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  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Full Job Description

How to Apply

This is an Advanced Practice Professional (APP) job opening.

Both qualified NP and PA applicants will be considered.

NPs are directed to apply to job # 251363 and PAs are directed to apply to job # 251364.

A total of one (1), 0.5 FTE Advanced Practice Professionals (either NP or PA) will be hired to fill this job opening.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world?s most distinguished academic health systems. In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

Michigan Medicine offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits!

Salary range : $116,239 – $178,620 / year

What benefits can you look forward to?

  • Flexible Health, Dental, and Vision Plans
  • Retirement Savings Plans with 2:1 Matching
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Plan
  • Generous Time Off Allowances
  • $2000 Annual Professional Development Funds (0.5 FTE Appointment or above)
  • Paid Release Time for Professional Education Activities
  • Medical Malpractice Insurance
  • Paid Maternity and Parental Leave
  • Tuition Support Program
  • Wellness Plans
  • Work/Life Resources


The Cardiovascular Medicine (CVM) Consult Service APP will provide support to the Cardiovascular Medicine Inpatient Consult Team as directed by the Director of Cardiovascular Medicine Inpatient Services and the Cardiovascular Medicine APP Manager. Cardiovascular Medicine consult requests may originate from any adult inpatient location as well as from the Adult Medical Observation Unit (AMOU). The APP assigned to the CVM Consult Service would provide evaluation and treatment of patients related to those consult referrals under the direction of the Cardiovascular Medicine attending physician assigned to the CVM Consult Service. Within the physician-APP relationship, the APP exercises autonomy in medical decision making and provides a range of diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients. The CVM Consult Service APP practice may also include education, research, and administrative services such as assisting with staff supervision and training.

  • Take and record histories and physical, perform physical examinations.
  • Order appropriate treatments, medications, and diagnostic studies.
  • Review and interpret lab and other diagnostic test data.
  • Write prescriptions for scheduled and unscheduled medications under prescriptive authority from the Cardiovascular Medicine attending physician assigned to the CVM Consult Service.
  • Provide patient education on both disease management and preventive care.
  • Communicate with other care providers as applicable.
  • Participate in teaching rounds and present at patient care conferences.
  • Function to assure medical care is accomplished effectively and efficiently in a cost-effective manner.
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of medical principles, practices, standards, and techniques in accordance with UMHS policies and procedures, Medical Staff Bylaws and State and Federal laws/regulations.
  • Function as a preceptor for other health care professionals.
  • Participate in activities that promote professional growth and self-development. Attends pertinent in-services, departmental and other meetings as requested by the Cardiovascular Medicine Service Chief, the Director of Cardiovascular Inpatient Services, or the CVM APP Manager, and in accordance with Medical Staff Bylaws.
  • Adhere to all UMHS dress codes, personnel, and safety policies.
  • Adhere to Service Excellence and Patient Family Centered Care (PFCC) guidelines.

Required Qualifications*


  • Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner specialty certification in the State of Michigan.
  • Certification as an Acute Care Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner or Acute Care NP.
  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program or who has successfully completed all required Nurse Practitioner program coursework at an accredited Nurse Practitioner program to qualify to take their specialty certification exam.
  • Certification as a Nurse Practitioner recognized by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN).
  • Current DEA registration required.
  • BLS, ACLS required.
  • One year APP experience


  • Satisfactory completion of a Physician Assistant program accredited by Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) or one of its predecessor agencies, CAHEA or CAAHEP.
  • Certification by the National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
  • Current license to practice as a Physician Assistant in the State of Michigan.
  • State of Michigan Controlled Substance License Required.
  • Current DEA registration required.
  • BLS, ACLS required.
  • One year APP experience


  • Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the credentialing and privileging process.
  • In order to be considered for this position the applicant must have met or will have met all the required qualifications prior to the start date of employment.

RESUME REQUIRED (for both internal & external applicants):

You must attach a complete and accurate resume with month and year at previous positions to be fully considered for this position.

Desired Qualifications*

  • One year or more APP experience rounding on an inpatient cardiology, or hospitalist-based service, ICU, or ER caring for acutely ill patients on the general, step-down and ICU setting.
  • ACC Knowledge Exam Certification.
  • Proficient in 12 lead ECG interpretation.
  • APP experience working on an inpatient Consult Service.
  • Demonstrates adult cardiac physiology knowledge.
  • Ability to demonstrate good computer skills including computer documentation and order entry.
  • Conducts comprehensive patient assessments, orders diagnostic studies, and develops care plans.
  • Applies critical thinking and evidence-based practice in clinical decision-making.
  • Prioritizes tasks effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Exhibits strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Demonstrates ability to function independently and as a team member, working collaboratively with others.
  • Demonstrated clinical leadership and experience with coordinating and managing complex, patients and providing safe hand offs to the next provider.
  • Demonstrated expertise in facilitating the educational growth of others through previous clinical instructional roles.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate clinical care ideas across multiple patient care services and to communicate effectively as a patient advocate.
  • Demonstrated commitment to fulfilling professional responsibilities, adherence to ethical principles, sensitivity to diversity, and sharing knowledge with team members.

Work Schedule

Hours/Week: 20 hours per week including Saturdays and Sundays

Location: Cardiovascular Center

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the United Physician Assistants of Michigan Medicine, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Selection Process

Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan and to maintain the excellence of the University. We welcome applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The University of Michigan as a whole, is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons and will not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Job Opening ID


Working Title

Advanced Practice Professional (Physician Assistant) Cardiovascular Medicine Consult Service

Job Title

PA Medical Specialty

Work Location

Michigan Medicine – Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

Full/Part Time




FLSA Status


Organizational Group

Um Hospital


MM Cardiology Admin

Posting Begin/End Date

7/08/2024 – 7/21/2024

Career Interest

Physician Assistant – Advanced Practice Professional

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