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Henry Ford Health System Full-Time (NP/PA/MASTER’S RN) – NON-CLINICAL Post-Acute / Skilled Nursing Facility (JACKSON, MI) in Jackson, Michigan

POSITION SUMMARY:

A non-clinical position, where provider is responsible for liaison and community outreach lead. Provider participates as a leader of the skilled nursing facility (SNF) care team. Visits designated facilities, provides appropriate education, coordinates patient needs through continuity of care.

Minimal clinical requirements for APP candidates seeking opportunity to be a minimum of 200 hours per year which equates to approx. 10% of scheduled hours. Clinical area assigned is determined by the candidate's clinical background within the HFAH organization. For external candidates, or those without clinical experience, the clinical area assigned will likely be Hospice and Advanced Illness Management services within the HFA at Home department

In this administrative role, provider’s responsibilities include but are not limited to improving quality and decreasing admissions. Using advocacy for education and problem solving.

Designs, plans and implements a transformational approach to systematic to care coordination. Responsible for leading, directing and fully deploying innovating initiatives that will transform models of care, which support the individualized needs of patients. Utilizing evidence-based approaches to improve care delivery, promote coordination of care, and improve outcomes. Operates under minimal direction and reports to executive leadership.

  • Position is Monday – Friday, 8a5p

  • No Call; but provider should be available to answer questions from the Central Market on an as needed basis

TRAVEL EXPECTATIONS: With the COVID surge, many responsibilities are virtually. Once the pandemic is under control, on average, provider can expect 30-60% travel on a weekly basis, with the understanding that expansion is in the future. Mileage is reimbursed, based on the federal rate.

WORKING REMOTELY: All equipment is supplied for provider to do their job successfully. Provider must be willing to adapt and adjust to remote work. We do not see this changing in the future; however, a physical office is designated at our One Jackson Square location; 100 E Michigan Ave Jackson, MI 49201

ADDITIONAL SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Strong and effective interpersonal communication skills required, including verbal and written

  • Enthusiasm and encouraging when it comes to promoting the health and wellbeing of those being served

  • A passion for objectively seeing where improvements need to be made

  • Adaptable so expectations are still successful

  • Emotional intelligence

  • Confident to work independently and collaborate with key team players within the Central Market

  • A drive to introduce and educate

  • Effective organization skills

  • Ability to problem solve

  • Must be able to work with diverse population of patient/family, caregivers, staff and physicians using reasonable tact and discretion

  • Must possess verbal, visual, and hearing abilities to comprehend and respond to written/verbal communication

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Unpredictable environment with wide variations in the types of patients, acuity levels, times of admissions/discharges and the number of patients/health care team members works in a standard patient care area with varying conditions regarding temperature control and potential exposure to hazardous materials.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s RN Licensure OR Nurse Practitioner Certification/Physician Assistant Licensure, required (in the State of Michigan)

  • Valid Driver’s License, with good driving record, vehicle in good working condition and vehicle insurance, required

  • Knowledge of SNF standards, concepts, and regulations, required

  • SNF Experience, preferred

  • Ability to travel to perform rounding, daily

    Overview

    Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

    $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

    including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

    other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

    now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

    of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

    health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s

    major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

    remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

    education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

    in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

    pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visitHenryFord.com.

    Benefits

    Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

    making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry

    Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

    Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are

    dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

    and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an

    employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

    (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.

    Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.
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