Physician Assistant – Brain and Spine Opportunity (23579564)

Location: Michigan-Ann Arbor - Ann Arbor
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Job ID: 3162 (23579564)
Company: Trinity Health
Contact: Doc Opps    Call: 734-343-2300
Practice Type:   Group
Job Posted: 06/16/22

Physician Assistant – Brain and Spine Opportunity - 3162 (23579564)

IHA and St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor (SJMAA) have an excellent full-time employment opportunity for a licensed and certified Physician Assistant to join the team at Michigan Brain and Spine located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. 

Michigan Brain and Spine is comprised of a team of Neurosurgeons, Orthopedic Spine Surgeons, and specialized APPs with decades of collective experience. By using the most advanced operative techniques and equipment, Michigan Brain and Spine providers can treat a simple back sprain to the most complex spine and brain surgeries. We focus on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of conditions that affect the nervous system, primarily involving the brain and spine. The selected candidate will provide quality health care to patients in the clinic and OR, in addition to an on call rotation.  

Responsibilities include: 

  • Evaluate new patients, revisits, H&P’s, post op, patients in a clinic setting.
  • Included in after hour calls & OR Assist Call rotation.
  • Dictation with every patient seen for that day. Review and sign the dictations.
  • Review all of our ordered imaging and make calls to follow up with the patients with the results and next steps.
  • Daily monitor and respond to the “PA mailbox” in EPIC.  Review all imaging reports sent to the office for content. Forward and/or approve as appropriate. If there are any concerns, take care of them immediately.
  • Sign all operative orders including review of allergies and current medications.  If the patient on a high level of narcotics, bring to the Physician’s attention. 
  • When a Physician requests, call back patients.
  • Respond to the PAs patients via call backs, log all conversations in Epic.
  • If a Physician is running late, add the patient to your schedule.
  • Throughout the day respond to secretary and staff questions.
  • Be available for RNs when they are presented with issues they are unsure of. 
  • Attend weekly Spine conference and monthly D&C conference.
  • Compile data, monthly and quarterly stats for the D&C conference.
  • Assist in any trials and completion of the required paperwork.
  • Lead PA is responsible for providing a 6 month to 1 year schedule for the practice.
  • Complete the yearly prescriptive authority and supervisory letters signed each year by the Physicians and then fax to SJMH.  

Interested candidates will be trained and certified as a Physician Assistant and hold an active State of Michigan license to practice as a Physician Assistant. One to two years of clinical experience in an office or hospital setting is preferred. 

This is an exciting opportunity for the right Physician Assistant to be part of a large multi-specialty group. 

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE 

An excellent compensation and benefits package is available for the right candidate including: 

  • Competitive base rate and compensation plan
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Benefits; 403b, 457
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Profession Malpractice Coverage with Tail Coverage 

ABOUT THE FACILITY

Recognized as Metro Detroit’s 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 [link removed].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 800 providers consisting of: physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and midwives in approximately 70 practice locations across Southeast Michigan, including 36 Specialties. IHA provides high-quality medical care and excellent service to nearly 485,000 active patients.

St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor (SJMAA), a member of the five hospital Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, is an academic teaching hospital and tertiary care center.  The hospital, with 537 licensed beds, is situated on a 340 acre campus in the Ann Arbor area.  Saint Joseph Mercy Health System is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic health care organizations in the United States.  Trinity Health is based in Livonia, Michigan. 

Its staff of physicians, nurses and health care professionals have extensive training in a variety of specialty or tertiary care programs, including cardiology, oncology, obstetrics, orthopedics, surgery, Level I trauma, physical medicine and rehabilitation, women and children, and senior health services.  SJMAA is home of the renowned Michigan Heart & Vascular Institute at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, one of the top three cardiovascular programs in the state of Michigan based on volume.  In addition, SJMAA is designated by the National Cancer Institute as a Clinical Community Oncology Program, or CCOP, one of only 50 programs in the United States.  

St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor provides medical residency training programs in Internal Medicine, Transitional Year, General Surgery, Obstetrics/Gynecology and Emergency Medicine as well as fellowship programs in Colon and Rectal Surgery, Hospice and Palliative Care, Infectious Disease and Surgical Critical Care. 

For more information about St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor visit [link removed] 

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION 

Ann Arbor, Michigan offers a bustling downtown and a 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 City’s 28 square miles and Ann Arbor is a hub for excellence in education, boasting five colleges and universities. The City’s 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 City’s 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 [link removed] 

ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH 

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities – including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians. 

Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve. 

At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at [link removed]. 

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to submit your CV, please email (click on the Apply button to request more info about the job) or call Trinity Health Physician Recruitment at (734) 343-2300.


Interested candidates will be trained and certified as a Physician Assistant and hold an active State of Michigan license to practice as a Physician Assistant. One to two years of clinical experience in an office or hospital setting is preferred.