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McLaren Health Care Nurse Practitioner in Detroit, Michigan


Utilizes advanced knowledge and clinical

expertise to provide specialized health care to individuals, families, groups

and communities across the health-illness continuum. Additionally, functions as a consultant, educator,

researcher, resource and role model for patients, families, community, nursing

and other health care providers.

Practices within the legal scope of practice.


  • Assesses the health status of patientsby performing a comprehensive health history, physical examination and thecollection of various data to analyze and formulate appropriate diagnoses anda problem list.

  • Implement appropriate interventionswhich may include pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions,invasive procedures, education, counseling, and initiating healthcare andcommunity referrals.

  • Evaluates and documents patientattainment of expected outcomes.Coordinates and facilitates continuity of care.Acts as a patient/family advocate toensure that healthcare services are delivered in an ethical and culturallysensitive manner.

  • Provides education opportunities todevelop and enhance performance, problem-solving and critical thinkingskills of the nursing staff.Designs, implements, coordinates and evaluates materials andprograms for clients, healthcare professionals and the community.Precepts, teaches, coaches and mentorsstudents, nurses and other healthcare providers.

  • Utilizes continuous qualityimprovement to effect system changes.Supervises clinical practice to ensure effective, efficient qualitycare delivery.


  • Registered nurse licensure topractice in the state of Michigan.

  • State of Michigan Nurse SpecialtyCertification as a Nurse Practitioner.

  • Current Controlled Substancelicense required.

  • Master's degree in nursing.

  • Two years clinical experience as aprofessional nurse.

  • National certification in advancedpractice nursing specialty from one of the following certification bodies:AmericanNurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), National Certification Board of PediatricNurse Practitioners and Nurses (NCBPNPN), National Certification Corporationfor the Obstetric & Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing Specialties(NCCOGNS), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), Oncology NursingCertification Corporation (ONCC)

  • Eligible for approval of privileges to practice within the KarmanosCancer Institute as an Allied Health Professional through the Karmanos CancerInstitute Medical Staff Organization.Application for Allied Health Professional credentialing must be submittedto the Karmanos Cancer Institute Medical Affairs Office upon hire.

  • Prior to obtaining privileges through the Karmanos Cancer InstituteMedical Staff Organization, the nurse practitioner may: See patients under thedirect supervision of a nurse practitioner, who has obtained privileges throughthe Karmanos Cancer Institute Medical Staff Organization, or the attendingphysician. And prescribe medications and treatments, and order diagnostic testsas a delegated responsibility from the attending physician.The orders will be written as verbal ordersand must be co-signed by the supervising nurse practitioner or attendingphysician within 24 hours.

  • In accordance with State of Michigan administrative rules R338.10403,“Only nurses certified in a nursing specialty field may hold themselves out tothe public as nurse specialists using the title nurse anesthetist, nursemidwife, or nurse practitioner.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job: Nurse

Primary Location: Michigan-Detroit-Harper Professional Building

Organization KCC10-Karmanos Cancer Center

Employee Status Regular

Shift Day Job

Job Type Standard

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 21002640