The Section of General Surgery and the Division of Acute Care Surgery (ACS) at Michigan Medicine is seeking qualified Physician Assistants (PAs) to join our team. We are expanding our weekend and night coverage model in response to recent activity growth. The PAs support the faculty and resident ACS teams to provide patient care for adult Trauma and General Surgery patients, and adult and pediatric burn patients, including float coverage to other Section of General Surgery sub-specialties. This is a great opportunity for motivated professionals to provide patient care through diagnosis and treatment of surgical patients across a broad spectrum within the Michigan Medicine.
The PA will assist in inpatient rounding, planning, and coordinating of patient care. They will order/interpret tests, coordinate consultation, processing patient orders, and help with documentation. They will carry the floor pager for the shift. Outpatient clinic follow-up of patients discharged will also be undertaken. There will be opportunities to participate in minor surgical procedures, wound care, and therapeutic interventions. The PAs order and prescribe medications in accordance with statutes, rules and regulations of the State of Michigan. Participation in the educational activities of the ACS services is expected. This position will also offer the opportunity to collaborate with surgeons, nurses, and residents in quality assurance and performance improvement initiatives. These job duties may be modified depending on the needs of the Section of General Surgery and the Division of Acute Care Surgery
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.
NPI, can be obtained post hire as part of credentialing
State of Michigan Controlled Substance License Required
Current DEA registration required
Basic Life Support Certification within 30 days of start date required
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS) within 30 days of start date required
NOTE: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the credentialing and privileging process.
NOTE: 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.
One (1) year experience is preferred
Clinical experience in acute care- trauma/burn
Experience in surgery or emergency room/urgent care is desired
Ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a collaborative team is required
Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills
Experience with a multidisciplinary team approach to patient care
Excellent computing skills
Hours: 40hrs per week Shifts: Orientation and training to the service will take approximately eight weeks and will be Monday through Friday with shifts up to 13 hrs in length, between the hours of 5:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Upon successful completion of the training and orientation period, the schedule will include rotation to all aspects of the staffing model including nights and weekends. *There will be shift premium for evening and weekend shifts
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.
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