A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The qualified candidate will be responsible for assisting with skin surgical procedures for the treatment of skin cancer and other related skin diseases, as well as providing direct patient care for patients in the Cutaneous Surgery/Oncology Unit.
Licensed practical nurse in the Mohs Unit work independently with the physician, for the following procedures: Consultations, Mohs surgery, reconstruction with flaps and grafts, wide local excisions, post-op follow ups. Review surgical procedure, medical history, medications and allergies prior to surgery. Obtaining vital signs and entering all data into MI Chart. Assisting with procedure, bandaging, and review of post-operative instructions. Administer and document medications as ordered by physician. Telephone triage, pathology follow up from wide local excisions and biopsies. Notifying patient of results and review treatment plan. Coordinate treatment plan as indicated by physician. Assist in training of newly hired MA’s and LPN’s. Provides cross coverage for co-workers. Assist RN’s with daily responsibilities as directed. Participate in monthly staff meeting and other work groups as assigned by supervisor or physician for process improvements. Quality improvement projects as assigned by supervisor. Problem solve issues related to retrieval of medical information. Other duties also include: Attend appropriate continuing education, staff development programs.
Expectations of Position
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, ability to serve as a positive role model, take initiative and facilitate cooperative relationships.
Ability to take direction from a multiple number of medical clinicians, RN’s and supervisor, as well as work independently and efficiently in a busy environment.
Effective time management skills, consistently, uses available time effectively.
Must have excellent attendance and punctuality.
Graduation from an approved school for practical nursing.
Current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Michigan.
Computer literate, working knowledge of Word and Excel.
Minimum of one-year ambulatory care clinic experience.
Hours: 40 hours per week, would be variable from 7:30 -4:30/ 8:00- 4:30 Day Shift: Monday-Friday, with the possibility of Saturday clinics in the future.
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.
If you have questions regarding this posting or would like assistance with nursing opportunities please contact Nurse Recruitment at (734) 936-5183.
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Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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