The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is a 30 bed monitored ICU located on the 10th floor of the new C.S. Mott Children's Hospital. The unit is multi-acuity ranging from critically ill to short stay observation. Multidisciplinary care is provided for children from newborn to young adult in partnership with Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Vascular Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery, Hematology/Oncology, BMT, Nephrology, Transplant Surgery, and Pediatric Cardiology. State of the art technology including ECMO, Nitric Oxide, High Frequency Ventilation, and CRRT are used in the care of patients in the PICU patients. Family centered care including family presence during physician rounds, nursing report, and parent spending the night with their child is supported and encouraged. PICU participates in the NACHRI collaborative to improve quality of care and outcomes.
The Pediatric ICU nurse cares for children and families that require complex assessments, high intensity therapies and interventions in an environment with multiple machines and variable noise levels. The nurse must be able to cue into the child's nonverbal communication, as well as subtle changes in the patient's status that may require intense, rapid response, and vigilant nursing care to prevent deterioration into life threatening situations.
Current Michigan RN license
18 months of current Pediatric ICU or Pediatric acute care experience.
**This position requires standing/walking/positioning/pulling/lifting of heavy patients and objects for long periods of time.
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 excellence in communication skills, both verbal and written. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with the principles and practice of Patient and Family-Centered Care
Pediatric experience preferred
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What Benefits can you Look Forward to?
Nursing at Michigan offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits!
Salary range for Registered Nurses- $65,840.24 - $104,150.85
Evening Shift Differential- $2.45 per hour
Night Shift Differential- $3.30 per hour
Weekend Differential- $1.75 per hour
Hours per week: 36 hours Shift: Nights, 12 hour shifts, Up to 50% weekend requirement Location: C.S. Mott Children's Hospital-10 East, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
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.
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