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Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant, 1.0 MFHC in Menominee, Michigan

Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant, 1.0 MFHC

FLSA Status: Exempt

Department: Medical - Family Practice

Location: Menominee, Michigan

Employment Status: Full-time

FTE: 1.0 (80 hours bi-weekly)

Physical Work Location: Menominee Family Health Center

Upper Peninsula of Michigan

Live and work in safe family-friendly communities. People come here to vacation, you get to live here! Great Work Life Balance!

Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center (FQHC) is seeking a Family Practice Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner for its Community Health Clinic in the Central Upper Peninsula of Michigan. This provider is responsible for delivery of quality medical care to patients of the Center and functions as a member of the multi-disciplinary health care team within the scope of his or her PA/NP practice.

Excellent Benefits and Student Loan Repayment Opportunity (HRSA), contingent upon satisfying program requirements.

Education, Training, Licensing and Credentialing

Required:

  • Degree from an accredited Physician Assistant Program Master's Degree in Nursing with specialization in a specific patient population

  • Current unrestricted license from the Michigan Licensing Board to practice as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in the State of Michigan

  • Annual continuing medical education as required by Board specialty

  • Must be registered and have current DEA and other such certificates to legally operate as a practitioner in the State of Michigan

  • Hospital privileges at designated area hospitals if required for specialty or participates in after-hours coverage as requested

  • Current life support certification

  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) BCLS/AED for Healthcare Professional Certification

    Preferred:

  • One (1) year of practice experience providing direct patient care

    Experience and Skills

    Required:

  • Knowledge of advanced principles of health promotion, prevention and motivation.

  • Knowledge of protocols in general and an ability to quickly gain specific knowledge of the Center’s current operational protocols

  • Knowledge of medical terminology and appropriate abbreviations

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the Michigan Medical Practice Act and Michigan Medical Board regulations pertinent to Physician Assistant

  • Ability to document, with clarity, all information relevant to a patient’s needs

  • Ability to effectively present information in small group situations to patients, Center staff, and the general public

    Preferred:

  • Knowledge of integrated team based practices including Patient Centered Medical Home, Integrated Behavioral Health services

  • Experience using eClinical Works (ECW)

  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint

    For additional information, please contact Shawn Beaudry, Recruitment & Provider Relations Manager, at Shawn.Beaudry@uglhealth.org or 906-372-3265.

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