Positions Location: Lansing, MI
General Purpose of Job:
Responsible for providing assessment, evaluation and treatment of patients in assigned Practice(s), under the delegated authority and supervision of the physicians within the scope of medical practice set forth by the State of Michigan and the medical staff of Sparrow Health System.
This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis. Associates may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.
Provides patient care in assigned Practices, including performing physical examinations and operative and/or invasive procedures as outlined in an individual collaborative agreement with the supervising physicians; diagnosing and treating simple injuries, consulting with Physicians on complex cases, ordering routine laboratory and radiologic studies, and performing/interpreting routine laboratory and diagnostic studies, EKGs, PFTs, and audiograms as outlined in the individual collaborative agreement with the supervising physicians.
Assess patients, document care provided in the medical record, write prescriptions and manage the care of assigned patients for physician review
Collaborates with the health care team in planning and coordinating care for patients
Counsels patients with regard to preventative health care and wellness
Provides formal and informal education programs to practice staff and patients
Participates in Quality Improvement initiatives including peer review activities
General Requirements Demonstrates knowledge and maintains and respects patient right to privacy by following the HIPAA Privacy and Security policies and procedures. Adheres to ICARE values and standards of behavior (Innovation, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence). Role model behaviors that value the diversity of our associates, patients and customers and supports creating an environment that is inclusive, welcoming and respectful. Communicates with patients, families and customers using AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation, Thank). Works in a safe manner and promptly reports any hazards identified in the work environment or related to assigned responsibilities. Work Experience Three years experience as a NP/PA in a busy Family Practice or specialty site. Preferred Experience with an EMR. Preferred Education Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program Specialized Knowledge and Skills Demonstrated clinical knowledge and analytical abilities necessary to formulate nursing and medical interventions Interpersonal skills to effectively and appropriately communicate with patients, their families, physicians, nurses and other Health System Caregivers Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to rpovide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients serviced in his/her assigned service area as related to the principal duties and responsibilities of the position. The skills and knowledge needed to provide such care may be gained thorugh education, training or experience. Demonstrated excellent verbal, written and oral communication skills Ability to work in an EMR environment
Family Medicine Position with Sparrow Medical Group
Sparrow Medical Group (SMG) is a multispecialty physician group and the premier physician organization of Sparrow Health System (SHS). SMG is seeking full time, enthusiastic and dedicated Family Medicine APP's to join their SMG South Lansing family medicine practice. SMG is fully committed to improving access to top quality medical care across Mid-Michigan.
3+ year experince in primary care required
Located in the heart of the Great Lakes State
Sparrow Hospital has been ranked among the 150 best hospitals in the country by Newsweek magazine
Positions are hospital employed and offer:
Excellent compensation and benefits including medical, dental and vision coverage
Relocation assistance, 401(k) with matching funds, generous CME benefits
Malpractice insurance that includes tail coverage
Learn more about these positions by contacting:
Tammy Hill,CPRP, Physician & APP Recruitment Specialist
Equal Opportunity Employer
Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Location: Sparrow Medical Group
Activation Date: Thursday, September 9, 2021
Expiration Date: Saturday, September 10, 2022
Sparrow Health System