REGISTERED NURSE (Cardiovascular Center) Heart Failure Program – Michigan Medicine – Ann Arbor, MI

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.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan medicine is comprised of over 26,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems. In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

Nursing at Michigan offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits!

Salary range for Registered Nurses

Hourly range for Registered Nurses (0-11 months experience) $33.58/hr

Hourly range for Registered Nurses (12+ months experience) $33.64-$52.08/hr

Evening Shift Differential- $2.55 per hour

Night Shift Differential- $3.40 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


Patient Care

Utilize the nursing process to assess the physical status of identified patients in the clinical setting.

Counsel patients/significant others regarding etiologies, diagnostic testing and management of heart failure.

Provide telephone counseling/triage for patients as indicated. Document per policies.

Interdisciplinary Patient Care

Triage and correct signs and symptoms of heart failure in collaboration of medical treatment plan.

Teach and reinforce understanding of self-care goals established by the Heart Failure management Program through intensive individual education sessions.

Function as a resource to insure continuity of care

Assist daily workload leveling as needed.


Collaborate with others, as needed, to assess and meet educational needs of colleagues.

Plan, design, and coordinate workshops, formal classes, conferences, and/or consultation services as indicated.

Management of the Program

Participates in the development, modification and interpretation of policies and procedures.

Participate in data collection and analysis about patient care and workload, as requested.

Research/Quality Assurance

Initiate and/or participate in data collection and assist in analysis of research project related to patients as indicated.

Professional Development

Attend appropriate continuing education, staff development programs, conferences and grand rounds as indicated.

Nursing Specific Info

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.

Required Qualifications*

Current license to practice nursing in Michigan is necessary. Minimum of three years current experience as a registered nurse in adult cardiology required, with at least 2 years’ experience in step down, ICU or ER. Experience in evaluating and treating end-stage Heart Failure patients with multiple co-morbidities, and knowledge of interventions required to prevent acute exacerbation and hospital admissions. Experience with and knowledge of current medical, interventional, and pharmaceutical treatment modalities of patients with Heart Failure. Experience with the evaluation and treatment of lab abnormalities


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.

Desired Qualifications*

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

At least one year experience working in an ambulatory care setting.

Demonstrates competence in coordinating care and multi-tasking.

Experience in extreme flexibility in daily operations; ability to prioritize and re-prioritize multitude of daily calls

Demonstrates active participation on unit activities including but not limited to Professional Practice Councils, other committee or QI work.

Demonstrates expert knowledge of adult cardiac physiology and demonstrates high level of self-motivation to learn,

Stays current in the rapid changing treatment of cardiac patients, and participates in activities to improve patient care.

Demonstrates ability to apply evidence based medical management, and independently utilize protocols to manage care

Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills, organization and problem solving skills.

Demonstrates high level of critical thinking.

Ability to function independently and as a team member.

Demonstrates ability to positively contribute to a group/clinic work setting.

Presents a professional demeanor

Work Schedule

Hours: 40 hours

Shift: Day shift, Full-time- 8:00am-5:00pm- Ability to travel to off-site clinics when needed.

Location: Cardiovascular Center

Additional Information

We, the staff and faculty of the U-M Cardiovascular Center (CVC) team, are committed to advancing medicine and serving humanity through living and teaching our core values of Respect and Compassion; Collaboration; Innovation; and Commitment to Excellence.

Each CVC employee is expected to understand and demonstrate that in every interaction we represent our entire organization in the care we provide and in the courtesies we extend to patients, families, and each respective team member. The CVC is dedicated to partnering with patients and families to deliver the safest and highest quality of health care. Applicants are expected to review the following PowerPoint presentation which provides an overview of the Cardiovascular Centers philosophy and culture:

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.

U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations, including boosters when eligible , are required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all campuses, including Michigan Medicine. This includes those working remotely. More information on this new policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint websites.

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