STAFF NURSE (TEMP) Ambulatory Care, Primary Care ACUs)

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Summary

This is a Temporary RN position for the Family Medicine at Domino's Farm, Livonia Health Center,  and Ypsilanti Health Center.

* Please note that these positions do not qualify for UMHS benefits and specific terms and conditions of employment are negotiated at the department level. These positions are not covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Michigan Nurses Association and the U-M Professional Nurse Council union.

* In addition:
Unit- based temporary employees who have worked 400 hours in a calendar year then become a Per Diem employee and have an obligation to pay dues or service fees as covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the University of Michigan and the Michigan Nurses Association and the U of M Professional Nurse Council.

* Once the employee meets the 400 hour threshold, they then are a union member for the duration of employment as Per Diem.
Temporary APRN employees and MVC temporary employees are not eligible for Per Diem status.

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.

Responsibilities*

To provide the delivery of culturally sensitive, age-specific nursing care for adult medicine, pediatric, and OB/GYN patient populations; to perform telephone triage; assessment, screening and patient education; direct patient care.
Accurate and expedient documentation of nursing care.
Knowledge and appropriate use of internal and external resources.
Provide functional supervision to assistive personnel, collaborate with colleagues, other disciplines, and health/care community services to promote continuity of care.

Location: Family Medicine at Domino Farms and Ypsilanti Health Center

Nursing Specific Info

Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position.
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

One or more years of recent (within 5 years) nursing experience in ambulatory care or emergency department setting (non-research based) providing care to adult medicine and pediatric patients including telehealth nursing and patient education.

 

RESUME REQUIRED (for both internal & external applicants):

You must attach a complete and accurate resume to be fully considered for this position.

 

NOTE:

Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position.

Desired Qualifications*

  • 1 year or more of primary care RN experience in an ambulatory care setting.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills providing patient and family education and coaching related to chronic conditions including but not limited to diabetes mellitus, asthma and coronary artery disease.
  • Recent (within 5 years) nursing experience in womens' health, including perinatal care.
  • BSN
  • Experience as a charge nurse or equivalent management skills.
  • Proficiency with typing and electronic health record documentation.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills through use of the nursing process, excellent problem solving skills and demonstrated ability to set priorities.
  • Demonstrated customer service, interpersonal communication skills, and build respectful relationships within and between units and individuals.
  • Demonstrated accountability and dependability including good attendance record with punctuality.
  • Demonstrated adaptability to changing needs and priorities based on unit, department, and institutional goals/objectives.
     

Work Schedule

Hours: 24-40 hours per week
Days/ Shift/ Hours: Monday -Friday; specific hours/ days will vary and will be determined upon hire
Location:  Various Primary Care ACU units

Additional Information

PER DIEM/UNIT-BASED TEMPORARY NURSE GUIDELINES

1. Each Per Diem or unit-based temporary employee working three or more shifts per scheduling period will be scheduled to work a minimum of two weekend shifts per scheduling period (8 hours = 1 shift). The contractual definition of a weekend applies for Per Diem or unit-based temporary employees.*
Per Diem or unit-based temporary nurses who preschedule two or fewer shifts per scheduling period do not have to meet the weekend requirements.
They may add additional UNANTICIPATED SHIFTS ONLY.

2. Each Per Diem or unit-based temporary nurse will be expected to work a portion of scheduled shifts on off shifts (recommended guide: 25%).

3. Managers may establish additional guidelines based upon individual unit scheduling requirements. Therefore, it is recommended that managers and per diem nurses or unit-based temporary meet to discuss specific unit
expectations.

4. Each Per Diem or unit-based temporary nurse will be scheduled to work the number of shifts during holiday weeks that reflects his/her normal scheduling pattern. Per Diem or unit-based temporary nurses should be scheduled to work shifts during three out of the six holiday weeks and one of these weeks should be Christmas or New Year's week. (A week is defined as Sunday through Saturday during which the holiday falls).

Per Diem or unit-based temporary nurses are to be scheduled after all regular staff are scheduled per contract language.

*Guidelines apply to all Per Diem or unit-based temporary nurses regardless of hire date.

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, including one booster when eligible, are required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working remotely and temporary workers.   More information on this new policy is available on the U-M Health Response website or the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint websites.