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Job Summary

These job openings are for Unit-Based Temporary RN positions in the MIchigan Visiting Nurse Community Wellness Immunization Program.

Note: Flu program begins in September and operates 7 days per week thru December. However, most work is performed on weekdays between 8am- 5pm.

Hourly wage: $25.00/hour

* Qualified applicants should apply only if they are reasonably confident they will be available to work September- December.

* Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

* 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 University of Michigan and the Michigan Nurses Association and the U of M Professional Nurse Council. 

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.


This position is responsible for providing immunizations to adult and pediatric patients, per established protocols, based on the nursing process, and vaccine manufacturer guidelines. Registered Nurses are responsible for using technology and equipment according to department expectations and policies.  Additional responsibilities include:

  • Managing the clinic site, leading the clinic team, and controlling clinic supplies/inventory.
  • Assists with set-up and break down of clinic area.
  • Refers to the Clinic Notebook (containing the signed physician's order for vaccine immunizations and emergency treatment as well as all protocols and procedures) as needed.
  • Confirms that all systems are in place before beginning to see patients.
  • Documents immunization administration, allergies and deferral reasons in MiChart on site at clinic location. 

Nursing Specific Info

Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position.

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

Nursing Specific Info

Under Michigan Law, a criminal history check including drug screening is required as a condition of employment or transfer for this position.

Required Qualifications*

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan
  • Successful completion of a nursing program
  • 6 months of acute nursing experience or equivalent
  • Proficient in IM injection technique
  • Computer skills
  • Ability to work autonomously in a non-structure environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to travel from point A to point B throughout the workday as assigned.
  • Must comply with all Michigan Medicine Occupational Health requirements including annual flu immunization.

Physical Demands:

The employee will be able to perform the assigned duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodations: ability to work in a sedentary position for long periods of time, ability to communicate/ exchange information, fine motor coordination/dexterity necessary for keyboarding or typing, and may require reaching, bending, twisting, stooping, moving about, walking, lifting of up to 25 pounds, etc., with or without the use of assistive/adaptive devices.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing
  • Experience in a clinic setting
  • Clear understanding/ability to learn to access Wi-Fi and/or cellular network on laptop computer. 
  • Experience with electronic medical records
  • Effective organizational and leadership skills
  • Two years nursing experience

Work Schedule

Temporary, Seasonal. Interested applicants should apply only if they are reasonably confident they will be available to work September - December.  The number of hours available varies per week based on programmatic needs.  Program runs 7 days per week, but most work is on weekdays between 8am-5pm. 

Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted via email.  

This position is located at various off-site clinics throughout southeast Michigan.

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.

Additional Information

* Unit-based temporary employee working three or more shifts per scheduling period will be scheduled to work a minimum of two weekend shifts per scheduling period (8 hours = 1 shift). The contractual definition of a weekend applies for temporary employees.* Unit-based temporary nurses who preschedule two or fewer shifts per scheduling period do not
have to meet the weekend requirements.
* Each unit-based temporary nurse will be expected to work a portion of scheduled shifts on off shifts (recommended guide: 25%).
* Each unit-based temporary nurse will be scheduled to work the number of shifts during holiday weeks that reflect his/her normal scheduling pattern. Temporary nurses should be scheduled to work shifts during three out of the six holiday weeks and one of these weeks should be Christmas or New Year's week. (A week is defined as Sunday through Saturday during which the holiday falls).
* Unit-based temporary nurses are to be scheduled after all regular staff are scheduled per contract language.
* Managers may establish additional guidelines based upon individual unit scheduling requirements

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.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening 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 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.