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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.

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 26,000 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?

Nursing at Michigan offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits! 

Salary range for Registered Nurses- $69,849.91- $108,327.09

  • Evening Shift Differential- $2.55 per hour
  • Night Shift Differential- $3.40 per hour
  • Weekend Differential- $1.75 per hour

The benefit package includes: 

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings and immediate vesting
  • Generous Paid Time Off Allowances
  • Robust Tuition and Certification support programs
  • Large offering of no cost CEs and professional development for advancement

 

Responsibilities*

Note:  This unit is transitioning in a Unit Reconfiguration process from a full scope LDRP to a focused high risk LDRP setting in early 2022.  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.  Low and high risk care is provided. 
 
The staff of the Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital newly configured High Risk unit are committed to the care of obstetrical triage, antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum and peri-anesthesia women, their fetuses, and their newborns, in a setting of moderate/high risk nursing care and an environment that supports and empowers families.  Common diagnoses include medical and obstetric high risk labor; vaginal or assisted singleton/higher-order multiple birth; procedural pre- and post-anesthesia; newborn transition; fetal complications; fetal demise; electronic fetal/uterine activity monitoring; pain, comfort, and coping management; identification of and intervention with complex obstetric, medical, and surgical complications impacting the childbearing woman and her fetus(s).
 
High Risk Nurses provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles.  High Risk nurses work in collaboration with, and provide direction and delegation with, clerical staff and patient care technicians.  In addition to general nursing care, responsibilities of High Risk 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; supporting all policies, guidelines, procedures and processes; and participating in professional leadership opportunities on the unit (i.e. participation in unit committees, charge nurse, new employee orientation precepting, teaching classes and inservices, etc.). 

 

Nursing Specific Info

This UMPNC RN posting is posted as Nursing Framework LEVEL C.
Actual Nursing Framework LEVEL and salary will be determined at time of hire.
Nursing Framework levels range from Level A to Level F.

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. Positions less than 20 hours/week may be combined.

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

Required Qualifications*

  • License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan
  • At least 2 years full-time current or recent (within 1 year) experience as a Registered Nurse in a Labor & Delivery, LDR, LDRP, or inpatient high risk antepartum setting.
  • Ability to work up to 40 hours/week on Day shift (7am-3:30pm) or A-shift (7am-7:30pm) during orientation
  • This unit is transitioning in a Unit Reconfiguration process from an LDRP to a High Risk-focused setting in late 2021.  Ability to orient to the high risk LDRP setting with orientation to additional LDRP (OR, Mother/Baby) areas as necessary for staffing prior to the reconfiguration transition. 
  • Successfully complete Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) credentialing within the first three (3) months
  • 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: 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.

Desired Qualifications*

 

  • Experience as a Registered Nurse in an inpatient critical care/moderate care/telemetry setting, or emergency department or non-obstetric PACU setting.  
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree highly desired
  • Certification in obstetrics specialty, electronic fetal monitoring, critical care, progressive care, or peri-anesthesia nursing.
  • ACLS or OB ACLS certification.
  • Successful completion of AWHONN Intermediate or Advanced Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring course.

 

Work Schedule

Hours per week:  28 hours/week

Shift/Hours:   12-hour PM shift (7pm-730am) in pattern of PPP/PPP Monday through Friday and rotating weekends and taking on-call per collective bargaining agreement. 

Location:  Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital – 9 East & 9 West

All new employees will be expected to float to a designated unit(s) in times of low census based on collective bargaining agreement

 

 

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.

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.