STAFF NURSE (TEMP): University Hospital (Central Staffing Resources Adult Telemetry Cluster)

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This job opening is for a Temporary Float RN position within the Central Staffing Resource Department (CSR).  The specific Cluster is the Adult Telemetry Units.

This RN would be part of our Central Staffing Resource Department in the Adult Telemetry Cluster:

  • 4B Adult Surgical Unit
  • 4C Cardio-Thoracic Unit
  • CVC 5 Adult Intermediate Cardiovascular Unit
  • 5A Moderate Care/Surgical Ortho Trauma Unit
  • 7A General Medicine/Telemetry
  • 7B General Medicine/Telemetry
  • 7C Cardiology
  • 8B Medical Telemetry 
  • Medical Observation Unit


Wage: $45.00/hr base rate
Evening Shift Differential is $5.00 per hour 
Night Shift Differential is $ 3.00 per hour
Weekend Differential is $5.00 per hour

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 of the Adult Telemetry Cluster

To provide safe and effective nursing care as assigned to patients in each of the 7 adult units requiring cardiac monitoring. This includes caring for patients from surgical, medical and various cardiac stepdown units. To determine functional status and initiate appropriate action. Report significant changes in patient condition. Provide nursing care to patients including the administration of medications and treatments ordered and assist with diagnostic procedures. Assess and monitor patient status, including response to medications and therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. Identify problems presented by patients and families and initiate appropriate intervention. Operate and monitor patient care equipment. Document patient care, including changes in patient status. Identify needs and educate patients and families about their disease process and the application of the therapeutic plan. Formulate individual care plans and evaluate nursing care. Participate in ensuring patient safety. Participate in health team activities.  Assist in research studies and quality assurance activities.

Michigan Medicine has been named the #1 hospital system in Michigan and #17 in the nation, based on US World News and Report of top hospitals for 2022-23!  We are also very proud to have received our second Magnet designation in 2022!

Nursing Specific Info

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

* 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.

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

Required Qualifications*

  • Must have a current Michigan Registered Nurse License.
  • Must have at least two (2) years recent experience in the telemetry/stepdown areas as a Registered Nurse.
  • Must be able to pass the CSR EKG Test with 80% or better

RESUME REQUIRED (for both internal & external applicants): 
You must attach a complete and accurate resume to be fully considered for this position.

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.

Desired Qualifications*

  • BSN Preferred
  • Current ACLS Certification
  • Cardiology/telemetry/ICU/ICU stepdown experience
  • Demonstrates expertise in communication and problem solving skills within all levels of the health care team, as evidenced by interviews, documentation, writing skills, and references.
  • Experience floating to multiple units
  • Preceptor experience
  • CCRN or PCCN certification
  • Ability to work in a team atmosphere utilizing effective delegation skills.
  • Takes initiative in seeking professional growth.
  • Computer skills: proficient in Microsoft Office

Work Schedule

**Commitment is 36 hours per 4 week scheduling block**
12 HR BLOCKS AVAILABLE, based on cluster staffing needs. Current need is 12hr nights.
Location: University Hospital: Central Staffing Resources, Adult Telemetry Cluster 

Additional Information

This temporary position may meet eligibility requirements for health care benefits.

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.   

Vaccine Requirements

COVID-19 vaccinations are required for all students, faculty and staff working in the following areas: Michigan Medicine including the Medical School, Dental School, University Health Service or the Mary A. Rackham Institute.  This includes those working remotely and temporary workers.   More information on this new policy is available on the U-M Health Response.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.