LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (Ambulatory Care: Briarwood Medical Group)

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Briarwood Medical Group (BMG) is an adult General Medicine Primary Care clinic.  The LPN would work with prescription refills, Durable Medical Equipment (DME) requests, and participate in patient visits including, but not limited to, wound care, injections, suture and staple removal, and blood pressure checks.

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?

The benefit package includes:

? Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
? 2:1 Match on retirement savings and immediate vesting



Basic Function and Responsibility
Participates in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care under the direction of a Registered nurse.

Provides direct and individualized nursing care to internal medicine patients and their family under the direction of a registered nurse.
Provide nursing care according to the established institutional and unit policies
Observe patient status, report and document changes and nursing care given.
Provide information to help determine appropriate nursing care and discharge planning for assigned patients.
Administer and document medications according to established standards.
Initiate appropriate measures in emergency situations.
Instruct patients and families according to a teaching plan established by a Registered Nurse.
Participate in unit staff meetings for problem-solving, planning and improvement of patient care.
Assist in quality assurance activities.
Process patient care orders using the electronic ordering system may be required in certain areas.
To work at the maximum level of license, education and scope of practice.

Perform other related duties assigned.

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.

Required Qualifications*

  • Graduation from an approved school for practical nursing is necessary.
  • Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Michigan is necessary.
  • Successful completion of a pharmacology course in an accredited program is necessary

This position requires extensive standing/ walking as well as lifting, positioning, pushing, and/or transferring of patients.
This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given in this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

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

Work Schedule

Hours: 40 hours per weekDays/ Shift: Hours primarily Monday- Friday, and the shift varies according to the needs of the clinic.
Location: Briarwood Medical Group Building 3

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.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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