GRADUATE NURSE OPPORTUNITIES
BE A PART OF THE MICHIGAN DIFFERENCE TOGETHER WE ARE STRONGER
One of the most exciting and crucial times in your nursing career is as a Graduate/Student Nurse. And there is no better place to work, learn and grow within your chosen area of specialty than here with us at University of Michigan Health – Michigan Medicine.
RN/GN positions: Open year round
Positions are posted each week on Mondays for many adult and pediatric inpatient floors. All provide a new graduate nurse orientation. No RN experience required.
Graduate Nurse Internships: Open for select units at select times of year
Four (4) to six (6) month internship programs which prepare Graduate Nurses for a Registered Nurse position on select units. Orientation includes a combination of classroom and precepted clinical experience. Shift assignment will occur after successful completion of internship.
Units offering GN Internships: Positions posted at select times per year
- University Hospital – Emergency Department Click here to apply
- Mott Children’s Hospital Emergency Department
– 232018 (June start) Click here to apply
– 232020 (July start) Click here to apply
- Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Click here to apply
- Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Click here to apply
- 11 West/12 West Pediatric General Care Unit
- University Hospital – PACU
- Cardiovascular Center – Operating Room
- Mott Childrens Hospital – 10W, Pediatric Cardio-Thoracic Unit GN Internship
- University Hospital – Operating Room
- Cardiovascular Center – CVC 4 (CVICU)
- University Hospital – 6D Medical ICU (CCMU)
Tips to apply for GN positions
- Begin to apply at least 2 months prior to graduation
- Continue to apply to every position you have interest in until you interview and accept a position
- We encourage you to revisit www.UMNursing.org weekly, as new nursing positions are posted each week
- Most positions are posted for 5 day minimum starting on Mondays and come down off the job board at midnight on Fridays
Nurse Residency: Transition to practice
To promote patient safety and nurse engagement by supporting nurses during the critical transition into their new role and/or practice setting.
Eligibility and Timeline (6 – 12 months programs for ALL nurses)
All nurses new to their role and/or practice setting will participate in the TTP programs. No action is required on your part to join the program. You will be automatically enrolled, whatever position you select.
- Monthly professional development sessions
- Opportunities for networking and developing relationships with peers and nurse leaders
- Transition support from nursing and organizational leaders
- Optimize patient safety and outcomes
- Improve and support nurses’ knowledge, skills, and abilities
- Facilitate transition and socialization into their new role and environment
- Increase nurse satisfaction/engagement
- Improve retention rates (decrease first-year exit rate)