EDUCATIONAL NURSE COORDINATOR (University Hospital, 4A Neurology and N

Posted on Apr 17, 2019 by Michigan Medicine

Ann Arbor, MI 48113
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
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.
Responsibilities* 4A Neurology/Neurosurgery:
This 32 bed unit provides care to patients on the Neurology, Neurosurgery and includes an Epilepsy Monitoring Unit as well and a 6-bed stroke unit with cardiac monitoring.
The unit provides care for the following diagnoses: brain and spinal cord tumors, epilepsy, stroke, cerebral aneurysm, neuropathy, Myasthenia Gravis, head and spinal cord trauma.
This role will provide expert nursing care to the patients on 4A/4AS. Will be expected to flex schedule to meet the needs of staff who work day, evening, and weekend shifts. Position requires some staffing responsibilities on these shifts. Provide clinical expertise in a consultative role to nursing staff. Assess, design, and conduct in-service presentations and competencies for nursing staff regarding clinical nursing care and the learning needs of the neuro patient population. Investigate, design, evaluate, and modify as necessary nursing care programs in collaboration with the Clinical Nurse Specialist and Clinical Nursing Director. Assist in maintaining orientation, education, and competency records. Perform unit audits related to quality improvement initiatives. Actively participate in the orientation program for 4A/4AS, including scheduling, preceptor development and training, and precepting nurses and assistive personnel. Coordination of orientation schedules for hired staff, visitors, etc. Membership and participation on nursing and hospital wide committees. Participate in the development and implementation of unit quality improvement programs and activities in collaboration with the 4A leadership team. Provide leadership and mentoring for the staff. Provide input on performance plan as requested by the Clinical Nursing Director and members of the 4A-leadership team.
The University of Michigan Health is a Magnet recognized hospital. We were also recently names #1 hospital in Michigan and #5 in the nation by US News and World Report!

Nursing Specific Info Salary & Nursing Framework Level:
This UMPNC RN posting is posted under the Role-Specific Advancement Model (RSAM) as:
Actual RSAM LEVEL and salary will be determined at time of hire.

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 .
Nursing Specific Info Nursing at Michigan offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits!
Salary range for Registered Nurses- $63,918.40- $101,108.80
  • Evening Shift Differential- $2.35 per hour
  • Night Shift Differential- $3.20 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
Required Qualifications*
  • Current licensure to practice nursing in the State of Michigan.
  • BSN or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Five (5) or more years nursing experience, as a Registered Nurse is necessary. Four of the five years must be current and directly related to the care of neuro patient.
  • Unit and committee involvement with evidence of increasing responsibilities in the following roles: two (2) or more years in the Charge Nurse Role, two (2) or more years of teaching skills including two (2) years preceptor experience.
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.
Desired Qualifications*
  • Excellent charge nurse skills as demonstrated by strong organization, which includes proficient use of Outlook email system and Microsoft Word and Power point.
  • Demonstrated evidence of teaching experience with adult med-surg, ICU or neuro patient population within the last year.
  • Demonstrated evidence of participation in continuous quality improvement by involvement in teams and by supporting changes recommended through the continuous quality improvement process.
  • Excellent teaching skills as evident by current employment experience and evaluations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as evidenced by previous evaluations.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to direct nursing practice, delegate, evaluate outcomes, prioritize problems solving and successfully resolve conflicts as demonstrated by employment experience and evaluations.
  • Ability to provide leadership in a health care setting as demonstrated by current employment and evaluations.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in documentation as indicated by current employment.
  • Excellent leadership skills in facilitating group dynamic and team development as indicated by current employment and evaluations.
  • Ability to establish a strong, positive working relationship with the nursing and assistive staff
  • High level of self-motivation and commitment to improving patient outcomes.
  • Possess working knowledge of University Hospital nursing policy and practice.
  • Proficient in adult learning principles.
Work Schedule Work Schedule
Hours/Week: 40 hours
Shift/Hours/Days: Days, with availability for all shifts
Location: University Hospital-4A, Neurology and Neurosurgery

Note: 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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