The Ambulatory Care RN is accountable for the delivery of direct patient care including patient education and the management of telephone triage in a clinical setting.
The RN supports professional nursing practice across practice settings and across the continuum of care to meet the needs of the patient and family; assesses the needs of the patient undergoing surgical/diagnostic/therapeutic procedures; plans, implements, and evaluates patient care; and teaches patients, families, orients colleagues and peers.
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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
Accountable for the delivery of direct patient care including patient education, symptom management, and telephone triage in a clinical ambulatory care setting to adult bone marrow transplant and leukemia patients.
Supports professional nursing practice across practice settings and across the continuum of care to meet the needs of the patient and family; assesses the needs of the patient undergoing surgical/diagnostic/therapeutic procedures; plans, implements, and evaluates patient care; and teaches patients, families, orients colleagues and peers.
Candidate will provide coverage within two nursing work teams in the BMT and Leukemia clinics.
The candidate must have demonstrated the following in his/her current position:
Accountable for the management of patient care assigned in an ambulatory care setting.
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 in the clinical oncology setting.
Identifies patient/family learning needs and ensures that they are met.
Serves as a patient advocate.
Works with the various Cancer Center associates to ensure patients are scheduled appropriately.
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 and electronic communication with the patients and colleagues in a timely manner.
Exhibits professional verbal and non-verbal communication skills.
Completes assigned duties in an efficient manner, and utilizes time effectively.
Performs procedures in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner.
Participates in meeting the educational needs of self and others.
Completes all other clinical and administrative duties as assigned.
Implements change to achieve team goals.
Seeks opportunities to meet or exceed individual objectives identified in the Professional Framework Model.
Uses organizational skills to assure the team provides safe, efficient care to the patient and family.
Uses organizational skills to assure continuity of care in collaboration with other disciplines through appropriate 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 families 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.
Participates in the Quality Improvement Process.
Nursing Specific Info
Salary & Nursing Framework Level:
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.
RESUME REQUIRED (for both internal & external applicants):
You must attach a complete and accurate resume to be fully considered for this position.
All new employees will be expected to float to a designated unit(s) in times of low census.
This is a multi-unit RN position, which involves staffing assignments on multiple units, per the agreement with UMPNC, Section H, page 55, Multi-Unit Positions.
Units for this position include C&W Adult BMT & Leukemia Clinics, Rogel Cancer Center Infusion and Taubman Center Infusion. The home unit will be C&W Adult BMT & Leukemia Clinics; holidays and PTO will be determined from the home unit.
The RN can be scheduled on both units, based on the unit's staffing needs and will be expected to staff on either unit, as needed.
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.
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.
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.
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