REGISTERED NURSE (Von Voigtlander Womens Hospital)

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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! 

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


The staff of the Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital Labor and Delivery and High Risk combined units are committed to the care of obstetrical triage, antepartum, intrapartum, peri-operative, postpartum and peri-anesthesia women, their fetuses, and their newborns, in a setting of general and moderate nursing care and an environment that supports and empowers families.  Common diagnoses include labor; vaginal or assisted singleton/higher-order multiple birth; procedural pre- and post-anesthesia; obstetric, fetal, and gynecological surgical procedures; newborn transition; fetal complications; fetal demise; electronic fetal/uterine activity monitoring; pain, comfort, and coping management; identification of and intervention with labor, and complex obstetric, medical, and surgical complications impacting the childbearing woman and her fetus(s).


Perinatal Nurses provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles.  Nurses work in collaboration with, and provide direction and delegation with, clerical staff, patient care technicians, and surgical technologists.  In addition to general nursing care, responsibilities of Perinatal Nurses include (but are not limited to) the VVWH Nursing Standards of Care, AORN Standards, ASPAN Standards, AWHONN Standards; upholding the Mission, Vision, and Values of Michigan Medicine; supporting all policies, guidelines, procedures and processes; and participating in professional leadership opportunities on the unit (i.e. participation in unit committees, charge nurse, new employee orientation precepting, teaching classes and inservices, etc.). 



Nursing Specific Info

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. Applicants who have left the UMPNC bargaining unit must include on their resume dates of past employment including months and years of service along with effort. Positions less than 20 hours/week may be combined.

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

Required Qualifications*

  • License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan
  • At least 1 year full-time current or recent (within 1 year) experience as a Registered Nurse in an inpatient Labor & Delivery, LDR, LDRP, or High-Risk Antepartum setting.
  • Ability to work up to 40 hours/week on Day shift (7am-3:30pm) or A-shift (7am-7:30pm) during orientation
  • Successfully complete Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) credentialing within the first three (3) months
  • Ability to promote the VVWH values to empower each other to interrupt or disrupt disrespect; practice communication that is beneficial, kind and true; inspire and be inspired by our colleagues’ worth, significance and integrity; cultivate respect for ourselves and others routinely, publicly and privately

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

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

Desired Qualifications*

  • Experience as a Registered Nurse in a non-obstetric operating room or PACU setting
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree highly desired
  • Certification in obstetrics specialty or electronic fetal monitoring.
  • Certification in peri-operative nursing (e.g. CNOR) or peri-anesthesia nursing (i.e. CPAN)
  • ACLS or OB ACLS certification.
  • Successful completion of AWHONN Intermediate or Advanced Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring course within the last 5 years


Work Schedule

Hours- 36 hours /week

Shift- 12-hours PM-shifts (7pm-730am) Monday through Friday, rotating weekends and taking on-call per collective bargaining agreement

Location:  Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital – 9 East & 9 West

All new employees will be expected to float to a designated unit(s) in times of low census based on collective bargaining agreement



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.   

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.