REGISTERED NURSE (University Hospital-6C, Medicine Unit & Moderate Care)

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How to Apply

This is a "multiple-fill" job opening: 
A total of two (2) (0.9 FTE, 36 hour/wk), Registered Nurses will be hired to fill this job opening.

Hours & shifts are identical for all hires.
(see below for work schedule detail)

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


6C Medicine Unit & Moderate Care

6C is a 32-bed unit that provides 24-hour nursing care to adult patients. 
6C has six (6) step down moderate care beds which includes telemetry and stable vent patients.
It is the home floor for Internal Medicine.
Total patient care is utilized as 6Cs nursing care delivery system.
Within this system, RNs assume the role of Patient Care Coordinator responsible for planning patient care from admission to discharge.
Types of patients treated on 6C include pulmonary patients present with compromise of the cardiopulmonary system.
Many of the patient population on 6C are transferred to this unit from the adjacent Critical Care Medicine Unit.
These patients can often be a challenge to your nursing skills in the areas of assessment and clinical intervention.
Medicine patients are typically admitted with problems such as asthma, Wegners granuloma, COPD, pleural effusion, pulmonary embolus, pneumothorax, pneumonia, sarcoidosis and cystic fibrosis.
Internal medicine patients are admitted with a variety of diseases.
Our patient ages range from adults to the elderly.
Typical patients present with diabetes, renal failure, liver disease, HTN and CHF.

6C offers 8 and 12 hour shifts, a variety of shift rotations, comprehensive orientation, career development and the opportunity to work with a diverse patient population.
If you have a passion for nursing, 6C is where you want to be.

Nursing Responsibilities:

  • Provide safe and effective nursing care as assigned to a varied patient population.
  • Participate as a member of the collaborative health team.
  • Work closely with patients/family members.
  • Coordinate nursing care to patients through utilization of the nursing process.
  • Provide nursing consultation both inter/intra departmentally.
  • Resource nursing staff on unit policies, procedures, practices and patient care equipment.
  • Act as a preceptor and role model to nursing staff.
  • Coordinate and participate in health team activities.
  • Perform within the charge nurse role. Participate on nursing committees.
  • Participation in clinical leadership, i.e., unit policies/procedures, QI.
  • Participates/leads in a specific area of focus.

Nursing Specific Info

Salary & Nursing Framework Level:
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*

  • Current Michigan RN license for all candidates that have passed the NCLEX.

**GN applicants will be considered for this position. The selected Graduate Nurse candidate will have 45 days from date of hire to successfully pass the NCLEX for Michigan RN licensure.

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.

Desired Qualifications*

  • BSN preferred
  • One (1) or more years of experience at the University of Michigan Hospital.
  • Demonstrates accountability/dependability as evidenced by completion of mandatories and unit based competencies within an established time frame.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrates leadership skills as evidenced by preceptor and charge nurse experience.
  • Ability to work in a team atmosphere utilizing effective delegation skills.
  • Knowledge of the University of Michigan Hospital nursing policies and practice.
  • Demonstrates participation in continuous quality improvement process with documented results.
  • Takes initiative in seeking professional growth.
  • Computer skills: proficient in Microsoft Office and Groupwise.

Work Schedule

Hrs/Week: 36 hrs per week
Shift/Hours: Day/Night shift, 8 and 12 hour shifts
Location: University Hospital- 6C,  Medicine Unit & Moderate Care

Note: All new employees will be expected to float to a designated unit(s) in times of low census.

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.