A total of two (2) part time, Registered Nurses will be hired to fill this job opening.
Hours & shifts are identical for all hires.
(see below for work schedule detail)
Provide expert level of direct nursing care related to vascular access services, includes evaluation, pre/post venous access, device placement and monitoring. Provide Vascular Access care across all age populations. Support and comply with the INS standards of practice and maintain the quality of venous access care. Facilitate communication among members of the health care team; provide consultation and resource for all VAS customers. Active participation on committees within the department.
Current license to practice nursing in the State of Michigan. Three (3) or more years recent RN nursing experience. Must function independently and in a collaborative environment. Ability to assess appropriateness of access device and prioritize for placements. Possess a technical skill level to start peripheral IVs.
REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE CONSTANT STANDING AND WALKING; TRANSPORTING OF EQUIPMENT & ULTRASOUND MACHINES; FREQUENT BENDING AND TWISTING AT PATIENT BEDSIDES.
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.
Certification in infusion nursing.
PICC and Midline insertion qualified and competent within two (2) years.
Prefer IV Therapy Team nursing experience, to include pediatric vascular access experience.
Active participation in professionally related organizations.
Recent experience specializing in advanced intravenous therapy access and skills.
Experience with bedside ultrasound use.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated effective education and leadership skills.
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: 32 hours per week Shift: Evening Shift, 8 hour shifts, 2 out of 4 weekends/month
**Location: Vascular Access Team- Pediatric core
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.
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