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.
The Pediatric Cardio-thoracic Intensive Care Unit (PCTU) is a 20 bed tertiary care center receiving patients from state, regional, national and international referrals. PCTU specializes in the medical and surgical care of infants, children, adolescents and adults with congenital and acquired heart disease. Our goal is the provision of exemplary nursing care embracing a philosophy of family centered care empowering families to participate in the decision making and care of their children.
The Pediatric Cardio-thoracic Intensive Care Unit nurse cares for patients in a technology intensive environment including ECMO, CRRT and VAD's. They are required to perform complex physiologic patient assessments in a high intensity environment for high acuity patients with rapidly changing status. Our patients undergo the most progressive surgical and catheterization interventions. Our nursing staff practice in close partnership with the cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons and fellows providing individual support and education to families and patients throughout their intensive care unit admission.
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!
Hourly range for Registered Nurses $36.10-$55.99 / hour
- Evening Shift Differential- $2.55 / hour
- Night Shift Differential- $3.40 / hour
- Day Shift Weekend Differential- $1.75 / hour
- Evening Shift Weekend Differential- $4.30 / hour
- Night Shift Weekend Differential- $5.15 / hour
- Charge Nurse Differential- $1.00 / 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
Current Michigan Registered Nurse License.
Two (2) years current RN experience in a Pediatric Cardio-Thoracic ICU or PICU
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.
Knowledge of, and experience with, the congenital heart patient population
PALS or ACLS.Demonstrated excellent communication and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated strong collaborative skills.
Demonstrated skill with and knowledge of the principals of Patient and Family Centered Care.
Hours per week: 36
Shift/Hours/Days: Night shift, 12 hour shifts; Monday through Friday and rotating weekends
Location: Mott Children's Hospital-Pediatric Cardio-Thoracic Unit (PCTU)
Note: All new employees will be expected to float to a designated unit(s) in times of low census.
At the University of Michigan, C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital Congenital Heart Center (CHC), our multidisciplinary team inclusive of patients and families is committed to advancing excellence in medicine and serving humanity through the practice of our core values: Transparency, Accountability, Mutual Respect, and Positive Intent.
Each team member is expected to understand and demonstrate that in every interaction we represent our entire organization in the care we provide and in the partnerships we build with patients, families, and each respective team member. The CHC is dedicated to working with our patients and families to deliver the safest and highest quality of health care. Applicants are expected to review the following PowerPoint presentation which provides an overview of the Congenital Heart Center’s philosophy and culture. http://umhealth.me/joinchcteam
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.
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