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Cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly related to this position.

This is an Advanced Practice Professional (APP) job opening.
Both qualified NP and PA applicants will be considered.
 
PAs are directed to apply to job # 136772 and NPs are directed to apply to job # 136771
 
A total of one (1), 1.0 FTE Advanced Practice Professional (either NP or PA) will be hired to fill this job opening.

Responsibilities*

Basic Function and Responsibility
 
Under authority of a designated supervising physician, effectively evaluate and manage the care of adult urology patients. See urology patients admitted to hospital units and provide intervention that is problem oriented for their urological conditions.  Clinical areas include Incontinence, Neurourology and Reconstructive Urology, Uro-oncology, Endo-urology, Andrology and General Urology.  Care will be provided in an in-patient setting serving an adult patient population.  
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Update daily patient list.
  • Write orders for imaging and manage coordination of follow up on other studies ordered.
  • Round with the resident team in the early morning and perform individual rounds during the day to keep up with active inpatient issues. 
  • Provide patient education on PCNT flushes, neobladder irrigation, foley management, SPT management, ostomy care and catheter care including intermittent self-catheterization.
  • Prepare patients for timely discharge process. Identify needs of the individual, family, or community as a result of the evaluation of the collected data. Report problems to the chief resident and/or supervising physician.
  • Evaluate acute postoperative patients. Report findings to chief resident and/or supervising physician.
  • Discuss inpatient management with consulting services. Report information to the chief resident and /or supervising MD.
  • Communicate with the urology intern throughout the workday.
  • Update and record changes in health status.
  • Order appropriate diagnostic tests and laboratory tests.
  • Identify appropriate pharmacologic agents.
  • Identify non-pharmacologic interventions.
  • Document care according to University of Michigan Health System standards.
  • Update patient problem summary list including medications, diagnoses, allergies, procedures, past medical history, family history, and social history.
  • Follow up on ordered diagnostic tests and labs.
  • Maintain flexibility while providing efficient and effective support to providers and patients.
  • Assist in minor procedures as directed by attending physician.
  • Participate in post procedure follow-up and write orders for appropriate medical care.
  • Advise patients regarding their urologic condition, wound care, and pre and post operative care.
  • Participate in clinical trials.
  • Other duties as assigned. 
 
Supervision Received
Administrative and functional supervision received from chief resident and/or supervising physician. 
 
Supervision Exercised
None.
 
NOTE: This position is also posted in the Nursing job family under number 136771 for NP applicants. 
 

 

Required Qualifications*

Required Qualifications (NP): 
  • Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse and specialty certification as a NP in the State  of Michigan
  • Current certification to practice as an Adult-Gerontology Primary Care or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Family 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).
Required Qualifications (PA):
  • Current license to practice as a Physician Assistant in the State of Michigan.  
  • Satisfactory completion of a Physician Assistant program accredited by 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).
Required Qualifications for both NP and PA candidates:
  • Experience with surgical patient care.
  • Excellent interpersonal and patient service skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, and as part of a collaborative team.
  • DEA Licenses and BCLS required. 
 
NOTE: 
* Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the credentialing and privileging process.
* Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position.
RESUME REQUIRED (for both internal & external applicants):  
You must attach a complete and accurate resume to be fully considered for this position. 
 

 

Work Schedule

Full Time: 40 hours
Work Hours:  Four 10 hour shifts, M, T, W, F.

 

Additional Information

If you have questions regarding this posting or would like assistance with Physician Assistant opportunities please contact Nurse and Physician Assistant Recruitment at (734) 936-5183 or e-mail UMHS_PArecruit@med.umich.edu.  For a current listing of all open PA job opportunities at UMHS, please visit www.UMHSpa.org

Background Screening

University of Michigan Health System 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.

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Health System 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.

Application Deadline

Job 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 Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.