LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE: Ambulatory Care Services (East Ann Arbor and Geriatric ACU

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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.

Responsibilities*

  • 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.
  • 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 including prescription refills and durable medical equipment. 
  • To work at the maximum level of license, education and scope of practice.
  • Other duties as assigned which could include but not limited to wound care, suture staple removal, results reporting, blood pressure checks, injections, and specimen collection.

Expectations 

  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills through use of the nursing process, excellent problem-solving skills, and demonstrated ability to set priorities.
  • Demonstrated customer service, interpersonal communication skills, and the ability to build respectful relationships within and between units and individuals.
  • Demonstrated accountability and dependability including a good attendance record with punctuality.
  • Demonstrated adaptability to changing needs and priorities based on unit, department, and institutional goals/objectives.
  • Proficiency with typing and electronic health record documentation.
  • Ability to manage complex clinical issues utilizing protocols, and evidence-based interventions.
  • Willingness to adapt to different populations ie: pediatrics, OB/GYN, adult medicine as patient demands. Orientation and training would be provided for new subspecialties within primary care based on expansion of division

Required Qualifications*

?       Graduation from an accredited School of Practical Nursing

?       Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Michigan

?    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*

  • Ambulatory Clinic LPN experience 

Work Schedule

Hours/Week: 40 hr/week  
Shift/Hours/Days: Day Shift; Mon-Fri, (hours are variable), due to patient needs and volume demands weekends and holidays.
Location: East Ann Arbor Health Center with potential to work in other locations with expansion of division. 
Hours may be variable (nontraditional) based on clinic needs.

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.

Contact Information

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

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.

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.