Michigan Medicine, regionally and nationally known for its commitment to providing high quality, family-centered patient care, is seeking a Physician Assistant to join the Emergency Department (ED) team. The ED is a Level 1 trauma center for adults and children with approximately 105,000 visits per year, providing a fast-paced and exciting work environment. Our physician assistants serve as integral members of a multidisciplinary team providing advanced diagnostic and therapeutic interventions for patients across the continuum of age and acuity in a variety of treatment areas including the Adult Emergency Services, Children's Emergency Services, and the Emergency Critical Care Center. In addition, the ED PA coordinates emergent and urgent care with consultant services, recommends follow-up care, facilitates referrals to various internal and external facilities and participates in multidisciplinary continuous quality improvement and research initiatives.
The ED provides paid continuing medical education (CME) and opportunities for professional growth and enrichment in addition to the University of Michigan's excellent benefit package.
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.
Michigan Medicine offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits!
Salary range: $123,232 - $190,118 / year
What benefits can you look forward to?
- Flexible Health, Dental, and Vision Plans
- Retirement Savings Plans with 2:1 Matching
- Group Term Life Insurance
- Long Term Disability Plan
- Generous Time Off Allowances
- $2500 Annual Professional Development Funds (0.5 FTE Appointment or above)
- Paid Release Time for Professional Education Activities
- Medical Malpractice Insurance
- Paid Maternity and Parental Leave
- Tuition Support Program
- Wellness Plans
- Work/Life Resources
- A minimum of one year of PA experience in a tertiary, high volume emergency department
- 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
- AHA approved BLS also required unless ACLS was completed through the UMHS Simulation Center
- AHA approved ACLS and PALS certification
- 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.
- Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the credentialing and privileging process.
- Two (2) years? experience as a PA in an emergency setting that includes adults and children performing typical emergency procedures including but not limited to suturing, lumbar puncture, splinting, wound care, fracture care.
- One or more years PA experience in a critical care setting.
- Master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple clinical tasks efficiently and effectively.
- Demonstrated excellent organizational /problem solving skills with evidence of attention to detail and critical thinking.
- Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills
- Demonstrated professionalism, consideration and confidentiality towards others in stressful situations.
This is a full time night position including holidays and weekends.
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the United Physician Assistants of Michigan Medicine, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
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.
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.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
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 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.