Job ID: 290119182  |  Last Updated: 12/1/2022

Inpatient Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Opportunity - Cancer & Hematology Centers of Western Michigan

Cancer & Hematology Centers of Western Michigan
Grand Rapids, MI
Applicant Contact
Brittany Petruccelli
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

Cancer & Hematology Centers of Western Michigan
Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Opportunity
Inpatient Opportunity
Grand Rapids: MI

About the Practice and their Mission
Cancer & Hematology Centers of Western Michigan is seeking a full-time, Inpatient Certified Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our extensive, well-established physician group practice in Grand Rapids, MI.

The Cancer & Hematology Centers of Western Michigan (CHCWM) is an independent and physician-owned multi-specialty community oncology practice that has served the community of Western Michigan for over 40 years. At Cancer & Hematology Centers of Western Michigan, they are dedicated to help, healing, and hope for cancer patients and their families. They provide their patients with advanced treatments, innovative research, and above all else, compassionate care.

Cancer & Hematology Centers of Western Michigan is a proud partner of OneOncology. OneOncology is a national partnership of leading independent community oncology practices working together to improve the lives of everyone living with cancer with a physician-led, data-driven, technology-powered, and patient-centric model. Through OneOncology, partner practices have shared technology platforms that foster communication, data sharing, and clinical excellence across the network. OneOncologys non-exclusive clinical trial site management subsidiary, OneR, delivers complex, multi-center clinical trials to affiliated practices.

About the Role
The Advanced Practice Provider (APP), under physician supervision, is responsible for the comprehensive medical management of assigned inpatients in the hospital setting. The advanced practice provider must exercise prudent judgment in the patient assessment, diagnosis, and implementation of care and seek appropriate collaboration, as necessary. The ideal candidate must have the ability to interact effectively and pleasantly with a diverse population. The ability to review detailed data and make prompt judgments based on that data. Ability to work efficiently and effectively under tight deadlines, interruptions, and high work volume. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Working knowledge of computers and their applications to the related field. The position requires a full range of body motion, including handling patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Working knowledge of computers and their applications to the related field. 50% of the time sitting, 50% walking/moving, and able to transport items weighing less than 20 pounds 5% of the time.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Obtains comprehensive histories and physical examinations that reflect the understanding and presenting complaint of the patient. That includes daily rounding, admission, and discharges that include complete progress notes reflecting the acuity and priority needs of the patients.
Coordinates and deliver comprehensive medical care in collaboration with attending physicians, including writing orders/prescriptions for standard medications, ordering and interpreting laboratory, and radiographic studies, and seeking consultation as needed for optimal patient outcomes. Including managing daily changes in patients status that require more immediate resolutions.
Communicates promptly and effectively with supervising physician(s) as needed for continuity of care and optimal patient outcomes. Maintains communication with interdisciplinary teams, including office services, hospital support services, and additional physician(s) or physician teams that may also be caring for the patient. The APP will Act as a resource and respond to calls and in-house emergencies professionally and promptly.
Serves as a patient advocate and provides patient education and/or referrals for optimal outcomes and continuity of care.
Works collaboratively with others across team lines by demonstrating accountability as a team member.
Performs other tasks, procedures, and/or duties within his/her scope of practice as assigned.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
Graduate of an Accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Program.
Certified and licensed as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in the State of Michigan.
Holds current CPR card for Health Professionals.
Credentialed per CHCWM Policies and Procedures
Experience in Oncology/Hematology Preferred
Hospitalist/In-Patient Experience Preferred.

This employee has access to medical records daily. The parts of the medical record she/he needs to reference to perform his/her job are as follows: Face Sheet Section, Physician Correspondence, Radiology, Pathology, Labs, Hospitalization, History and Physical, Home Health (Encounter Forms), Chemotherapy Flow Sheet (Treatment Section), Dictation, Lab Information System, Pharmacy Information System, Entire Chart/Electronic Medical Record (EMR).

Work Environment
The work environment of advanced practice providers is typically challenging and fast-paced. The position requires a hospitable and flexible manner to adapt to ever-changing priorities. Providers will experience a variety of attitudes, personalities, and patient/family reactions to life-threatening illnesses. Possible exposure to contagious diseases, hazardous materials, and/or radiation may occur.

Why choose Grand Rapids, MI?
Grand Rapids, MI, is located in western Michigan, near the West Michigan coastline with beautiful sand beaches, coastal dunes, and crystal clear waters. The Lake Michigan shoreline was ranked as one of the best in the world and is ample for sightseeing and spending quality time with friends and family. Grand Rapids has excellent public and private education systems from preschool to high school. The city also has many colleges, the largest being Grand Valley State University, which Is consistently ranked as one of the top colleges in the country.

Grand Rapids is located between Chicago and Detroit, which allows residents to enjoy long weekends in these bustling cities. Grand Rapids is home to many different cultures, religions, races, colors, and arts. Grand Rapids has multiple diverse neighborhoods, making it a welcoming city for various age groups and ethnicities. The city is also the home of ArtPrize, one of the most prominent art competitions in the world. Grand Rapids hasa wide variety of natural resources that make it perfect for outdoor fun. Golfing, fishing, biking, skiing, snowmobiling, hunting, boating, and hiking are all activities that residents may enjoy.

Highly Competitive Base Salary.
CME Reimbursement.
Comprehensive Medical/Dental?
Retirement Savings Plan.
Malpractice Coverage Paid.
Generous Paid Time Off.
Chance to Care for Patients in the Comfort of their Communities.
Opportunity for Career Growth.

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