Provides comprehensive nursing care to pediatric and adult patients during Interventional Radiology procedures, including Vascular, Neuro and other specialties. Prioritizes and provides appropriate patient care in an organized, efficient, professional and timely manner. Identifies emergency situations, initiates nursing actions and sets priorities for care. Assists Radiologist(s), Fellow(s), Resident(s), Advanced Practice Providers(APP’s) and technical staff in performing diagnostic and interventional procedures.
Provides moderate sedation/analgesia to patients undergoing Interventional Radiological procedures per UMHS policies, guidelines, protocols and competencies. This includes assessment, monitoring, administering of medications, documentation, and other interventions to ensure a safe, therapeutic experience for the patient(s). Other key responsibilities include: POC (Point of Care) testing, administering anticoagulant/ hemolytic therapies, keen assessment skills, working with minimal supervision, ability to multitask, and use professional judgement in decision making.
Fosters a culture of patient and family centered care by creating a positive and caring experience with every interaction. Recognizes internal and external customers and continually looks for ways to improve service and therapeutic communications for all internal and external customers.
This position routinely involves: * Constant standing, walking, transporting of equipment, * Patient lifting, positioning, pushing, twisting, and/or transferring of patients. * Remaining in a stationary position and/or moving for extended periods of time * Wearing a lead apron (approx. 20-25 lbs) for several hours at a time * Inspection & monitoring of patients from at least 20 feet in low light environment *Providing patient care in low light/dark rooms during radiographic procedures *Pushing stretchers with patients *Management of blood product transfusions, including associated paper documentation. *Using computerized data entry and medical record systems
Current license to practice nursing in the State of Michigan
Two (2) or more years of recent (within the past five (5) years) RN experience in providing care to complex Adult and/ or Pediatric patients in an ICU, ED, Interventional Radiology, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, EP (Electrophysiology) Lab or other medical procedures unit environment.
Experience in sedation and/ or pain management and/or anxiety management, anticoagulant administration, POC (point of care) testing.
Demonstrated effective communication and problem solving skills, ability to work collaboratively with others, excellent interpersonal and delegation skills. Flexible, critical thinking skills, ability to multi-task is essential.
ACLS and PALS certification is required (or within six (6) months of date of hire) or MUST be completed prior to end of probationary period
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
Experience in administering moderate sedation and hemolytic therapy is strongly preferred
Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan medicine is comprised of over 26,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world's most distinguished academic health systems. In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.
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
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
Hours: 36 hrs/wk, Shift: Day shift ; 12 hour shifts, 7am-7:30pm with every 3rd weekend obligation **On call is required after orientation is completed on week nights, weekends, and holidays.
Location: Interventional Radiology
Interventional Radiology procedures are performed in 4 locations. Neuro Interventional, Visceral, Pediatrics (located in the Children’s & Women’s OR), and Vascular (located in the CVC OR). Procedures may also be performed in other areas including CT, patient care units, and other procedure areas. Interventional Radiology nursing also supports Vascular Surgery and Neurosurgery performing catheter based diagnostics and interventions.
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: 184486
About University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.