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Advanced Practice Professional (Nurse Practitioner) Saline Health Center

Company: Michigan Medicine
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: July 16, 2019

Job Description:

How to ApplyThis is an Advanced Practice Professional (APP) job opening.

Both qualified NP and PA applicants will be considered.

NPs are directed to apply to job # 174867 and PAs are directed to apply to job # 174868

A total of one (1), 1.0 FTE Advanced Practice Professional (either NP or PA) will be hired to fill this job opening.Job SummaryThe Saline Health Center is an Ambulatory Care facility dedicated to providing high quality health care services for adults. We are actively seeking compassionate, enthusiastic, and patient-oriented individuals who will share in the goal of creating the ideal experience for our patients, families and employees.

To be considered for this position, a cover letter is required and should be attached as the first page with your resume.Mission StatementMichigan 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.Responsibilities*Under physician supervision, the APP will be expected to:


  • Provide direct patient care, acute/chronic care management, and care coordination for adult patients in the primary care setting with minimal supervision.
  • Practice the full spectrum for acute and chronic care for adults, womens health, and family planning, up to date recommendations of routine immunizations for adults.
  • Perform detailed history and physical examinations and develop appropriate management plans.
  • Develop problem-based care plans, prepare orders and prescribe medications.
  • Order and interpret diagnostic labs, radiologic studies, ancillary testing.
  • Perform various diagnostic, therapeutic and minor surgical procedures including but not limited to: incision/drainage of abscesses, nevus removal, cryotherapy, aspiration/ injection of superficial cysts or seromas and skin biopsies, IUD removal.
  • Provide typical clinic orthopedic care to patients such as application/removal of casts or splints.
  • Effectively communicate clinical information and follow up plans to patients.
  • Advise and educate patients concerning diet, hygiene, prevention of disease, risk factor reduction, and other dimensions of wellness.
  • Assist in the appropriate referral of patients to internal and external resources, including emergency and specialty care.
  • Provide at least initial evaluation of primary care related mental health concerns and, when appropriate, refer to other health professionals.
  • Respond in a timely manner to nursing concerns/requests.
  • Collaborate with other health care providers/clinicians to coordinate clinical care. Consults with specialists, health care team members, and patients/families to ensure the delivery of high quality efficient health care services.
  • Maintain accurate and timely patient documentation in compliance with Michigan Medicine policies and procedures. This includes telephone care and follow up care.
  • Provide timely and effective communication of patient needs to internal and external care providers.
  • Attend conferences and staff meetings.
  • Complete regular peer review activities.
  • Participate in quality improvement activities.
  • Assure patient safety and satisfaction.
  • Utilize new improvements and/or technologies that relate to job assignments.
  • Work effectively with and serve as a clinical resource for colleagues.
  • Integrates evidence-based clinical guidelines, preventive guidelines, and protocols in their clinical practice.
  • Function as a preceptor for medical students.
  • Manages and is responsible for EMR in-basket with supervision as needed.
  • Participate in department and clinic meetings to continually improve clinic processes.
  • Participate in continuing education/professional development activities including conferences to maintain role competency, increase professional knowledge, and stay current in the care of acute and chronic care needs for a broad patient population.

    NOTE: This position is also posted for PAs in the Physician Assistant job family under number 174868Nursing Specific InfoRequired qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position. 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.Nursing Specific InfoEmployment is contingent upon successful completion of the credentialing and privileging process.Required Qualifications*NP Required Qualifications:

    • Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner specialty certification in the State of Michigan.
    • Current specialty certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner or Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner.
    • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program.
    • Certification as a Nurse Practitioner recognized by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN).

      PA Required Qualifications

      • Satisfactory completion of a Physician Assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or one of its predecessor agencies, CAHEA or CAAHEP.
      • Certification by the National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
      • Current license to practice as a Physician Assistant in the State of Michigan.

        NP/PA Required Qualifications

        • Must have at least 1 year of NP/PA experience within the last 5 years working in an Ambulatory Care Setting.
        • BLS required
        • DEA license required within 30 days of hire.

          NOTE: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the credentialing and privileging process.

          NOTE: 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*


          • Experience in ambulatory care electronic medical record documentation and electronic order entry.
          • Ability to complete history and physical examinations; order appropriate diagnostic studies; synthesize information and make informed clinical decisions; develop appropriate care plans; and be responsive to patient and family preferences.
          • Ability to function independently and as a team member.
          • Demonstrated communication and customer service excellence with patients, family, staff and physicians.
          • The provider must demonstrate a high level of critical thinking and medical knowledge by using current medical information and scientific evidence for patient care.
          • Demonstrated ability to prioritize assignments and manage a busy work environment.
          • Demonstrated ability to collaborate clinical care ideas across multiple patient care services and to communicate assertively as a patient advocate.
          • Demonstrated ability to carrying out professional responsibilities, adherence to ethical principles and sensitivity to diversity.


            Work ScheduleHours/Week: 40 per week

            Shift: Days-(some non-traditional hours and weekends)

            Location: Saline Health CenterUnion AffiliationThis 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 ScreeningMichigan 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.Contact InformationIf you have questions regarding this posting or would like assistance with Advanced Practice Nursing opportunities please contact Nurse and Physician Assistant Recruitment at (734) 936-5183 or e-mail nurserecruit_umhs@med.umich.edu. For a current listing of all open APRN job opportunities at Michigan Medicine, please visit www.UMnursing.org.Application DeadlineJob 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.U-M EEO/AA StatementThe University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Keywords: Michigan Medicine, Detroit , Advanced Practice Professional (Nurse Practitioner) Saline Health Center, Healthcare , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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