REGISTERED NURSE: University Hospital
Company: Michigan Medicine
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: August 3, 2022
The University of Michigan Health System 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.
Michigan Medicine has been named the #1 hospital system in Michigan
and #11 in the nation, based on US World News and Report of top
hospitals for 2020-21!
What Benefits can you Look Forward to?
Nursing at Michigan offers a competitive salary with excellent
Hourly range for Registered Nurses (0-11 months experience)
Hourly range for Registered Nurses (12+ months experience)
Evening Shift Differential- $2.55 per hour
Night Shift Differential- $3.40 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
Our Mission is to advance health to serve Michigan and the
Our Vision: Our discoveries change care; our care changes
Our Core Values:
Caring: I will treat everyone with dignity, kindness, and respect,
promoting the well-being of self and others.
Innovation: I will promote a culture of creativity, flexibility and
curiosity that inspires new ideas and ways of thinking, behaving,
and improving the world.
Inclusion: I will foster an environment where every individual has
a sense of belonging, a voice that is heard, and the opportunity to
achieve and thrive.
Integrity: I will adhere to the highest ethical standards,
demonstrating courage, truth and transparency in my words and
Teamwork: We will work together with a shared purpose rooted in
equity and fairness where diversity is celebrated, respected, and
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.
Complete daily rounds independently and/or with the Acute Pain
Service Team members.
Participate in the identification and treatment management of
patients with complex pain problems.
Knowledge of treatment modalities including PCA, Epidural,
peripheral nerve block, intrathecal, infusions, including
Utilize the nursing process and assessment strategies to determine
patient comfort levels.
Provide expert care of the patient in pain across the continuum of
care in a collaborative manner to promote continuity of care.
Provide direct patient assessments and document plans, and
evaluation of care. Work collaboratively with other health team
members to provide continuity of patient and family care.
Treat inadequate analgesia and complications associated with pain,
utilizing assessments, protocols, and standard orders.
Reevaluate patients' responses and progress with treatment and
Consult and closely work with the Anesthesiologist regarding any
required changes in the pain management modalities.
Provide education to nursing staff throughout the health system, on
pain management therapy. Including active participation in the
Central Nurse Orientation, pain management, epidural/PCA management
Provide support to patients/families through utilization of both
verbal and nonverbal communication techniques appropriate for age
and physical condition.
Recognize potential risk management issues and takes appropriate
Acts as a resource for Primary Service and bedside practitioners'
questions concerning APS. Provide pertinent pain information to
patients/families utilizing various approaches and resources
available within the hospital to meet educational needs.
Serves as a resource for nursing staff, providers, and patients by
sharing skills and knowledge related to pain management and
assessment. Serves as a resource and role model for nursing staff,
providers, and patients by implementing a variety of approaches to
meet pain management needs.
Participate in collection of data to support consults and
initiation of pain therapies.
Participate in continuous quality improvement endeavors by
involvement in teams as appropriate and by supporting changes
recommended through the continuous quality improvement process.
Expectations of the position:
Knowledge of pain physiology
Demonstrated and documented excellent communication and
Nursing Specific Info
Salary & Nursing Framework Level:
This UMPNC RN posting is posted as Nursing Framework LEVEL C.
Actual Nursing Framework LEVEL and salary will be determined at
time of hire.
Nursing Framework levels range from Level A to Level F.
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 hourslweek
If you have questions regarding this posting or would like
assistance with nursing opportunities please contact Nurse
Recruitment at (734) 936-5183..
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of
Three (3) or more years of acute care nursing experience as a
Recent (within the last 2 years) surgical nursing RN experience
with the focus on management of post operative pain
RN experience and expertise with PCA, epidurals, and other pain
Charge nurse experience or equivalent leadership and management
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.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing
Critical Care experience is desirable.
Knowledge of the University of Michigan Health System nursing
policies and practice.
Demonstrated ability to function independently and as a team
Demonstated competence with computer functions, including email and
Demonstrated compassionate care to diverse patients of all
Hours: 32 Hrs/wk
Shift: Day/Eve Rotation, 8hrs, weekends and holidays
Location: UMH - Anesthesiology Department, Acute Pain Service
- All new employees are expected to float during times of low
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
Michigan Medicine seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce
as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of
Michigan and to maintain the excellence of the University. We
welcome applications from anyone who would bring additional
dimensions to the University's research, teaching, and clinical
mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected
veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The Department of
Nursing, like the University of Michigan as a whole, is committed
to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all
persons and will not discriminate against any individual because of
race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability,
religion, height, weight, or veteran status.
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative
U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
COVID-19 vaccinations, including boosters when eligible , are
required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff
across all campuses, including Michigan Medicine. This includes
those working remotely. More information on this new policy is
available on the Campus Blueprint website or the UM-Dearborn and
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