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  • Employee assistance program
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement

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Position Summary:

This is a Family Advanced Practice Professional (APP) Job Opening. Both qualified/experienced NP and PA applicants will be considered, as well as new graduates. New graduates must have experience working in a psych hospital as an RN.

The APP will coordinate care of this patient population in collaboration with all members of the health care team. This is a contingent position, supporting Primary Care based out of Kingswood Hospital. This position will be 100% inpatient.

Ideal candidates will have 1 year or more of work experience as an APP

APP candidates should be family Nurse Practitioner or Adult Nurse Practitioner

  • Independently evaluates patients in the hospital
  • Ordering/interpreting testing and lab results, modifying plan of care to address results
  • Provide clinical expertise and direction to support patient medication management
  • Maintain accurate documentation regarding patient status, evaluations, and treatments to physicians, streamline the patient transfer process between levels of care, including communicating specific patient needs to internal and external team members
  • Perform other related duties as required to assure patient safety and satisfaction
  • Participate in the development and presentation of educational experiences for patients, families, and health care professionals

Weekend requirement – may be necessary sometimes as this is a contingent position

Conditions of Employment

  • Employee Health requires all employed providers to complete a health screen per HFHS policy. Henry Ford Health is committed to fostering the good health and welfare of all people, and to improve the health and productive lives of its employees and their families. To accomplish this goal, Henry Ford Health maintains a smoke-free environment for its employees, members, patients, and visitors in accordance with appliable state law.
  • Successful credentialing process
  • Must maintain professional certification status
  • **All offers are contingent on credentialing/privileging**

Working Conditions:

Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.

Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment

Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment

Will work with blood or blood-borne pathogens and will require OSHA training

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. May be required to take call. Specific procedures within the Department of Medicine are individually credentialed as indicated by training and experience. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Requires Master¿s Degree in Nursing; Licensure as Certified Nurse Practitioner; Licensure as a Registered Nurse; and BCLS Certification.

Minimum Job Requirements:


1. NP – Completion of a Nurse Practitioner training program accredited by the Commission on the Collegiate of Nursing Education (CCNE) or the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)


2. PA – Completion of a Physician Assistant training program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA)

Continuing Education

3. Applicant must have sufficient education credits to maintain licensure as required by the applicable State of Michigan licensing board


4. NP – Certification by a certification body recognized by the State of Michigan

5. PA – Certification by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)


6. Michigan License, or in process of applying (must have proof of application)


1. Education/Training

a. NP – Completion of a NP training program accredited by the Commission on the Collegiate of Nursing Education (CCNE) or the national League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
b. PA – Completion of a PA training program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the PA (ARC-PA)

2. Certification

a. NP – Certification by a certification body recognized by the State of Michigan
b. PA – Certification by National Commission on Certification of PAs (NCCPA)

3. Michigan Licensure

4. DEA/CSL as required through credentialing

7. EPIC Experience, preferred


Additional Details

This posting represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described above.


Partnering with nearly 2 million people on their health journey, Henry Ford Health provides a full continuum of services at 250 care locations throughout southeast and south central Michigan. With 33,000 valued team members, Henry Ford is also among Michigan’s largest and most diverse employers. Our superior care and discoveries are powered by nearly 6,000 physicians, researchers and advanced practice providers. Learn more at


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

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Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health 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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