Independently and completely performs focused assessment of dialysis patients to provide the most effective patient care. Assess, monitor, report and manage significant changes in a patient's condition/status, including responses to medications and treatments. Provide nursing care to patients including the administration of medications and treatments ordered and assist with interventional procedures. Document patient care, including changes in patient's status. Identify problems presented by patients and families and initiate appropriate interventions. To provide nursing advice and consultation and act as a resource to other health care team members. Individualizes communication based on the assessment of the patients and families. Independently set up, prime, initiate, manage/monitor and terminate specialized renal therapies (including Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy) in multiple clinical settings (ICU, ER, OR, etc). Assist physicians with sterile procedures for acute line placements. Complete on-call as assigned. To maintain clinical expertise within this unique renal failure patient population by seeking out additional learning experiences within specialized renal therapies. Participate in ensuring patient safety. Assist in research studies and quality assurance activities.
Current license to practice in the State of Michigan.
Minimum six months of recent hemodialysis or CRRT experience as evidenced by performance reviews and professional references.
Proficient computer skills, including experience with Microsoft excel.
On call commitment
Excellent, communication and inter-personal skills
Ability to multi-task and work effectively in routine and emergent situations
Ability to push, lift and move heavy equipment multiple times per day. Ability to lift, move and position patients.
Positive, can do attitude, strong team player.
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.
Demonstrated participation in continuous quality improvement process with documented results.
Intensive care unit or emergency department experience within the past five (5) years.
Always strives to be part of the solution by offering constructive, creative ideas.
Salary & Nursing Framework Level: This UMPNC RN posting is posted as Nursing Framework LEVEL C, including B. Actual Nursing Framework LEVEL and salary will be determined at time of hire. Nursing Framework levels range from Level A to Level E.
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.
Appointment: 30 hours per week/ 10 hour shifts Shift/Hours/Days: Afternoon shift, hours are 12:00- 22:30 Requires rotation of on call coverage, weekends and holidays
Nursing at Michigan offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits!
Salary range for Registered Nurses- $63,918.40- $101,108.80
Evening Shift Differential- $2.35 per hour
Night Shift Differential- $3.20 per hour
Weekend Differential- $1.75 per hour
The benefit package includes:
Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
2:1 Match on retirement savings and immediate vesting
Generous Paid Time Off Allowances
Robust Tuition and Certification support programs
Large offering of no cost CEs and professional development for advancement
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.
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.
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.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 171131
About University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
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