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This is a "multiple-fill" job opening:

A total of nine (9), 0.9 FTE Registered Nurses will be hired to fill this job opening.


Hours & shifts are identical for all hires.

(see below for work schedule detail)


Job Summary

Children's Emergency Services (CES) is a primary entry point for children 0-20 years of age admitted to CS Mott Childrens Hospital, a verified Level One Pediatric Trauma Center and tertiary facility with referrals from across the state.
CES nurses partner with board certified pediatric emergency medicine faculty and pediatric residents to provide expert family centered care for over 27,000 children who present each year with injuries and illnesses across the range of acuity from minor to critical care.
The department provides CES nurses financial support for ENPC, ACLS, TNCC, PALS and CPEN as well as in-depth orientation and continuing education.
The Children's Emergency has been awarded the Lantern Award by the Emergency Nurses Association for safe practice and safe care!

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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.


This is a fast-paced, challenging position in an academic environment fully committed to maintaining EXCELLENCE in family centered pediatric emergency care. 
* Providing safe and efficient nursing care to children of all ages and pediatric specialties experiencing an emergent or urgent situation.
* Assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the care of the pediatric emergency patient.
* Providing Patient & Family Centered Care through collaboration with all members of the health care team in order to meet complex care requirements of the emergency pediatric population.
* Demonstrates competence in the implementation of technical skills required for the care of the pediatric emergency patient according to UMHS policies, procedures, and standards.
* Demonstrates critical thinking skills as evidenced by the utilization of a rapid decision making process in emergency situations.
* Demonstrates full compliance with practices in documentation while providing pediatric emergency care.
* Assumes leadership responsibilities in teamwork and pediatric patient care delivery.
* Demonstrates awareness of the importance of research and evidence based practice in the care of the emergency pediatric patient.
* Identifies and assumes responsibility for one's own learning needs.
* Actively participates in quality improvement projects and initiatives related to the care of the pediatric emergency patient.


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.

Nursing Specific Info

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


Required Qualifications*

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan.
1 year (minimum 24 hours per week) inpatient general care pediatrics, PICU, or ED that includes care of children. 

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*

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN).
  • Pediatric Emergency Department RN exp (in a Level One Trauma Center ED is preferred)
  • Charge Nurse and/or preceptor role experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team atmosphere utilizing effective delegation skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to service excellence.
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrated effective organizational and critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to make quick, accurate decisions.
  • Demonstrated personal and professional accountability
  • Current ENPC
  • Current TNCC
  • Current ACLS
  • Current PALS
  • Current CEN/CPEN

Work Schedule

Hours per week: 36 hrs/week
Shift: Nights; 12 hr shifts; 7p-7:30a; 2 of 4 weekends per 4 week scheduling period
Location: Mott Childrens Hospital-Childrens Emergency Services

All new employees will be expected to float to a designated unit(s) 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

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.  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.