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This is a "multiple-fill" job opening:
A total of fifteen (15) full time, Graduate Nurse/Newly Licensed Registered Nurses will be hired to fill this job opening.

Hours & shifts are identical for both hires.
(see below for work schedule detail)

Job Summary

The University of Michigan, regionally and nationally known for its commitment to providing high quality, family-centered patient care seeks bachelors prepared Graduate Nurses for our Adult Emergency Services Internship program, starting January 3, 2022. The UM Adult ED is a Level 1 Trauma Center with over 80,000 visits per year, providing a fast paced and exciting work environment. Our nurses serve as integral members of a multidisciplinary team providing care for adult patients in a variety of treatment areas. 

This is a four (4) to six (6) month internship program which prepares Graduate Nurses for a Registered Nurse position in the Emergency Department. Orientation includes a combination of classroom and precepted clinical experience. A two (2) year commitment to the department is required after completion of orientation program. The initial four (4) to six (6) months will rotate day, evening, and night shifts. Shift assignment will occur after successful completion of internship.  

The University of Michigan Health is a Magnet recognized hospital. We have recently been named #1 hospital in Michigan and #11 hospital in the nation by US News and World Report for 2021-22!

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- $2.55 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

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

Required Qualifications*

  • The candidate must be a Graduate Nurse or newly licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan, who has not yet practiced as a Registered Nurse. 
  • Candidate must have successfully completed an accredited BSN program. (Michigan Medicine employees working in a non-RN position that have successfully completed an ADN Graduate Nurse program may be considered)
  • Successful completion of NCLEX must occur no later than 45 days from the individuals start date.
  • Successful candidate must obtain ACLS during orientation, and obtain Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) certification within 6 months post orientation to maintain position. These can be obtained through UMHS Emergency Department.
  • Must be available to start Internship on January 3. 2022.

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*

  • BSN
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills are desired.
  • Experience in an Emergency Department, ICU, or as a Paramedic is desired.
  • Overall GPA of 3.5 or higher is preferred

Work Schedule

Hours Per Week: 40 hrs, 8 & 12 hr variable shifts
Shift/Hrs/Days: Permanent shift to be determined at the end of the Internship
Location: Adult Emergency Department, Graduate Nurse Internship

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

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.


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