STAFF NURSE TEMP (Central Staffing Resources, Pediatric Critical Care 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 Pediatric Intensive Care. 
This cluster services the following units:

  • 8 West: Brandon Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
  • 10 East: Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
  • 10 West: Pediatric Cardio-Thoracic Unit (PCTU)
  • 11W Moderate Care, Congenital Heart Unit


Wage: $45.00/hr base rate
Evening Shift Differential is $5.00 per hour for 3p-7p and $4.00 per hour for 7p-11p
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.


Provide safe nursing care to a variety of patients, ages infant to young adult. Floating among the Pediatric Critical Care units (Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Pediatric Cardio-Thoracic Unit (PCTU), and Brandon (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit), 11W Congenital Heart Unit, Moderate Care, is expected.
The need to function and have the knowledge to work with multiple pediatric specialties is expected.
The ability to work with various central venous lines and the knowledge to administer specialized intravenous (IV) medication drips and dosages will be an expectation.
These patients often require ventilatory support and hemodynamic monitoring.
Family centered care is provided through collaboration with all members of the health care team in order to meet the complex care requirements of the highly specialized pediatric population.

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.

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

* 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.

Required Qualifications*

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan.
  • Two (2) years of recent Pediatric ICU experience.
  • Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification

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*

Recent experience in Pediatric or Neonatal Critical Care.
Experience as a float RN in a pediatric ICU hospital setting.
NRP Certification
Experience as a float RN or Tech
Knowledge of the University of Michigan Health Systems nursing policies and practice.
Demonstrated team player skills.
Experience with family centered care philosophy
Takes initiative in seeking professional growth

Work Schedule

*Commitment is 36 hours per 4 week scheduling block*
12 hour blocks are available based on the staffing needs of the cluster
Location: Central Staffing Resource, Pediatric Critical Care Cluster (FLOAT)
Mott Children's Hospital


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

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.