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Job Summary

This position is for a Nurse Practitioner (NP) for the Headache and Neuropathic Pain Clinic.  
This clinician will work in collaboration with physicians in the Department of Neurology and the Department of Anesthesiology.


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.


Expectations for this position would include providing direct care to patients in the Headache and Neuropathic Pain Clinic, provide support to the physicians in clinic, handle higher level nursing issues, and contribute to the overall continuity of patients' care.

This clinician would provide clinical leadership in practice, staff development and research.  Participate in student, physician, and staff education and participate in ongoing quality improvement initiatives. 

Candidate would be expected to work with clinical staff for scheduling and triage issues as well as supporting clinic nurses in the provision of patient care as needed with the service.

Nursing Specific Info

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

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 (NP):

  • Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner specialty certification in the State of Michigan.
  • Current specialty certification to practice as an Adult Gero-Primary 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).
  • Current DEA registration 


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

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*

  • (3) Three years of recent experience working as a NP.
  • (1) year NP experience, within the past three (3) years, working with neurosurgery patients, neurology patients, or with patients requiring extensive pain/symptom management. 
  • (1) year, in the past three (3) years, practicing in an ambulatory care setting. 
  • Experience working within Epic systems. 
  • Experience practicing within a model of Independent patient visits.
  • Experience performing clinical assessment, patient triage, and reviewing diagnostic tests.
  • Demonstrated organizational/time management skills. 
  • Demonstrated clinical leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability to direct nursing practice, prioritize, problem solve and delegate effectively and efficiently. 
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain collaborative practice. 
  • Demonstrated ability to direct nursing practice, prioritize, problem solve and delegate effectively. 

Work Schedule

Hours/Week:  40 
Shift/Hours/Days: Monday through Friday, specific shifts/ hours to be determined upon hire 
Location: Headache and Neuropathic Pain Clinic 
Burlington Building 


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. 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 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 For a current listing of all open APRN job opportunities at Michigan Medicine, please visit

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.

Selection Process

Michigan Medicine seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan and to maintain the excellence of the University. We welcome applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The Department of Nursing, like the University of Michigan as a whole, is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons and will not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status.   

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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