As a member of a multidisciplinary team, the nurse in this role will provide nursing care to patients and families of the Pediatric Neurology Division. The RN supports professional nursing practice across practice settings and across the continuum of care to assess and meet the needs of the patient and family; plans, implements, and evaluates patient care; teaches patients and caregivers; orients colleagues and peers; and provides support to the pediatric neurology medical faculty and other members of the multidisciplinary team. Telephone triage will be the primary function and will include: triage calls from patients, families, clinicians and other healthcare team members. Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with all team members to improve patient outcomes. Active participation in quality improvement initiatives. Candidate must be able to function with minimal supervision and be highly motivated to provide excellent care and patient advocacy. Candidate will be expected to demonstrate excellent critical thinking skills relative to assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation Candidate will be expected to demonstrate their ability to organize and manage multiple interventions simultaneously Candidate will be expected to demonstrate their ability to problem solve in a collaborative manner Candidate will be expected to demonstrate their effective verbal and written communication skills. Candidate will be expected to demonstrate their ability to function competently with the electronic medical record and other technological applications.
*This posting replaces job #174851
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse to practice in the State of Michigan.
Minimum of three years of recent (within the past 5 years) pediatric experience
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.
Demonstrated experience with pediatric neurology population
Ambulatory care experience inclusive of phone triage responsibilities
Demonstrated experience with quality improvement initiatives
Professional nursing certification
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.
Hours: 40 hours per week Days: Day shift; Monday through Friday; 8-hour shifts Location: C.S. Mott Children's Hospital- Pediatric Multispecialty Clinics
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.
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