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REGISTERED NURSE (University Hospital-Medical Procedures Unit)

University of Michigan

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 to society.

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 benefits!  

Hourly range for Registered Nurses $38.26-$59.35 / hour
? Evening Shift Differential-$3.00 / hour
? Night Shift Differential- $4.00 / hour
? Day Shift Weekend Differential- $2.90 / hour
? Evening Shift Weekend Differential- $5.90 / hour
? Night Shift Weekend Differential- $6.90 / hour
? Charge Nurse Differential- $1.00 / 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


We are actively seeking highly qualified candidates who will provide compassionate care to adult patient populations in the Medical Procedures Units at University Hospital. Candidates should be enthusiastic and patient-oriented individuals who are interested in creating the ideal experience for our patients, families, and employees, reporting directly to a Nursing Supervisor.  Candidates should be able to provide patient care to patients receiving various medical procedures including but not limited to endoscopy procedures.

Candidates will coordinate nursing care between the pre-procedure, intra-procedure, and post-procedure phases, which may include directing other registered nurses, endoscopy technicians and ancillary health care staff. 

Under direction of a Charge Nurse and/or Clinical Supervisor, the candidate may function in the endo tech role tech which includes supporting procedures, preparing readiness of procedure room, assisting with biopsies and other interventions, along with room turnover per infection prevention policy.

Candidates will administer sedation/analgesia under the direction of a physician. 

Candidates may be required to wear lead for extended periods of time. 

Candidates will assess and document hemodynamic status during sedation and post-procedure phases.  Initiates and maintains peripheral intravenous lines. 

Candidate should be able to provide patient and family centered education and discharge teaching on based on learning needs.

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 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.

Required Qualifications*

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) to practice nursing in the state of Michigan.
  • Minimum two (2) years of RN experience (at full time status) within the past five (5) years in any of the following specialties: PACU, ICU, ED, OR/Procedural,  Flight Nurse, or as a Sedation Analgesia Professional.
  • Current ACLS certification.
  • Ability to initiate IV line
  • Ability to stand for an extended period of time

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.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy or procedural nursing experience in an acute care setting.
  • BSN
  • Clinical nursing certification in Gastroenterology
  • Completion of IV Conscious Sedation course
  • Demonstrate excellence in communication skills; verbal and written.
  • Excellent attendance as evidenced by previous work performance evaluations and or attendance record.
  • Demonstrate ability to establish and maintain collaborative multi-disciplinary team relationships; prioritize duties, and multi-task with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate excellence in customer service skills.  Candidate should be able to provide examples during the interview.
  • Proficiency using and documenting in an electronic medical record.
  • Ability to problem-solve independently.
  • Demonstrate accountability to Departmental and Regulatory requirements.

Demonstrate flexibility in accepting changing clinical assignments on short notice.

Work Schedule

Hours/week: 40 hours/week

Shift Days: 10-hour shifts: Variable days and variable hours between 7am-10pm. Day/evening/weekend rotation.

Some evening and weekend on-call required.

Some Holiday on-call required.

Location Medical Procedures Unit, University Hospital 

All new employees will be expected to float to a designated unit(s) in times of low census.

Union Affiliation

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.

Background Screening

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.

Selection Process

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 action employer.

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