MLP Medical ICU Job
Henry Ford Health - West Bloomfield Township, MI

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MLP Medical ICU

Requisition #: 72900
Status: Full-Time with Full-Time Benefits (40 Hours)
Business Unit: HF West Bloomfield
Shift: Days
HFWB Physician Services
Weekends: Yes

Job Family: Non Physician Provider
Job Function: Allied

Campus/Job Location : Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
Location (State/City): US-MI-West Bloomfield

More information about this position
Overview

Our health system thrives on teamwork, and we know our employees achieve the greatest results when they are working together for a common goal - to provide care for our patients. If you enjoy working in a collaborative environment then we have a job for you!

Henry Ford Health System is one of the country's largest health care systems and a national leader in clinical care, research and education. Our system includes the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, six hospitals, Health Alliance Plan, 32 primary care centers and many other health-related entities throughout Southeast Michigan. Founded in 1915 by auto pioneer Henry Ford, we continue to be committed to improving the health and well-being of a diverse Michigan community. In 2009 alone, Henry Ford Health System provided more than $173 million in uncompensated care. Henry Ford also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 23,000. Our health system is led by CEO Nancy Schlichting.

Responsibilities

MLP MEDICAL ICU- WEST BLOOMFIELD

Provides inpatient medical care, with the supervision but not necessarily the presence of a qualified physician member of the medical staff (e.g.: Patient history, physical examination, ordering and interpreting tests, making diagnoses and instituting treatment plans. Provides inpatient consultation on internal medicine conditions, and may unction as a critical team member on the hospital code team. In conjunction with the supervising physician conducts admission evaluations and assessments and provides inpatient medical coverage for community physicians as necessary. Specific procedures within the Department of Medicine are individually credentialed as indicated by training and experience. Within HFHS, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners functions as part of a medical care team. May be required to take call.

The MLP will be responsible for providing care within the Medical Intensive Care unit as an integral part of the medical team. As a midlevel provider in the MICU, the MLP will admit, discharge, transfer patients. The MLP will present patients on daily interdisciplinary rounds, form an assessment and plan in collaboration with the supervising physician. The MLP will also be expected to perform intubations, central/arterial lines, place temporary dialysis catheters, paracentesis and thoracentesis. The MLP will also be expected to manage any ventilator issues or change in status of the patient's condition.

Day shift hours: 730am-730pm

Holidays: Rotating

Weekends: at least weekend days a month

Requirements: Master's Degree, licensed and certified as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner license .

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: (PA) Bachelor's Degree. Masters Degree preferred. Completion of an AMA approved Physician Assistant program. OR (NP) Masters prepared Registered Nurse who has graduated and taken the board certification within their chosen specialty. Requires Michigan state licensure and continued certification by the National boards of the specific discipline.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

Acute Care NP Preferred

Experience within the Medical ICU, or other critical care setting and in the procedures listed above. However, we would train the right individualAcute Care NP preferred)

Equal Employment Opportunity

Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, weight/height, marital status, familial status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Built around a hospital founded by Detroit's favorite son, the not-for-profit Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) is a hospital network...