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 30,000 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?
- Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
- Retirement Savings Opportunities
Basic Function and Responsibility:
Participates in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care under the direction of a Registered nurse.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provides direct and individualized nursing care to internal medicine/pediatrics and OB patients and their family under the direction of a registered nurse.
- Provide nursing care according to the established institutional and unit policies
- Observe patient status, report and document changes and nursing care given.
- Provide information to help determine appropriate nursing care and discharge planning for assigned patients.
- Administer and document medications according to established standards.
- Initiate appropriate measures in emergency situations.
- Instruct patients and families according to a teaching plan established by a Registered Nurse.
- Participate in unit staff meetings for problem-solving, planning and improvement of patient care.
- Assist in quality assurance activities.
- Processing of patient care orders using the electronic ordering system may be required in certain areas.
- To work at the maximum level of license, education and scope of practice.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
- Graduation from an accredited School of Practical Nursing
- Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Michigan
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.
- One (1) to two (2) years' experience as a LPN
- One (1) year experience in an ambulatory care setting
- Experience with MiChart/EPIC/EMR
Hours: 40 hours per week
Shift / Days: Day shift / Monday - Friday
Location: Brighton Health Center Primary Care; may also cover other LPN roles at Brighton Health Center to meet the needs of the various clinic(s).
All new employees will be expected to float to a designated unit(s) in times of low census.
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.
If you have questions regarding this posting or would like assistance with nursing opportunities please contact Nurse Recruitment at (734) 936-5183.
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.
Decision Making 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.