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Job Summary

This job opening is for a Temporary Float RN position within the Central Staffing Resource Department (CSR).  The specific Cluster is the Adult General Care.
This cluster services the Adult Medical/ Surgical units in University Hospital:

  • 4A Neurology
  • 5A Orthopedics/Trauma
  • 5B Medicine Acute Care
  • 5C GI/Transplant
  • 6A Acute Rehabilitation
  • 6B Medicine Acute Care
  • 6C Pulmonary Internal Medicine Unit
  • 7W Adult BMT/Hematology @ C.S. Mott Children's Hospital
  • 8A Oncology Acute Care
  • 8B Medicine Acute Care
  • 8E Adult Surgical @ C.S. Mott Children's Hospital
  • 8C Medical 
  • Surgical Observation Unit


Wage: $45.00/hr base rate
Evening Shift Differential is $5.00 per hour for 3p-7p and $4.00 per hour for 7p-11p
Night Shift Differential is $ 3.00 per hour
Weekend Differential is $5.00 per hour


Mission Statement

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.


Provide nursing care to a variety of patients, young adult to elderly.
Floating among the Adult General units requires familiarity with multiple medical diagnoses: GI medicine, Pulmonary, Rheumatology, Hematology, and Oncology, Trauma/Orthopedic Surgery, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Infectious Disease, Nephrology, Renal Transplant, Otolaryngology, Endocrine/Plastic and Oral Surgery, Family Medicine, and Dermatology.


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.

Required Qualifications*

  • Must have a current Michigan Registered Nurse License.
  • Two (2) or more years recent RN experience in their area of expertise.

RESUME REQUIRED (for both internal & external applicants):
You must attach a complete and accurate resume to be fully considered for this position.

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.

Desired Qualifications*

BSN preferred
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. Experience floating to multiple units helpful. Ability to work in a team atmosphere utilizing effective delegation skills.
Demonstrated problem solving skills.
Demonstrates accountability and 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.
Takes initiative in seeking professional growth.
Proficient computer skills.

Work Schedule

**Commitment is 36 hours per 4 week scheduling block**
12 HR BLOCKS AVAILABLE, based on the cluster staffing needs
Location: University Hospital: Central Staffing Resources, Adult General Care Cluster (FLOAT)


Additional Information

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 36 hours per 4 week schedule block. 

4.)  Temporary Nurses in the CSR Clusters are NOT required to work weekends or holidays.

5).  Temporary Nurses will participate in a 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
       Temporary RN.

Additional Information

This temporary position may meet eligibility requirements for health care benefits.

Background Screening

University of Michigan Health System 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.

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.


U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine, by the start of the fall term on August 30, 2021.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.