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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 # 190472 and PAs are directed to apply to job # 190473

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

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.

Responsibilities*

Responsibilities will include caring for epilepsy and neuro-oncology patients including; rounding on the patients, writing daily progress notes, discharge summaries, entering orders etc.

The NP/PA will communicate with the primary teams throughout the day as needed to share clinical condition changes, new laboratory results, consultant recommendation etc. on the neurology patients. After appropriate training the NP/PA:

  • Will be able to perform interpretation of routine neurologic studies.
  • Assist with data collection and management in the clinical research on the unit under the direction of the physician.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Maintain ACLS certification and competency.
  • Participate in appropriate professional organizations and engage in clinical research as able. 

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-Gerontology Primary Care or Adult-Gerontology Acute 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).  
  • Minimum of one years’ clinical experience with neuro patient population
  • Current DEA registration required

Required Qualifications (PA):

  • 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).
  • Current license to practice as a Physician Assistant in the State of Michigan.
  • Minimum of one years’ clinical experience with neuro patient population
  • State of Michigan Controlled Substance License Required  
  • Current DEA registration required

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*

  • One (1) year, or more, of recent clinical experience working in Neuro ICU or Neuro patient population.
  • 1 or more years NP/PA full time experience with neuro patient population.
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills, organization and problem solving skills.  
  • Ability to prioritize assignments and manage a busy work environment.   
  • Demonstrated clinical leadership and experience with coordinating care and managing complex and multifaceted patients.
  • Demonstrated experience with procedures such as lumbar puncture, etc. will be completed by the NP/PA Initially with the intensivist until the NP/PA has been approved to perform the procedure without supervision.
  • ACLS certified with-in 6 months of hire

Work Schedule

Appointment: 40 hours

Shift/Hours/Days: Variable.

They will be first call for the neurology patients on the in-patient units from 5-8p.m.

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 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

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.