Registered Nurse

Michigan, United States
08 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Provide conscious sedation; short-term care and treatment for critically ill patients during intra-hospital transport for diagnostic tests and procedures and during on-unit procedures or emergencies.

The University of Michigan Health is a Magnet recognized hospital. We have recently been named #1 hospital in Michigan and #5 hospital in the nation by US News and World Report for 2018-19!

Nursing Specific Info

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 licensure
  • Minimum of five (5) years RN experience, which includes Adult and Pediatric Critical Care and/or Adult and Pediatric ED. Preference will be given to RN’s with Critical Care Transport experience; to include Aeromedical or MICU.
  • Conscious Sedation RN experience at the bedside, or in a procedural area. Certification is preferred.
  • At least one (1) of the three (3) certifications are required at time of hire; ACLS, PALS or NRP. The remaining two (2) certifications will need to be obtained within six (6) months of hire into SWAT.

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*

  • Ability to demonstrate independent decision making in the care of a wide variety of patients, including but not limited to hemodynamically unstable patients, critically ill pediatric/neonatology patients airway or respiratory compromised patients; wound care including dressing changes, acute trauma and multi system organ failure patients.
  • Demonstrated outstanding interpersonal skills as evidenced by feedback from others/evaluation.Demonstrated effective problem solving skills (i.e. triage abilities, feedback/evaluation).
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, charge nurse role and/or preceptor experience.
  • Demonstrated professional responsibility and accountability.
  • Committee/unit involvement.
  • Specialty Certification (CEN, CCRN).
  • BSN preferred
  • Float experience.

Work Schedule

Hours: 36 hours per week (0.9)Shift: Day/Night rotation, 12 hour shiftsNote: Orientation will include all of SWAT scheduled shifts.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-University of Michigan 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 Medine-University of Michigan 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’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.