Include but not limited to providing direct patient care to Pediatric/adult ambulatory surgical populations: maintaining airway, vital signs, monitoring EKG, pain management. Care is inclusive of entire perioperative experience. This staff member will rotate between the, **Pre-op area, Phase I and Phase II recovery, and preop call areas. Provide patient/family education. Family centered care is provided through collaboration with all members of the health care team in order to meet the specialized care requirements of the specific population. Participate with health team members for problem solving in area management. Candidate must be highly motivated to provide excellent care and patient advocacy. Charge nurse responsibilities are shared by all RNs on the unit as assigned.
Expectations of the position:
Ability to direct nursing practice and apply nursing judgment to a variety of situations.
Demonstrates consistent critical thinking skills and effective verbal and written communication skills. Excellent attendance and time management skills. Demonstrates accountability/dependability as evidenced by completion of mandatories and department based competencies within an established time frame.
Proficient with IV starts
Proficient in Michart (optime)
Ability to care for patients following ASPAN staffing guidelines.
Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a multidisciplinary team with the goal of service excellence and Family Centered care.
Ability to present a positive image of the facility.
Current licensure to practice nursing in the State of Michigan.
Minimum of 2 years of PACU (Phase I required within 1yr)
Pre-Op experience (within the last 1 years).
Current Pediatric Experience required.
ACLS and PALS Certification required
Ability to meet functional job requirements.
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.
Ambulatory Surgery Experience in a fast paced ambulatory environment
Preoperative Call Experience
Charge Nurse Experience
Self-motivated individual with excellent organizational skills
CPAN or CAPA certified
Evidence of continuous professional development activities
Demonstrated recent experience with continuous quality improvement projects
Willingness to serve on unit committees to improve patient outcomes
Experience with airway management.
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 E.
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.
Hours: 40 hours per week Shift: Days; 8 hour shifts (variable start times from 5:45am-10:30am) Location: Livonia Surgery Center
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.
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.
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 165080
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