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EDUCATIONAL NURSE COORDINATOR (University Hospital-8B Medicine Acute C

Posted on Apr 17, 2019 by Michigan Medicine

Ann Arbor, MI 48113
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Health System 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.


8B is a 32 bed General Medicine Telemetry Unit. The unit's patient population consists of GI Bleed, CHF, pneumonia, DM, various cardiac arrhythmias, and overflow of oncology patients. The patient age range is young adult through geriatric.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

To develop, implement, coordinate and evaluate 8B's new employee orientation program.

To identify 8B ongoing staff educational needs and facilitate in-services as appropriate to the needs of the nursing team.

To design and implement staff development plans. These activities are done in collaboration with the 8B Nursing Leadership Team.

To demonstrate the clinical nursing role through direct patient care, role modeling, and consultation to nursing and other members of the health care team.

The University of Michigan Health is a Magnet recognized hospital. We have recently been named #1 hospital in Michigan and #5 hospital in the nation by US News and World Report for 2018-19!

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!

  • 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 as a RN.

Bachelors degree in Nursing (BSN) or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Five (5) or more years RN experience on a step-down or ICU setting in the past seven (7) years

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*

BSN preferred

ACLS certification preferred

Certified Med/Surg (RN-BC/CMRN) or Progressive Care (PCCN) preferred

Previous teaching experience.

High level of self-motivation and the commitment to improving patient outcomes.

Excellent customer relation skills and a commitment to the principles of Family Centered Care.

Ability to function independently and as part of a team.

Applies current literature/research to problems in practice area.

Able to set goals in self-directed manner.

Documented ability to effectively mentor nurse colleagues.

Knowledge of principles of adult learners.

Documented demonstration of professional behavior, excellent organization, and effective leadership skills to include working with a team.

Knowledge of UMHS policies, procedures, and practices is desired.

Demonstrated ability to facilitate change, direct nursing practice, prioritize, problem solve, evaluate outcomes and delegate as evidenced by previous employment experience.

Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills as evidenced by excellence in verbal and written communication skills among shifts, positive and professional attitude, and ability to provide direct and effective feedback.

Demonstrated excellent clinical patient care skills and problem solving skills.

Work Schedule

Hours/Week: 40 hours
Shift/Hours: Day/Evening shift , with occasional Day Shift fixed business time. *must be flexible to accommodate needs of the unit.
Location: University Hospital-8B Medicine Acute Care/Telemetry Unit.
**This position will be approximately 80% staffing.

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

University of Michigan Health System 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.

Reference: 694509105