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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*

To provide specialized care and management of patients during pregnancy, labor, birth and postpartum.

Coordinates overall flow of patients through the Birth Center triage, intrapartum and postpartum areas to ensure sensitive and quality care delivered in a timely manner.
Evaluates and orders laboratory or other studies, develops plans and provides direct patient care.
Round on and discharge postpartum patients including assessment and education.
Consults with Attending Obstetric staff as necessary.
Provides direct supervision and education to physicians-in-training and students.
Participates in education of medical students, nurse-midwifery students, nursing staff and students
Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of guidelines for care management for the antenatal, intrapartum and postpartum patients.
Works days, nights and weekend shifts and is available for additional urgent coverage as needed. 

Nursing Specific Info

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.

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

Required Qualifications*

Current Michigan license to practice as a Registered Nurse
Current Michigan license to practice as a Certified Nurse-Midwife
Master’s Degree in Nursing, Midwifery or Public Health
Documented ability to function effectively as a team member
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

NOTE:  The selected candidate will not be able to provide patient care until credentialed by the Medical Staff Credentialing Committee.
 
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 internal applicants): 
You must attach a complete and accurate resume to be fully considered for this position.

 

Desired Qualifications*

  • Full-scope or inpatient Nurse-Midwifery experience within the last three years or recent high risk obstetric nursing experience
  • Limited third trimester ultrasound skills

* The selected candidate will not be able to provide patient care until credentialed by the Medical Staff Credentialing Committee 

Work Schedule

Hours per week: 28
Shifts: Nights, some days and weekends
Location:  VVWH Birth Center 
 

 

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.

Contact Information

If you have questions regarding this posting or would like assistance with Advanced Practice Nursing opportunities please contact Nurse and Physician Assistant Recruitment at (734) 936-5183 or e-mail nurserecruit_umhs@med.umich.eduFor a current listing of all open APRN job opportunities at Michigan Medicine, please visit www.UMnursing.org.

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.