and delivery, OR circulator, and mother/baby)
Wage: $55.00/hr. base rate
Evening Shift Differential is $5.00 per hour
Night Shift Differential is $ 3.00 per hour
Weekend Differential is $5.00 per hour
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.
**Note: Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital is transitioning in a Unit Reconfiguration process from a single unit LDRP to four OB specialty focused units in late 2021. In the current LDRP setting, the staff of Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital are committed to the care of antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum women and their newborns in a single maternity care setting. Low and high risk care is provided.
The Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital OB CSR specialty cluster is a flexible staffing resource pool for VVWH within CSR (Central Staffing Resource). The OB CSR-specialty nurses provide staffing in the three VVWH units – Labor and Delivery, High Risk (OB Triage excluded), and Mother Baby. The OB CSR nurses receive general supervision from CSR management and functional supervision from VVWH nursing management. The VVWH staff are committed to the care of antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, peri-operative and peri-anesthesia women, their fetuses, and their newborns, in the setting of general or moderate nursing care and in an environment that supports and empowers families. Common diagnoses include labor, vaginal or assisted birth, cesarean section, surgical procedures, procedural post-anesthesia, higher-order multiple birth, newborn transition, fetal complications and procedures, fetal demise, electronic fetal/uterine activity monitoring, pain, comfort, and coping management, mother-baby care, identification of, and intervention with, common and complex obstetric, medical and surgical complications impacting the childbearing woman, her fetus(s) and newborn(s).
OB CSR nurses provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles. OB CSR nurses work in collaboration with, and provide direction and delegation with, clerical staff, surgical technologists, and patient care technicians. In addition to general and moderate-level nursing care, responsibilities of OB CSR nurses include (but are not limited to) the VVWH Nursing Standards of Care, ASPAN Standards, AWHONN Standards; upholding the Mission, Vision, and Values of Michigan Medicine; and supporting all policies, guidelines, procedures and processes.
Expectation for the position: Ability and requirement to work in all OB sub-specialty areas within VVWH.
Nursing Specific Info
Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position.
* Please note that these positions do not qualify for UMHS benefits and specific terms and conditions of employment are negotiated at the department level. These positions are not covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Michigan Nurses Association and the U-M Professional Nurse Council union.
If you have questions regarding this posting or would like assistance with nursing opportunities please contact Nurse Recruitment at (734) 936-5183.
- Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan.
- Two (2) or more years recent (within 3 years) full-time RN experience in an inpatient labor and delivery setting or high risk inpatient antepartum setting, to include some experience with mother/baby care.
- Demonstrated ability to work in an extremely fast-paced unpredictable patient care environment.
- Demonstrated ability to work in a labor and delivery setting, inpatient high risk antepartum setting, operating room and PACU setting, and postpartum-newborn setting.
- Current AHA BLS Provider certification
- Current AAP Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) credentialed
- Successful completion of a minimum of five (5) nursing continuing education units earned in fetal monitoring within the last two (2) years.
- Ability to promote the VVWH values to empower each other to interrupt or disrupt disrespect; practice communication that is beneficial, kind and true; inspire and be inspired by our colleagues’ worth, significance and integrity; cultivate respect for ourselves and others routinely, publicly and privately.
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
RESUME REQUIRED (for both internal & external applicants):
You must attach a complete and accurate resume to be fully considered for this position.
Experience as a float RN
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with an interdisciplinary health care team.
Demonstrated positive verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated positive attitude
Demonstrated team player skills
Demonstrated accountability and dependability.
Demonstrates expertise in communication and problem solving skills within all levels of the health care team, as evidenced by interviews, documentation, writing skills, and references.
Ability to work in a team atmosphere utilizing effective delegation skills.
Demonstrated problem solving skills.
Demonstrates accountability/dependability as evidenced by completion of mandatories and unit based competencies within an established time frame.
Experience floating to multiple units
Knowledge of the University of Michigan Hospital nursing policies and practice.
Demonstrates participation in continuous quality improvement process with documented results.
Experience with family centered care philosophy
Takes initiative in seeking professional growth.
Current certification in Electronic Fetal Monitoring (EFM), Inpatient Obstetric Nursing, Maternal Newborn Nursing, critical care nursing, progressive care nursing, operating room or peri-anesthesia nursing
Experience as a Registered Nurse in a high-risk/high volume perinatal setting
ACLS or OB ACLS certification.
Successful completion of AWHONN Intermediate or Advanced Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring course.
**Commitment is 36 hours per 4 week scheduling period, excluding coverage of incremental PTO**
Available shifts are determined by staffing needs on the unit.
Evening and night shifts, 8-hour and 12-hour shifts, are available with shift start times of 11am, 3pm, 7pm, 11pm
Location: University Hospital: Central Staffing Resources Specialty Cluster, Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital Birthing Center.
- Expected to float to like units where competent and qualified in times of decreased activity
- Inability to work for three (3) months consecutively will lead to automatic termination from employment at Michigan Medicine.
- No guarantee of work at any time, and shifts can, and sometimes will be cancelled.
- No weekend requirement, but may be scheduled for weekends
- Variable shifts
- Expected to work majority of shifts between the hours of 11:00am and 03:00am or where unit need is demoinstrated
TEMPORARY FLOAT NURSE GUIDELINES
1) All CSR employees are required to attend an annual educational Blitz to complete required
UM mandatories and compentencies (BCLS every 2 yrs, Cardiac Arrest and maintain all
other applicable certifications).
2) Temporary Float Nurses are expected to work all shifts requested unless no work is
available. It is the intention that all Temps will float to all units within the cluster speciality.
3) A Temporary Nurse should work 32 hours per 4 week schedule block. You may request four
(4), eight (8), or twelve (12) hours shifts in advance.
4) Temporary Nurses in the CSR Clusters are NOT required to work weekends or holidays.
5) Temporary Nurses will participate in a newly designed, streamlined, onboarding/orientation
program. However, the progression of orientation will be dependent upon clinical
competency, staffing needs of the individual units, and the number of hours worked by the
6) Commitment to 32 hr/schedule period to pick up open unit needs before pick up hours for staff incremental PTO
7) Maintain NRP credentialing every 2 years
This temporary position may meet eligibility requirements for health care benefits.
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.
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