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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 # 199097 and PAs are directed to apply to job # 199098

A total of one(1), 1.0 FTE, 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.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  •  Retirement Savings Opportunities

Responsibilities*

To provide health care to patients and families with acute and/or chronic medical concerns at Domino’s Farms Family Medicine and specially in support of the Integrative Family Medicine Program.  his includes adult, pediatric and geriatric patients.

Patient Care

  • Provide Direct Patient Care and management of acute and chronic conditions for Domino’s Farm Family Medicine patients (in person/video/telephone visits) specifically for the Integrative Family Medicine Program. This position will assist the RN staff in triage and coordination of care. 
  • Perform detailed history and physical examinations and develop appropriate management plans that include the development of basic Integrative Medicine treatment plans
  • Develop problem-based care plans, prepare orders and prescribe medications.
  • Order and interpret diagnostic labs, radiologic studies, ancillary testing.
  • Provide care related to mental health concerns and, when appropriate, refer to other health professionals.
  • Assist in the appropriate referral of patients to both internal and external resources, including emergency care.
  • Provide timely and effective communication of patient needs to internal and external care providers. This includes communication to other healthcare providers to ensure safe patient hand offs.  
  • Collaborate with other health care providers/clinicians to coordinate clinical care.
  • Effectively communicate clinical information and follow up plans to patients.
  • Maintain accurate and timely patient documentation in compliance with UMHS policies and procedures.
  • Respond in a timely manner to nursing concerns/requests.
  • Provide and document patient and family education plans
  • Attend staff, care coordination and team meetings.
  • Complete regular peer review activities.
  • Participate in quality improvement activities.
  • Work on continuous improvement in patient safety and satisfaction.
  • Utilize new improvements and/or technologies that relate to job assignments.
  • Work effectively with and serve as a clinical resource for Domino’s Farm Family Medicineand specifically the Integrative Family Medicine Program.?

Program Management 

  • Incorporate research findings into clinical practice and integrate quality assurance into practice improvements
  • Serve on clinical committees as appropriate
  • Participate in the administrative functioning of Domino’s Farm Family Medicine through participation in various committees, work-groups or special projects as directed by the Medical Director.

Education and professional development

  • Participate in the education of health care professionals and students through mentoring, participating in in-services, seminars, and formal presentations
  • Participate in professional activities that contribute to the advancement of the NP/PA profession, such as professional associations and publications
  • Develop one’s own clinical knowledge and skills through continuing education programs, course work and reading professional literature in both general primary care and in the area of Integrative Family Medicine
  • Participate in one’s own performance evaluation and establishment of plans for self-development and learning

Professional standards

  • Abide by the standards of care and standards of practice established by Michigan Medicine
  • Practice within the regulations of the Michigan Public Health Code

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 a 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 required
  • Basic Life Support Certification within 30 days of start date required

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.
  • State of Michigan Controlled Substance License Required  
  • Current DEA registration required
  • Basic Life Support Certification within 30 days of start date 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*

  • At least 1-2 years of recent experience (within the last 5 years) as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in the medical care/management of Family Medicine patients, with extensive knowledge and application of evidence based medicine in an ambulatory care or urgent care setting.
  • Experience with adolescent patients with common ambulatory or urgent care conditions.
  • Previous experience providing a broad spectrum of medical health care including adult medicine, obstetrics and pediatrics in an outpatient setting.
  • Priority given to additional training in Integrative Medicine or other accredited post graduate course work in Integrative or Holistic Medicine
  • Demonstrated partnership and leadership with members of the health care team in current chronic care initiatives as validated by performance evaluations and references.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete history and physical examinations; order appropriate diagnostic studies, synthesize information and make informed clinical decisions; develop appropriate care plans; and be responsive to patient and family preferences.
  • Demonstrated excellent teaching abilities.
  • Experience in working with patients and families with multiple chronic diseases and their self- management.
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively in a multidisciplinary team. 
  • Demonstrated high level of critical thinking.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize assignments and manage a busy work environment.
  • Ability to function independently and as a team member.
  • Demonstrated communication and customer service excellence with patients, family, staff and physicians.
  • The provider must demonstrate a high level of critical thinking and medical knowledge by using current medical information and scientific evidence for patient care.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate clinical care ideas across multiple patient care services and to communicate assertively as a patient advocate.
  • Demonstrated ability to carrying out professional responsibilities, adherence to ethical principles and sensitivity to diversity.
  • Experience as participant in continuous quality improvement.
  • Computer skills including, but not limited to electronic medical record documentation and electronic order entry.
  • EPIC/MiChart experience a plus.

Work Schedule

Hours/Week: 40 per week Monday-Friday with 2 evening shifts per month and 1-2 Saturday per month.
Shift: Day shift
Location: Domino’s Farm Family Medicine

 

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

Union Affiliation

This position is included in the bargaining unit represented by the United Physician Assistants of Michigan Medicine, which represents bargaining unit members in 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.

 

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.

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. Michigan Medicine, 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.