Care coordination for patients and families in the Department of Urology.
Extensive knowledge about urology care and chronic care management is a critical skill for this position.
Tele-health nursing to include: triaging calls from patients and families, clinicians, and other healthcare team
Assist in clinic with minor and complex procedures.
May perform uro-dynamic testing.
Preoperative and postoperative teaching, counseling and obtaining informed consent forms for a variety of
Urology surgical procedures.
Formal and informal presentations to peer groups, medical staff, and other interdisciplinary groups required
for this role.
Collaborate with other health team members and associated resource persons to ensure continuity of care
across all care environments. Assist in the development and implementation of competencies, protocols, and
patient education tools to improve patient care.
Participate and assist with ongoing research.
Participation in Adult Urology clinic team meetings to continually improve clinic processes. Candidate must
possess high level critical thinking skills and clinical judgment to care for patients with complex urologic conditions.
Candidate must be able to function with a minimum of supervision and be highly motivated to provide
excellent care and patient advocacy.
As evidenced by interviews, recent performance appraisals, and reference feedback:
Current licensure to practice nursing in the State of Michigan.
Minimum of two (2) years of RN experience (within the past 5 years) performing direct patient care with adult patients in a surgical setting, or operating/procedure room experience.
NOTE: In order to be considered for this position the applicant must have met or will have met all the required qualifications prior to the start date of employment.
RESUME REQUIRED (for both internal & external applicants): You must attach a complete and accurate resume to be fully considered for this position.
Minimum 1-year RN experience (within the past 4 years) ambulatory care nursing experience in an adult surgical setting
Minimum of one (1) year RN experience in telephone triage of patient populations with complex and chronic conditions.
Minimum 2 years RN experience (within the past 4 years) caring for adult urology patient
Demonstrated ability to apply the nursing process by using critical thinking skills in daily practice:
assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation
Demonstrated ability to problem solve using a collaborative approach
Demonstrated ability to plan care across the continuum for surgical patients and their families
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; role requires the ability to plan and develop patient
education tools, protocols, and clinical competencies
Demonstrated ability to direct nursing practice and delegate to clinical support staff
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills and successfully work as a team member.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and multi-task in daily practice
Must be willing to travel to off-site clinics to provide coverage with potential expansion of urology divisions.
Salary & Nursing Framework Level: This UMPNC RN posting is posted under the Role-Specific Advancement Model (RSAM) as: CCC- COMPETENT. Actual RSAM LEVEL and salary will be determined at time of hire. RSAM levels range from CCC-COMPETENT to CCC-EXPERT TO CCC-MASTERY
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.
Hours/Week: 40 hours per week Shift/Hours/Days: Monday - Friday; days and hours variable Location: Taubman Center; may include other off site clinics with expansion of the urology division.
Note: All new employees will be expected to float to a designated unit(s) in times of low census.
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.
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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