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Physician Assistant - Cardiology Opportunity

Location: Michigan-Ann Arbor
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Job ID: 1659
Category: Physician Assistant - Cardiology
Practice Type:   Group
Job Updated: 08/07/18

Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute and IHA have an excellent opportunity for a full-time Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join a respected Cardiology practice located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. 

The Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant maintains the continuum of care through the coordination and integration of all phases of patient care using physician orders, progress notes, care plans, critical pathways, managed care guidelines, best practice protocols, evidence based care, and the utilization review processes. Crosses continuum of care starting with assessment and education, immediate post-procedure care and preparation for discharge and works closely with nursing staff including ICU, progressive and general care.

The provider will provide health care services under the direction of collaborating physician. Responsibilities for this opportunity include directing and coordinating a health care plan for the assigned patient population by performing physical examinations, conducting approved diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, prescribing appropriate interventions and medications and collaborating with consulting physicians and health care professionals.

The schedule for this opportunity is 8:00 am 5:00 pm. 

Minimum required qualifications:
- Successful completion of a NP/PA program
- Masters Degree
- State of Michigan License
- Active and Current DEA
- NP/PA Certification
- ACLS and BLS Certification

The ideal provider will possess three years' experience as a registered nurse preferably in Cardiology with a minimum of one year experience as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. Experience in Cardiology is strongly preferred; however recent graduates with an interest in Cardiology will also be considered with training available for the right candidate. The successful candidate will be able to provide demonstrable experience working closely with physicians on the management of Cardiology patients including clinic visits and appointments, hospital rounds, development and implementation of a medical management plan and ongoing follow up of any patient care issues.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right mid-level provider to be part of a well-established practice.


RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package based on clinical experience and training.


ABOUT THE FACILITY

Michigan Heart is recognized nationally as a leader among large cardiovascular medicine subspecialty practices. We are based out of St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Ann Arbor, Michigan. Our Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is comprised of a single group with 34 cardiologists. We have integrated with St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic health care organizations in the United States. Trinity Health is based in Livonia, Michigan.

We collaborate with our cardiothoracic and vascular surgeons (both single groups) within a forum called the Michigan Heart & Vascular Institute (MHVI). Our practice locations span across much of southeastern Michigan. Regional partnering hospitals include Allegiance Health in Jackson and St. Mary Mercy Livonia in Livonia, Michigan.

We have one of the largest noninvasive cardiology practices in the country with a full complement of services including echocardiography (including 3D), Transesophageal Echocardiography, Nuclear Stress, Noninvasive vascular studies, Coronary CTAs, and Cardiac MRIs. We have a large Electrophysiology program including EP studies, Ablations, Pacemaker and ICD implantation. We provide a full range of coronary interventional procedures including cardiac catheterizations and PCIs, complex CTO PCI. Our peripheral intervention program includes carotid, upper extremity, renal/mesenteric, aortoiliac, fem-pop and below the knee PVI, and renal denervation procedures. Our structural heart program includes BAV, TAVR, mitral valvuloplasty, ASD/PFO closure, septal ablation and coronary fistula closure procedures. We are or have also been involved with clinical trials of left atrial appendage closure, mitral clip and left ventricular partitioning devices.

For more information on Michigan Heart, visit www.michiganheart.com

IHA is one of the best and largest multi-specialty groups in Michigan. IHA employs more than 1,600 staff members, which includes more than 520 providers consisting of: physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and midwives in approximately 60 practice locations across Southeast Michigan. IHA provides high-quality medical care and excellent service to nearly 410,000 active patients. 

Recognized as Metro Detroits Top Physician Group by Consumer Reports magazine, IHA also ranks in the top quartile for patient satisfaction nationally. Offering extended office hours and urgent care services, along with online patient diagnosis, treatment and appointment access tools. IHA demonstrates that it cares by bringing safe, high-quality, comprehensive and affordable care to its patients. For more information about IHA, visit www.ihacares.com.


COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Ann Arbor, Michigan - offers a bustling downtown and charming tree-lined neighborhood making it a safe and ideal place to live, learn, work, and raise a family. More than 114,000 residents live within the Citys 28 square miles and Ann Arbor is a hub for excellence in education, boasting five colleges and universities. The Citys acclaimed public school system has adapted a comprehensive academic achievement plan to help ensure all students are successful.

People are drawn to Ann Arbor for its eclectic urban setting and its acres of parks and trees. The cosmopolitan college town boasts fine to casual dining and world class shopping. Action packed sporting events come courtesy of the University of Michigan. Cultural experiences including museums, galleries, and a performing arts center make Ann Arbor a destination for art aficionados of any age. Endless opportunities for recreation are available in Ann Arbor, which operates 157 parks, trails, golf, canoe liveries, tennis courts, athletic fields and more. One of the most environmentally friendly cities around, Ann Arbor has a progressive recycling program and takes great measures toward the preservation of the Citys green space.

Ann Arbor regularly receives national attention as one of the best places to live in the United States.

For more information on Ann Arbor visit www.annarbor.com


Minimum required qualifications:
- Successful completion of a NP/PA program
- Masters Degree
- State of Michigan License
- Active and Current DEA
- NP/PA Certification
- ACLS and BLS Certification

The ideal provider will possess three years' experience as a registered nurse preferably in Cardiology with a minimum of one year experience as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. Experience in Cardiology is strongly preferred; however recent graduates with an interest in Cardiology will also be considered with training available for the right candidate. The successful candidate will be able to provide demonstrable experience working closely with physicians on the management of Cardiology patients including clinic visits and appointments, hospital rounds, development and implementation of a medical management plan and ongoing follow up of any patient care issues.


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