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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.

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- $2.55 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*

 - Identify and access the needs of the Medical Procedures Units staff for orientation and in-service programs.

 - Investigate, design, and implement competency-based orientation/evaluation.
 - Coordinate, collaborate, with and support Unit Based Committee in-service and staff development programs.

 - Evaluate and modify orientation based on clinical outcomes and cost effectiveness.
 - Coordinate and monitor the Medical Procedures Units staff regarding mandatory hospital competencies and mandatory in-service attendance.
 - Provide consultation in the area of clinical expertise to the Medical Procedures Units  staff
 - Assist in the development and acquisition of unit resource materials.
 - Promote attendance at continuing education programs and involvement in professional organization (SGNA and ASPAN) activities by unit staff.
 - Provide patient care to maintain clinical competence, act as a role model, and assist in monitoring unit practices.
 - Assist in the maintenance of nursing practice standards.
 - Participate in the development of procedures, protocols and guidelines for the Medical Procedures Units.

 - Coordinate performance improvement programs activities.
 - Provide consultation and clinical expertise to other departmental procedure areas.
 - Provide and coordinate continued educational (CE) opportunities to the Medical Procedures Units staff including annual nursing Blitz.
 - Promote use of and embed evidence based practice, involving nursing sensitive indicators.
 - Provide consultation to other institutional committees (e.g. EDU, VAD).
 - Develop and coordinate off-shift clinical resources (e.g. DVD in-service, educational posters, instruction manuals, website postings).
 - Educate, support and mentor off-shift clinical experts
 - Encourage and coordinate abstract and poster creation for UHMS and national organizations.
 - Facilitate support of embedded clinical experts and support off shift staff.

Nursing Specific Info

Salary & Nursing Framework Level:
This UMPNC RN posting is posted under the Role-Specific Advancement Model (RSAM) as:
ENC- COMPETENT-NE
Actual RSAM LEVEL and salary will be determined at time of hire.
RSAM levels range from ENC-COMPETENT-NE to ENC-EXPERT-NE TO ENC-MASTERY-NE

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*

 

  • Current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or equivalent education and experience.
  • Three (3) or more years of recent Procedural, Pre-Op and PACU Phase 1 & Phase 2 clinical nursing is necessary (within last 4 years).
  • Two (2) or more years recent experience as a clinical preceptor in the Medical Procedures Units (within last 3 years).
  • Basic computer skills in Microsoft Word and Powerpoint.

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*

  • Masters of Science in Nursing.
  • Experience in teaching, writing objectives and program planning.
  • Active membership in professional specialty organization on local, state and national level.
  • SGNA certification.
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office, new computer/technology skills: excel, power point publisher, adobe, photo shop, dreamweaver, etc.
  • Characteristics include: excellent clinical skills, demonstrated excellent communication skills with staff/patients/families, flexible, approachable, creative, detail oriented, lifelong learner, demonstrated ability to problem solve, team player, demonstrated ability to build trusting relationships.

Work Schedule

Hours: 24 hours/week- may include Saturday and evening shifts to meet unit educational needs
Shift:  Days, variable hours between 7a-7p working 3- 8 hour shifts per week

Location: Rotating sites between UH MPU, EAA MPC, BCSC MPU, Northville MPU, and the RN answer line at the GI Call Center.
 


Location: Multiple Medical Procedure Units
 

 

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, 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.