REGISTERED NURSE/FLIGHT NURSE SPECIALIST (University Hospital, Surviva
Company: Michigan Medicine
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: March 27, 2020
How to Apply This is a "multiple-fill" job opening:
A total of two (2) (1.0 FTE), Registered Nurses will be hired to
fill this job opening.
Hours & shifts are identical for both hires.
(see below for work schedule detail)
Job Summary To provide treatment, transport and stabilization of
chronically or acutely ill and/or injured patients across the
lifespan to regional referral or trauma centers. The Flight Nurse
collaborates with other health team members and associated resource
persons to problem solve and provide continuity in patient care to
maximize patient outcomes. It is therfore vital that Survival
Flight nurses are committed to safe operations, premier customer
service, expert clinical practice and leadership in education, and
that the pre-requistites for entry are as equally robust as
outlined in this job description.
Mission Statement 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
Why Join Michigan Medicine? 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
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
Responsibilities* CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Autonomously evaluate critically ill or injured patients of all age
groups (neonatal through adult), and formulate an appropriate and
reasonable management plan.
Provide appropriate critical intervention, and efficiently prepare
the patient for transport (via ground, helicopter, or airplane)
from hospitals or accident scenes.
Provide patient care within the clinical and operational guidelines
established by Survival Flight and Michigan Medicine.
Fluidly evaluate changes in the status of patients and demonstrate
a proactive approach to solving patient and family problems.
Maintain and process complete and accurate records.
Participate in unit quality assurance programs, perform data
collection and participate in research activities.
Communicate effectively with outside institutions/agencies,
including hospitals, EMS, police and fire departments.
Maintain contact with patients, families, referring facility staff
and public safety personnel during and after contact to provide
continuous loop closure and information sharing.
Participate in outreach education within, and outside of the
confines of Michigan Medicine.
Maintain clinical competence across all aspects of the Survival
Flight scope of practice. This includes, but is not limited to
cardiac assist devices, advanced ventilator management, including
the implementation of inhaled nitric oxide (iNO), extracorporeal
(ECMO) support, obstetric emergencies, trauma care, advanced airway
management and management of multi-system organ failure.
Perform all physical requirements of job in confined spaces and
under adverse environmental conditions.
Participate in recurrent education sessions, case review, surgical
skills labs, unit competencies and maintenance of educational
requirements for all licensures and certifications.
Complete transport missions initiated within the timeframe of his /
her shift, understanding that completion of these missions might
require working beyond normal work hours.
Obtain and maintain a passport for International transports.
Demonstrate knowledge of, and adhere to safety procedures set forth
by Survival Flight, Metro Aviation and the FAA including annual
aviation safety and Air Medical Resource (AMRM) attendance.
Actively participate in one or more departmental committees.
Represent Survival Flight as a customer service ambassador for
Maintain a professional demeanor at all times.
Supervision is received from the Manager of Critical Care
Transport, and the Clinical Nurse Supervisor. Clinical supervision
is provided by Survival Flight Medical Directors. Off-site clinical
supervision is provided by an attending critical care or emergency
physician (or designee) in conjunction with the referring
EXPECTATIONS OF THE POSITION:
Ability to demonstrate critical thinking skills and autonomous
practice in the setting of hemodynamically unstable patients,
critically ill pediatric patients, patients with airway or
respiratory compromise, acute trauma and / or multi system organ
Demonstrated unit and clinical leadership abilities including
charge nurse, rapid response team member, committee leadership with
evidence of project development, and/or preceptor / field training
officer (FTO) experience.
Becomes expert and resource for use of standard unit technology,
advanced technology, developer of patient education materials, or
hospital/unit policy content author and expert.
Demonstrated problem solving skills and independent decision making
while working with patients, families and various members of the
healthcare team (physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists,
perfusionists, etc.) within and outside of the candidate s normal
work environment. This includes focused analysis of problems and
solutions in order to meet outcomes and accommodation of unplanned
Identified as role model in their unit as someone who establishes
and promotes group norms which promote valuing of all health care
team members, recognizes strengths in others and builds upon them,
and leads the way for innovations/improvements in practice.
Nursing Specific Info Salary & Nursing Framework Level:
This UMPNC RN posting is posted as Nursing Framework, Role Specific
Actual Nursing Framework LEVEL and salary will be determined at
time of hire.
Nursing Framework Role Specific Advancement Model levels are Flight
Nurse Specialist; Competent NE, Expert NE, and Mastery NE.
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) ###-####.
Required Qualifications* Current licensure to practice Nursing (RN)
and EMS (at the Paramedic level) in the State of Michigan.
Minimum of five (5) years current (within the last 5 years) RN
nursing experience to include (but not limited to):
- MINIMUM of ONE (1) year in each of the following patient care
areas: Emergency Department RN experience in at least a Level II
Trauma Center, Pediatric Emergency OR- Pediatric Intensive Care
- MINIMUM of TWO (2) years RN experience in an Adult Intensive
Care (ICU). At a minimum, one (1) year of ICU experience must be in
the Medical, Cardiothoracic Surgical or General Surgical Intensive
Care environment. Current Critical Care Certification (CCRN). This
may be in either Adult OR- Pediatric Critical Care.
Current BLS, ACLS and PALS certification.
Successful completion of the pre-hire process with a minimum of 80%
score on the basic clinical competency exam, with a minimum average
score of 4/5 on the oral interview, and successful demonstration of
key identifiers in HPS performance with a minimum score of 80%.
RESUME REQUIRED (for both internal & external applicants):
You must attach a complete and accurate resume to be fully
considered for this position.
Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be
interviewed and considered for the position.
Desired Qualifications* Clinical experience as a Paramedic.
Experience working with children in either a regional referral
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) or an Emergency Department
specializing in the care of sick and injured children.
CCRN and CFRN certification (both will be required within 2 years
of hire into Survival Flight).
Clinical experience with ECMO, cardiac assists devices, and
advanced ventilation techniques.
Critical Care transport experience (ground or air).
Advanced Trauma / Burn Provider training courses completed (ATCN,
ATLS, TPATC, ABLS)
Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) certification..... click apply for
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