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Job Summary

The Interventional Radiology Advanced Practice Team (APT) exercises autonomy in medical decision making, managing patients with complex, acute, critical and chronic health conditions. The Interventional Radiology team provides care for patients across the age continuum: from premature infants to geriatric adults.  Care is provided to patients undergoing Neuro-Interventional, as well as Vascular/Visceral procedures in C&W, UH and CVC, as well as in adult and pediatric clinic settings.  APT Providers in these roles function highly independently within their delegated assignments as part of a large multidisciplinary team.  Team members are responsible for synthesizing information and making informed clinical decisions, developing appropriate care plans, communicating the plan of care with patients and family members and responding to patient, family and caregiver needs.  

The successful candidate must adhere to a high standard of personal and professional conduct; possess excellent customer service, interpersonal, and communication skills; and demonstrated ability to interact with diverse populations (adult and pediatric).  Team members must be able to work effectively with a multidisciplinary team, handling multiple responsibilities in a fast paced environment and must demonstrate problem solving skills, proficient computer and keyboarding skills, and excellent attendance.

Responsibilities*

The Interventional Radiology Advanced Practice Team (APT) exercises autonomy in medical decision making, managing patients with complex, acute, critical and chronic health conditions. The Interventional Radiology team provides care for patients across the age continuum: from premature infants to geriatric adults.  Care is provided to patients undergoing Neuro-Interventional, as well as Vascular/Visceral procedures in C&W, UH and CVC, as well as in adult and pediatric clinic settings.  APT Providers in these roles function highly independently within their delegated assignments as part of a large multidisciplinary team.  Team members are responsible for synthesizing information and making informed clinical decisions, developing appropriate care plans, communicating the plan of care with patients and family members and responding to patient, family and caregiver needs.  

The successful candidate must adhere to a high standard of personal and professional conduct; possess excellent customer service, interpersonal, and communication skills; and demonstrated ability to interact with diverse populations (adult and pediatric).  Team members must be able to work effectively with a multidisciplinary team, handling multiple responsibilities in a fast paced environment and must demonstrate problem solving skills, proficient computer and keyboarding skills, and excellent attendance.

Responsibilities:
Primary responsibilities for team members include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate activities for Interventional Radiology patients, including evaluation and management of patient consults and case requests, outpatient referrals for clinic or procedure and/or coordination and management of hospitalized patients pre/post procedure.
  • Serve as a point of contact for patients, families and referring providers; prioritize, problem-solve and provide continuity of care.  
  • Provide case evaluation for referring services, patients and families, including screening for appropriateness of procedure.
  • Provide information to referring services, patients, and families, regarding referrals and clinic visits, as well as plan of care and procedure information.
  • Prioritize and problem-solve during coordination of add-on cases; pre-procedure case review and order entry.  
  • Perform a focused history and physical examination on patients prior to procedures as needed.  Patient evaluation and consent prior to Interventional Radiology procedures.  
  • Serve as consultant to nursing personnel and other health care professionals caring for Interventional Radiology patients.  
  • Make rounds, enter progress notes and discharge patients as needed.   
  • Manage Interventional Radiology outpatient clinic patients independently, with minimal MD supervision, exercising independent judgment in the assessment, diagnosis and initiation of certain delegated medical processes and treatment for Interventional Radiology patients in the clinic, prep/recovery units, ED and inpatient units.
  • Triage or answer questions regarding post-procedure complications from patients, family and caregivers.
  • Communicate plan of care to referring physicians. 

All members of the IR Advanced Practice Team:

  • Work closely with radiology residents and fellows as they learn Interventional Radiology procedures.
  • May function as preceptor for PA/NP professionals.
  • Assist with clinical research if applicable.  
  • Continuous attention to detail is required.  
  • Provide clinical leadership in practice; participate in conference and staff development.
  • Participate in quality improvement and research projects. 

Nursing Specific Info

Required 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.

Required Qualifications*

Required Qualifications* 

  • Current licensure to practice nursing in the State of Michigan. 
  • Graduate of an accredited Family Nurse Practitioner program 
  • Current specialty certification to practice as a Family Nurse Practitioner in the State of Michigan.
  • Certification as a Nurse Practitioner recognized by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN). 
  • Current DEA license and Controlled Substance License is necessary
  • ACLS certification is required or must be acquired within 6 months of hire.
  • The successful candidate must adhere to a high standard of personal and professional conduct; demonstrated excellent customer service, interpersonal, and communication skills and demonstrated ability to interact with a diverse population.  
  • The successful candidate must have demonstrated ability to work effectively with a multidisciplinary team, handling multiple responsibilities in a fast paced environment.
  • The successful candidate must demonstrate problem solving skills, excellent attendance, and proficient computer and keyboarding skills.  


NOTE: Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of the credentialing and privileging process.

RESUME and COVER LETTER REQUIRED (for both internal & external applicants):  
You must attach a cover letter, with a complete and accurate resume to be fully considered for this position.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Two or more years of NP/PA experience caring for adult and pediatric patients.
  • Neurosurgery or neurology experience
  • Pediatric experience
  • Two or more years of RN experience in ER or ICU setting or Radiology

 

    Work Schedule

    Hours:    40 hours/week 

    Shift: Day shift; Monday-Friday ; flexibility required.  Must provide cross coverage across unit assignments as required to meet patient care needs. 

    Location: University of Michigan Hospital: C&W, CVC, UH – Interventional Radiology 

     

    Work Locations

    Interventional Radiology
    B1 D332
    University of Michigan Health Center
    1500 E. Medical Center Drive
    Ann Arbor, MI  48109

     

    Union Affiliation

    This 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 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.

    Contact Information

    If 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.eduFor a current listing of all open APRN job opportunities at Michigan Medicine, please visit www.UMnursing.org.

    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.