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Job Summary

• Work as a Registered Nurse, Clinical Care Coordinator in the Melanoma Oncology Clinic. 

• Assist in arranging new patient appointments by working with intake coordinators and providers.

• Triage new referrals to ensure they are seeing the correct provider in the appropriate timeframe. 

• Work with patients throughout the continuum of their care, from referral to survivorship.

• CCC is integral in clinic flow, patient care needs, triage/assessment of high acuity patients, procedural education, medication management, collaboration with multiple disciplines / infusion / scheduling / lab management.

• Provide some functional supervision of intake coordinators as well as provide necessary medical information to them to schedule patients properly. 

• Coordinate and participate in the development and education of patient and nursing educational materials related to Melanoma.  

• Participate in tumor board meetings

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!  

  • Evening Shift Differential- $2.45 per hour
  • Night Shift Differential- $3.30 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


Competent Performance 

Accountable for the management of patient care for the melanoma oncology patient population. 
Utilizes critical thinking skills to recognize and solve patient problems. 
Utilizes the nursing process and nursing standards to prevent or manage actual/potential patient problems related to their disease and /or treatment. 
Identifies patient /family learning needs and ensures that they are met. 
Serves as a patient advocate. Assists with care coordination between multiple departments.
Works with the various Cancer Center associates to ensure patients are scheduled appropriately. 
Able to prioritize urgent medical issues, clinic flow, administrative tasks.

Communication and Respect: 

Maintains a highly professional and positive attitude regardless of workload and stress level. 
Inputs, retrieves and interprets data from multiple manual and computer based information systems. 
Responds to voice mail communication with the patients. Competent with telephone triage related to patient calls.
Exhibits professional and verbal and non-verbal communication skills. 
Able to delegate effectively and follow through appropriately and efficiently.

Professional Leadership 

Utilizes time in an efficient manner by completing assigned duties. 
Performs procedures in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner. 
Completes all other clinical and administrative duties as assigned. 
Implement change to achieve team goals. 
Seeks opportunities to meet individual objectives identified on the Professional Development Model. 

Team Work: 

Uses organizational skills to assure that safe, efficient care to the patient. 
Uses organizational skills to assure continuity of care in collaboration with other disciplines through appropriated planning, education and coordination of services. 
Delegates to other health care team members according to the Nurse Practice Act. 
Collaborates with medical staff to facilitate and optimize the care of the patient. 

Research and Quality Improvement: 

Acts on behalf of patients and family to ensure care that is safe and appropriate with consideration for values, diversity and human rights. 
Participates in nursing and medical research and facilitates transfer of new knowledge to patient care. 
Familiarity with clinical research, protocols, study drug administration and monitoring.
Participates in the Quality Improvement Process.

Nursing Specific Info

Salary & Nursing Framework Level:
This UMPNC RN posting is posted under the Role-Specific Advancement Model (RSAM) as: 
Actual RSAM LEVEL and salary will be determined at time of hire.

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*

A current license in the State of Michigan as a Registered Nurse.

Required Educational Requirement; applicant must meet one of the following: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing OR an Associates degree or diploma in Nursing and a Master’s degree in Nursing

Two (2) or more years of recent Hematology/Oncology RN experience, within the last five (5) years 


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.

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 and knowledge of Melanoma Oncology population.
  • Recent experience with oncology/hematology, chemotherapy management, patient education and symptom management.
  • OCN Certification
  • Proven leadership ability including: initiative and creativity as evidenced by previous employment reference. 
  • Has critical thinking skills to cross cover within clinical areas, coordinate and perform multiple activities and problem solve as measured by interview, references and performance evaluations. 
  • Demonstrated ability to practice independently, set goals, promote teamwork.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, efficiently, and communicate well with others (including peers) 
  • Demonstrated abilities in interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills and problem solving skills within all levels of the health care team

Work Schedule

Hours: 40 hrs/wk
Shift: Days, Monday thru Friday. Hours will vary and flexibility is required.
Location:  University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center: Gold Team, Melanoma Clinic

All new employees are expected to float in times of low census.

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.