Nurses at the University of Michigan Health System are integral members of a world-class health care team, providing cutting-edge, patient-centered care in a premier academic medical center environment.

With many unique clinical specialty areas to choose from, and nearly limitless opportunities to positively impact peoples’ lives, UMHS offers plenty of ways to grow and advance your nursing career.

Our diverse and talented community of nurses is dedicated to exceptional patient care, puts patients and families first and is respectful of the contributions of all team members.

The entire Nurse Recruitment and Retention team is here to support your personal and professional development.

Nursing at Michigan – Strategic Plan

OUR MISSION: We advance health to serve Michigan and the World.
UMHS Priorities:

  • Belonging and Inclusion
  • Access
  • Safety and Quality
  • Experience
  • Strategic Growth and Investment

Nursing Priorities:

  • We will develop a Nursing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion strategic plan that aligns with segment and system DEI work
  • We will outperform the national benchmarks for RN Satisfaction benchmarks in at least 4 out of 7 domains
  • We will focus on the wellbeing and health of our staff.
  • We will leverage technology to enhance care delivery across the continuum
  • We will outperform the national benchmarks for nurse sensitive quality indicators, with focus on Falls and Pressure Injuries
  • Our patient satisfaction scores will outperform the national benchmarks for the question: Nurse kept you informed?
  • We will provide responsible stewardship of our financial resources.

Nursing Tactics:

  • Employee Wellbeing and Resilience
  • High Reliability Organization (HRO) Principles
  • Highly Engaged Employees
  • Employee Communication
  • Patient Communication
  • Staff Safety
  • Leadership Development
  • School of Nursing Partnerships
  • Innovation
  • Professional Practice
  • Care Coordination and Transitions of Care
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • We will provide responsible stewardship of our financial resources.