Registered Nurse - 5 South: Med Surg Unit - Post Surgical/Ortho - Contingent - Varied

246716 Requisition #

Provides leadership in the coordination and delivery of quality compassionate patient care. Utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation, to provide, delegate, supervise and document care and teaching of patients and family. Effectively communicates pertinent patient/family information to health care team. Participates in finding solutions for variances from patient goals and ensures implementation of solutions 


Contingent Option 1: 

  • Unit-based contingent that reports directly to the Unit Manager/Unit Director 
  • Required Hours: 36 hours per 6-week schedule
  • Holiday: 1 summer / 1 winter
  • Weekend: 12 hours per 6-week schedule
  • Hard to Fill Days: 1 annually
  • Shift of greatest need


  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing 
  • Enrollment in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program within 3 years of hire 
  • Completion of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) within 5 years of hire 
  • Previous 1-2 years recent related clinical nursing experience and a demonstrated level of performance and practice required 


  • Current Licensure by the Michigan State Board of Nursing

    Additional Details

This posting represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described above.


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