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This is an Advanced Practice Professional (APP) job opening.
Both qualified NP and PA applicants will be considered.

NPs are directed to apply to job # 138919 and PAs are directed to apply to job # 138920

A total of 1, 1.0 FTE, Advanced Practice Professional (either NP or PA) will be hired to fill this job opening.

Responsibilities*

  • Provide care and direct management to adult patients with benign and malignant hematological disorders with a primary focus on multiple myeloma.
  • Primary workplace in the outpatient ambulatory setting seeing new patient consultations and return visits including: performing history/ physical examination and patient evaluation, admission of patients, patient and family education, counseling and support, collaboration with and referrals to other health care providers, and provision of education to nursing staff, students, and the community. 
  • Collaborative work with physicians in writing orders for chemotherapy and supportive care treatment regimens.
  • Perform procedures such as bone marrow aspiration/biopsy and lumbar puncture for diagnostic and therapeutic reasons.
  • Review laboratory and radiographic tests results and interface with faculty and patients regarding results and plan of care.
  • Participate in clinical and translational research and function as a liaison to the clinical trials office, as needed. 
  • Facilitate transition of care and function as a liaison between the inpatient and outpatient settings and between staff to ensure continuity of care.
  • Collaborate within hematology team in planning, implementing and evaluating programs for increasing knowledge and skills.  
  • Participate in workshops and CME activities pertinent to benign and malignant hematology.  Attendance at programmatic meetings at University of Michigan Cancer Center, and occasionally attend regional or national meetings.

NOTE: This position is also posted in the Nursing job family under #138919 for NPs to apply.

Required Qualifications*

NP: 
  • Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse and specialty certification as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of Michigan.
  • Current specialty certification to practice as an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care or Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner in the State of Michigan is preferred. Family Nurse Practitioner will be considered. 
  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program 
  • Certification as a Nurse Practitioner recognized by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN).   
PA: 
  • Current license to practice as a Physician Assistant in the State of Michigan.
  • Satisfactory completion of a physician assistant program accredited by ARC-PA or one of its predecessor agencies. 
  • Certification by the National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
NP/PA
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills as measured by references and interviews. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

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

NOTE: 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.

Desired Qualifications*

NP/PA:
  • One or more years of PA/NP clinical experience.
  • Experience in hematology and in particular sickle cell disease. 
  • Progressive expertise in the management of patients at the Advanced Practice level.
  • Commitment to clinical and translational research.
  • The ability to function independently.
  • Demonstrated leadership in work setting and other professional activities.
  • Experience in the University of Michigan Health System.

Work Schedule

Hours:  40 hrs a week
Shift:  Day Shift
Location:  Comprehensive Cancer Center , Team 1,  Hematology Program

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 Michigan Medicine, please visit www.UMHSpa.org

Background Screening

Michigan 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.

Mission Statement

Michigan 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.

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.