PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT or NURSE PRACTITIONER/UHS
Central Michigan University
|Type of Recruitment||External|
|Position Title||PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT or NURSE PRACTITIONER/UHS|
|Position Summary||The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) or Physician Assistant (PA) is responsible for direct patient care and for other administrative duties as designated by the Dean and his/her designee. The Medical Director provides the overall direction for all patient care activities. FNP or PA duties include, but are not limited to, providing medical services to patients, inclusive of all functions necessary to provide quality medical care, serving as an educational preceptor for the clinical staff including responding to questions/consultations of the staff, following medical protocols, handouts and clinical standards and assisting in expanding the competencies of the clinical staff.|
|Required Qualifications||Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant educational program.
One year of clinical experience.
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) certified for FNP’s.
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) certified for PA’s.
Existing unrestricted license to practice in Michigan, or able to be licensed in Michigan.
Current Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification or planned attainment.
Excellent practice history; ability to be insured for liability purposes.
|Preferred Qualifications||Two years of post graduate clinical experience.
Experience working with Electronic Medical Records and computers.
Experience in an Academic Medical Center, Urgent Care, Walk In Clinic or teaching environment.
|Duties & Responsibilities||Practices medicine using sound medical judgment and adheres to all ethical considerations of the practice of medicine; knows limitations and seeks consult when advisable; keeps abreast of current technologies and industry standards.
Follows all internal policies and procedures; is accountable for completion of all operational tasks according to departmental guidelines to ensure appropriate clinical processing while being solely responsible for all proper documentation and assigning of diagnosis codes suitable for ICD-10.
Advises administration of any issues that may impact the practice.
Sees patients in a timely and efficient manner per current University Health Services (UHS) protocols, while adhering to acceptable guidelines for time frames for patient visits, stays reasonably on time for scheduled appointments in family practice throughout the day, unless exceptional circumstances occur; patient relations, consumer satisfaction and long standing organization goals of staying on time necessitate this important consideration.
Charting in the patient’s medical record is to be completed on the same day as the patient’s visit as well as documentation suitable for proper ICD-10 coding.
Responsible for providing episodic and chronic care, as well as screening and educational assistance to the clinic’s patients.
Recognizes diversity of patient population and treats all warmly and kindly.
Works in harmony with other members of the healthcare team to provide quality service to patients.
Provides quality care to patients by following the most current evidence-based guidelines and procedures of practice.
Following the clinics’ evidence-based guidelines, performs common vaccinations and diagnostic screenings.
Takes part in quality assurance audits, including continuing education, CP review, medication administration review and peer review.
Ensures UHS’s objectives regarding financials, patient engagement and healthcare quality are followed.
Promotes University Health Services to patients and customers.
|Message to Applicants||Central Michigan University is dedicated to fostering a broadly diverse and inclusive campus that respects all social identities, experiences, and perspectives. In an effort to further this initiative, we are especially interested in candidates who will advance and promote an inclusive and supportive environment for every member of our university community.
You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position.
Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee.
Position will remain open until filled. The university reserves the right to close the recruitment process once a sufficient applicant pool has been identified. For best consideration, please submit application materials before Sunday, November 5, 2023.
|Employee Group||Professional & Administrative -Salary|
|Staff Pay Level|
|Pay Range||$95,000 – $110,000|
|Department||University Health Services|
|Position End Date|
|Position Type||12 month|
|Weekly Work Schedule||M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; evenings & weekends as required.|
|Location||Mount Pleasant, MI|
|About the Department|
|About CMU||Central Michigan University has a more than 125-year legacy of preparing students to become leaders and changemakers in their communities and in their personal and professional lives.
We serve nearly 15,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300 undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral programs in the arts, media, business, education, human services, health professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and engineering are nationally ranked for excellence.
CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5% of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with graduate and undergraduate students in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.
Central is home to 17 men’s and women’s Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes achieve great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing Mid-American Conference championships and maintaining an average cumulative GPA of 3.17.
CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best of small-town living with big-city amenities. It’s part of the culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the state’s largest Native American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella Reservation in Mount Pleasant.
Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. Other major Michigan destinations and attractions — Lansing, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and many more — are within easy reach of the city’s central location in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.
CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program along with health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.
|CMU Leadership Standards||Central Michigan University is a place where we value students and work for their success, where we act as family, and where employees are engaged, appreciated and have extraordinary opportunities to make a difference.
We intentionally maintain and strengthen the hallmark CMU culture that sets us apart from our peers by expecting CMU leaders and employees to model the following Leadership Standards and develop them within their teams.
Please review the Leadership Standards before applying for this position.
|EEO Statement||CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex‐based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see https://www.cmich.edu/offices-departments/OCRIE ).
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CMU does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, including admission and employment, and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 not to discriminate in such a matter.
Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be made to CMU’s Title IX Coordinator, the US Department of Education’s Assistant Secretary, or both.
CMU’s Title IX Coordinator can be reached at:
Office: 103 E. Preston St.
Bovee University Center, suite 306
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
Email: [email protected]
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
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