STAFF NURSE TEMP- East Ann Arbor Surgery Center Operating Room

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This job opening is for a Temporary Float RN position within the Central Staffing Resource Department (CSR) and services East Ann Arbor Surgery Center Operating Room

Wage: $55.00/hr. base rate
Evening Shift Differential is $5.00 per hour
Night Shift Differential is $ 3.00 per hour
Weekend Differential is $5.00 per hour

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.


Scrub and circulate multi-specialty surgical cases in a fast-paced outpatient setting. Nursing responsibilities are assigned under the clinical supervision of a nurse manager. Direct pre, intra, and postoperative patient care of a multi-specialty surgical population. Transfer patients as needed and prepare rooms between cases. Participate in on-going QA activities.


Nursing Specific Info

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

* 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.

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 Licensure to practice nursing in the State of Michigan 
  • 2 years recent Operating Room experience (within 2 years). Current Ortho experience required.  
  • Current AHA BLS Certification. Candidate will need to be able to provide proof of certification upon offer
  • Previous experience, scrubbing and circulating, Orthopedic Sports cases (Knee, Shoulder, Hip, Arthroscopy, Open Orthopedic cases, hand, foot and ankle and advanced ear/ENT procedures.)
  • Hands on experience with Orthopedic implants, allographs, anchors, plates and screws 
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills with ability to work as a team member
  • Demonstrated professional interactions with peers and surgical colleagues
  • Ability to meet functional job requirements.

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

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

Desired Qualifications*

  • Previous Ambulatory surgery experience. 
  • Previous Charge Nurse Experience
  • Ortho/sports circulating and scrubbing with in the past two years
  • ENT or Vascular experience in addition to ortho experience
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and /or maintain specialty service information 
  • Self-motivated individual with excellent organizational skills 
  • CNOR Certification 
  • ACLS certified
  • BSN preferred
  • Demonstrated flexibility.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with an interdisciplinary health care team.
  • Demonstrated positive verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated positive attitude
  • Demonstrated team player skills
  • Demonstrated accountability and dependability.
  • 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.
  • Ability to work in a team atmosphere utilizing effective delegation skills.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrates accountability/dependability as evidenced by completion of mandatories and unit based competencies within an established time frame.
  • Experience floating to multiple units
  • Knowledge of the University of Michigan Hospital nursing policies and practice.
  • Demonstrates participation in continuous quality improvement process with documented results.
  • Experience with family centered care philosophy
  • Takes initiative in seeking professional growth.

Work Schedule

*Commitment is 24 hours per 4 week scheduling block*
Shifts: Day/Evening shifts are available; Hours: As needed by unit
Location: East Ann Arbor Surgery Center 

Expected to float to like units where competent and qualified

Inability to work for (3) months consecutively leads to automatic termination from employment

No guarantee of work at any time.  Shifts can and sometimes will be cancelled.

Additional Information

This temporary position may meet eligibility requirements for health care benefits.

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.

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‚Äôs 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.