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Advanced Practice Professional (PA) Adult Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) Inpatient Unit

Job Description

How to Apply

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 # 227530 and PAs are directed to apply to job # 227531

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.

Michigan Medicine offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits! 

Salary range: $112,853 - $173,417 / 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
  • $2000 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

Responsibilities*

  • Provide care and direct management to adult patients with malignant myeloid and lymphoid hematological disorders with a focus on Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy under a collaborative agreement with BMT physicians and participation with the multidisciplinary team
  • Primary workplace in the inpatient setting managing acute care patients including: performing history/ physical examination and patient evaluation, admission of patients, management of patients on Telemetry, patient and family education, counseling and support, collaboration with and referrals to other health care providers, and provision of education to nursing staff, students, and the community.
  • Collaborative work with physicians in writing orders for chemotherapy and supportive care treatment regimens.
  • Perform procedures such as bone marrow aspiration/biopsy, lumbar puncture, and skin biopsies for diagnostic and therapeutic reasons.
  • Review laboratory and radiographic tests results and interface with faculty and patients regarding results and plan of care.
  • Participate in clinical trial research through clinically assessing patients and consenting of patients for clinical trial participation as well as participating in clinical trials.
  • Facilitate transition of care and function as a liaison between the inpatient and outpatient settings and between staff to ensure continuity of care.
  • Participate in workshops and CME activities pertinent to BMT. Attendance at programmatic meetings at Michigan Medicine, and occasionally attend regional or national meetings.

Required Qualifications*

NP: 

  • Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan.
  • Current specialty certification to practice as an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in the State of Michigan
  • 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
  • AHA Approved BLS 
  • ACLS

PA

  • Current license to practice as a Physician Assistant in the State of Michigan.
  • Satisfactory completion of a physician assistant program accredited by ARC-PA or one of its predecessor agencies. 
  • Certification by the National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
  • State of Michigan Controlled Substance License Required  
  • Current DEA registration required
  • AHA Approved BLS 
  • ACLS

NOTE:

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

Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position

RESUME REQUIRED (for both internal & external applicants):  

You must attach a complete and accurate resume to be fully considered for this position. 

Desired Qualifications*

  • Experience in BMT, hematology/oncology is highly desired
  • 1-2 years expertise in the management of acutely ill patients including Telemetry, EKG interpretation and Acute Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) at the Advanced Practice level.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills as measured by references and interviews. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Commitment to clinical and translational research.
  • The ability to function independently.
  • Demonstrated leadership in work setting and other professional activities.
  • Experience in the University of Michigan Health System

Work Schedule

Shift:  Day Shift
Hours:  40 hrs a week
Location:  Children’s and Women’s Hospital (C&W) 

Union Affiliation

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.

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.  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.

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 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.


U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations, including one booster when eligible, are required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working remotely and temporary workers.   More information on this new policy is available on the U-M Health Response website or the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint websites.

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