Michigan, United States
06 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

How to Apply

This is a "multiple-fill" job opening:

A total of three (3) Staff Nurse Temp Registered Nurses will be hired to fill this job opening.

Job Summary

This job opening is for a Temporary Float RN position within the Central Staffing Resource Department (CSR) and services Brighton Center for Specialty Care - OR.  

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


Scrub and circulate multi-specialty surgical cases in a fast-paced outpatient setting. Nursing responsibilities are assigned under the clinical supervision of a nursing supervisor. Coordinate and provide multi-specialty surgical population. Transfer patients as needed and prepare rooms between cases. Participate in on-going QA activities, new employee orientation, student education, collaborate with BCSC OR and PACU team for patient care, participate in problem solving efforts for the department. The ideal candidate will role model professional nursing and foster good team moral. 

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 the last year) 
  • Current demonstrated advanced experience in at least two (2) of the listed specialties: 
  • Orthopedics (adult and peds), Opthy, Urology (adult and peds), Otolaryngology (adult and peds), Plastic Surgery (adult and peds), General Surgery and Gynecology. 
  • Ability to meet functional job requirements.
  • Ability to work with both pediatric and adult patients

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

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

Desired Qualifications*

  • CNOR Certification 
  • BSN preferred
  • Previous Ambulatory surgery experience. 
  • Previous Charge Nurse Experience
  • Strong experience in one or more of the following: Orthopedic, urologic, general surgery, Oto/ENT or gynecologic experience. 
  • Self-motivated individual with excellent organizational skills 
  • Experience as a float RN
  • Experience floating to multiple units
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrates ability to handle stress with ability to work as a team member
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills

Work Schedule

Hours/Week: Commitment is 24 hours per 4 week scheduling block
Shift/Days:   Day shifts are available; Hours: As needed by unit
Location: Brighton Center for Specialty Care - Operating Room

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

TEMPORARY FLOAT NURSE GUIDELINES1). All CSR employees are required to attend an annual educational Blitz to complete required UM mandatories and compentencies (BCLS every 2 yrs, Cardiac Arrest and maintain all other applicable certifications).2). Temporary Float Nurses are expected to work all shifts requested unless no work is available. It is the intention that all Temps will float to all units within the cluster speciality. 3). A Temporary Nurse should work 24 hours per 4 week schedule block. You may request four (4), eight (8), or twelve (12) hours shifts in advance. 4.) Temporary Nurses in the CSR Clusters are NOT required to work weekends or holidays.5). Temporary Nurses will participate in a newly designed, streamlined, onboarding/orientation program. However, the progression of orientation will be dependent upon clinical competency, staffing needs of the individual units, and the number of hours worked by the Temporary RN.

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.

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.

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.