Advanced Practice Professional (Nurse Practitioner) Cardiovascular ICU Advanced Practice Team

University Of Michigan Ann Arbor , MI 48103

Posted 1 week ago

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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 # 166572 and PAs are directed to apply to job # 166573

A total of two (2), 1.0 FTE, Advanced Practice Professionals (either NP or PA) will be hired to fill this job opening.

Responsibilities*

Under physician supervision, coordinates care of acutely ill post-surgical Adult/Late Adult patients admitted to the Cardiac Surgery Service intensive care setting. Specifically, role requires clinician to:

  • Perform advanced diagnostic and therapeutic tasks associated with patients undergoing Cardiac, Vascular and Thoracic procedures, including heart and lung transplantation and ventricular assist devices.

  • Collect detailed histories and physicals and present pertinent data to the medical staff.

  • Collect and interpret reports from diagnostic lab tests, radiographic procedures, and clinical studies.

  • Order tests and prescribe medications.

  • Perform various diagnostic, therapeutic, and minor procedures, based on privileges.

  • Assist attending physician in orientation of new resident physicians to the service and assist in maintaining continuity of care throughout the Cardiovascular center.

  • Confer with attending physicians and communicate with other care providers/consultants to coordinate clinical care. Maintain accurate documentation regarding patient status, evaluations, and treatment.

  • Streamline the patient transfer process between levels of care, including writing discharge orders and communicating specific patient needs to team members.

  • Participate in quality assurance activities, peer evaluations and support research initiatives involving CVICU and cardiac surgery patients.

  • Comply with established standards for quality, patient safety and re-imbursement.

  • Perform other related duties and initiatives as deemed necessary in the best interests of patient care.

  • Utilize new improvements and/or technologies that relate to job assignment.

Note: Position is night/day rotator with the majority of shifts being on nights. Holiday and weekend rotation required, weekend requirement could be as much as 50% or every other.

Note: This position is also posted in the Physician Assistant job family under number 166573 for PA Applicants.

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.

Nursing Specific Info

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

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 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).

  • Recent clinical experience caring for acutely ill patients with diseases common in Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery ICU

PA:

  • Current license to practice as a Physician Assistant in the State of Michigan.

  • 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).

  • Recent clinical experience caring for acutely ill patients with diseases common in Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery ICU

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

NOTE: 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*

NP:

  • At least 1 year of recent ICU experience as an NP

  • Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of current medical, surgical, and pharmaceutical treatment modalities of the post-cardiothoracic surgery.

  • Demonstrated experience with ventricular assist device and heart/lung transplantation patients.

  • Demonstrated expertise in facilitating the educational growth of others through previous clinical instructional roles.

PA:

  • At least 1 year of recent ICU experience as an PA

  • Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of current medical, surgical, and pharmaceutical treatment modalities of the post-cardiothoracic surgery.

  • Demonstrated experience with ventricular assist device and heart/lung transplantation patients.

  • Demonstrated expertise in facilitating the educational growth of others through previous clinical instructional roles.

NP/PA:

  • Demonstrated ability to positively contribute to a group/ICU setting.

  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills, organization and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to function independently and as a team member.

  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate clinical care ideas across multiple patient care services and to communicate assertively as a patient advocate.

  • Demonstrated high level of critical thinking.

  • Ability to prioritize assignments and manage a busy work environment.

  • Demonstrated clinical leadership and experience with coordinating and managing complex and multifaceted projects.

  • Demonstrated high level of motivation to learn and to participate in activities to improve patient care.

  • Must reflect a professional appearance and demeanor and possess excellent customer service skills.

Work Schedule

Hours: Full-time, 40 hrs/week. Weekend shifts required. Holiday shifts required. Weekend requirement could be as much as 50% or every other.

Nurse Practitioner- Cardiothoracic Surgery- Tier 3C/special labor market

Physician Assistant- Payzone 16, Cardiothoracic Surgery Tier 2

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.

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 nurserecruit_umhs@med.umich.edu


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