Nurse Practitioner – Palliative Medicine Opportunity (23517458)

Location: Michigan-Ann Arbor - Southeast Michigan
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Job ID: 3145 (23517458)
Company: Trinity Health
Contact: Doc Opps    Call: 734-343-2300
Practice Type:   Group
Job Posted: 05/25/22

Nurse Practitioner – Palliative Medicine Opportunity - 3145 (23517458)

IHA and St. Joseph Mercy Health System has an excellent full-time employment opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner who is trained in Palliative Medicine to join an Interdisciplinary Team located in southeast Michigan. 

The selected Nurse Practitioner will collaborate with physicians and other health care professionals as part of the Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Team. This position will provide Palliative Care Services in both the inpatient and outpatient environments. The selected Nurse Practitioner will also participate in teaching activities for a variety of learners rotating with the Palliative Care service. 

Minimum required qualifications: 

  • Successful completion of an accredited NP program
  • Master's Degree
  • State of Michigan License
  • Active and Current DEA
  • NP Certification
  • ACLS and BLS Certification
  • Trained in Palliative Medicine 

This is an exciting opportunity for the right Nurse Practitioner to be part of an Interdisciplinary Team within a large multidisciplinary group practice.  

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE 

An excellent compensation and benefits package is available for the right candidate including: 

  • Competitive base rate and compensation plan
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Benefits; 403b, 457
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Profession Malpractice Coverage with Tail Coverage

 ABOUT THE FACILITY

IHA is one of the best and largest multi-specialty groups in Michigan. IHA employs more than 1,600 staff members, which includes more than 800 providers consisting of: physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and midwives in approximately 70 practice locations across Southeast Michigan, including 36 Specialties. IHA provides high-quality medical care and excellent service to nearly 485,000 active patients.

Recognized as Metro Detroit’s Top Physician Group by Consumer Reports magazine, IHA also ranks in the top quartile for patient satisfaction nationally. Offering extended office hours and urgent care services, along with online patient diagnosis, treatment and appointment access tools. IHA demonstrates that it cares by bringing safe, high-quality, comprehensive and affordable care to its patients. For more information about IHA, visit [link removed] 

St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor (SJMAA), a member of the five hospital Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, is an academic teaching hospital and tertiary care center.  The hospital, with 537 licensed beds, is situated on a 340 acre campus in the Ann Arbor area.  Saint Joseph Mercy Health System is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic health care organizations in the United States.  Trinity Health is based in Livonia, Michigan. 

Its staff of physicians, nurses and health care professionals have extensive training in a variety of specialty or tertiary care programs, including cardiology, oncology, obstetrics, orthopedics, surgery, Level I trauma, physical medicine and rehabilitation, women and children's, and senior health services.  SJMAA is home of the renowned Michigan Heart & Vascular Institute at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, one of the top three cardiovascular programs in the state of Michigan based on volume.  In addition, SJMAA is designated by the National Cancer Institute as a Clinical Community Oncology Program, or CCOP, one of only 50 programs in the United States. 

St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor provides medical residency training programs in Internal Medicine, Transitional Year, General Surgery, Obstetrics/Gynecology and Emergency Medicine as well as fellowship programs in Colon and Rectal Surgery, Hospice and Palliative Care, Infectious Disease and Surgical Critical Care. 

For more information about St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, visit [link removed]. 

St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea (SJMC), a member of seven-hospital Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, is a not-for-profit hospital established in 1970.  Saint Joseph Mercy Health System is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic health care organizations in the United States. Trinity Health is  based in Livonia, Michigan. 

Located in Chelsea, Michigan, SJMC is nationally recognized for both quality of care and patient satisfaction by national ranking organization Press Ganey and is accredited by the Joint Commission.  SJMC attracts more than 300 physicians in almost all disciplines, with leading edge technology, including the largest and strongest MRI in Michigan.  SJMC employs more than 1,050 full and part-time staff members.  As a not-for-profit hospital, SJMC reinvests its profits back into the community through programs to serve the poor and uninsured, manage chronic conditions such as diabetes, health education and promotion initiatives, and outreach for the elderly. 

St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea has been providing high-quality health care to patients for more than 35 years.  We provide excellent doctors, friendly staff, state-of-the-art medical equipment, and a peaceful setting for our patients.  Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of our communities by combining the best of small town values with national standards of health care excellence. 

St. Joseph Mercy Livingston is licensed for 136 beds and is Livingston County’s only full-service hospital.  Offering the latest technology, with a highly skilled and compassionate medical staff, St. Joseph Mercy Livingston is located in Howell, Michigan and serves the health care needs of Livingston County residents.  Services include an award-winning 24-hour emergency department, family birth center, inpatient and outpatient surgery, including joint replacement, a variety of diagnostic and outpatient services and over 300 physicians serving patients. 

St. Mary Mercy Livonia, located in Livonia, Michigan, provides acute-care medical and health services to our community. St. Mary Mercy is part of Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, which includes St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, St. Joseph Mercy Livingston and St. Joseph Mercy Saline. Saint Joseph Mercy Health System is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic health care organizations in the United States. Trinity Health is based in Livonia, Michigan. 

St. Mary Mercy, a 304-bed hospital offers specialized medical services including medical/surgical, intensive/cardiac, oncology/radiation, birthing services, women’s health, diagnostic services, physical medicine and rehabilitation, behavioral medicine, 24-hour emergency care, wound care, sleep center, childcare, and community health education. 

Dedicated to excellence in health care, St. Mary Mercy Hospital has been serving Livonia and the surrounding communities since 1959. Through several major expansions in facility, programs and services, St. Mary Mercy Hospital continues to offer the latest in quality health and medical services. The most recent expansions include the new Our Lady of Hope Cancer Center, Heart & Vascular Center, and Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit. St. Mary Mercy’s newest services include Open Bore Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), 64-slice CT Scanning, Photon Emission Tomography ([link removed]) and Primary Emergency Angioplasty (PPCI) services. 

Providing the latest and highest quality technology with personal, compassionate service is the mission of St. Mary Mercy Hospital. St. Mary Mercy Hospital has received numerous awards, including the 2003-2006 Governor’s Award, 2004 National Quality Award (Trinity Health), the 2005-2008 HealthGrades Distinguished Award for Clinical Excellence and Distinguished Award for Patient Safety and 100 Top Hospital Award from Thomson Healthcare 2006-2007. 

St. Mary Mercy recently implemented state-of-the art Electronic Medical Record (EMR) technology for computerized physician order entry and electronic patient charting. We have a collaborative, associate-friendly environment, and place a strong emphasis on patient safety initiatives. At St. Mary Mercy, our technologies, dedication to exceptional care, and tremendous growth have combined to create exciting career opportunities for interested candidates. 

Saint Joseph Mercy Health System leverages the combined talent and resources of 7 Hospitals, 5 Outpatient Health Centers, 5 Urgent Care Facilities and over 25 Specialty Centers to create a Regional Health Care System that spans five counties in southeastern Michigan and includes a team of nearly 14,000 nurses and staff, and 2,700 physicians.  Saint Joseph Mercy Health System is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic health care organization in the United States based in Livonia, Michigan. 

For more information on Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, visit [link removed] 

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION 

Ann Arbor, Michigan offers a bustling downtown and a charming tree-lined neighborhood making it a safe and ideal place to live, learn, work, and raise a family.  More than 114,000 residents live within the City’s 28 square miles and Ann Arbor is a hub for excellence in education, boasting five colleges and universities.  The City’s acclaimed public school system has adapted a comprehensive academic achievement plan to help ensure all students are successful. 

People are drawn to Ann Arbor for its eclectic urban setting and its acres of parks and trees.  The cosmopolitan college town boasts fine to casual dining and world class shopping.  Action packed sporting events come courtesy of the University of Michigan.  Cultural experiences including museums, galleries, and a performing arts center make Ann Arbor a destination for art aficionados of any age.  Endless opportunities for recreation are available in Ann Arbor, which operates 157 parks, trails, golf, canoe liveries, tennis courts, athletic fields and more.  One of the most environmentally friendly cities around, Ann Arbor has a progressive recycling program and takes great measures toward the preservation of the City’s green space. 

Ann Arbor regularly receives national attention as one of the best places to live in the United States. 

For more information on Ann Arbor visit [link removed] 

Chelsea, Michigan is a small city in Washtenaw County located just 11 miles west of Ann Arbor and within 30 minutes west of Detroit.  Washtenaw County is situated in southeastern Michigan and is comprised of five cities: Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Saline, Chelsea and Milan. 

Over the years, Chelsea has evolved into a diverse community, with a mixture of housing, employment, and industry, but yet has retained its “small town” charm and character.  The Village of Chelsea was incorporated as a City in 2004 and has retained its individual identity as a unique community.  Chelsea is a thriving community and offers plenty of shopping, dining, entertainment, and local activities.  In addition, Chelsea is rich in history and offers an excellent place to live, work, and raise a family. 

For more information on Chelsea, visit [link removed]. 

Howell, Michigan - Downtown Howell is one of the most vibrant areas in the state of Michigan. Situated just West of the US 23 and I-96 cross, Howell is 50 Miles west of Detroit, 35 miles south of Flint, 15 miles north of Ann Arbor, and 40 miles east of Lansing. The area offers access to convenient highway, rail and air transportation, excellent schools, and a wide range of retail establishments. 

Howell has become a true destination for residents and visitors who seek quality retail shops, excellent restaurants, and lively evening entertainment all housed in our charming historic buildings.  Howell is continually making improvements to its downtown streetscape and green spaces and encouraging property owners to restore as well as rehabilitate their properties in the National Registered Historic District.  Throughout the thriving downtown you will find vibrant seasonal displays, attractive sidewalk cafes, an exceptional seasonal farmers market, new bike lanes, and artist-designed bike racks.  The Howell Main Street DDA produces year round promotional events, keeping sidewalks and parking lots full of shoppers and diners.  Sports enthusiasts can enjoy water sports and fishing, downhill skiing and snowboarding at Mt. Brighton, and have a choice of several beautiful and challenging golf courses. 

Livingston County, Michigan offers an abundance of things to do and see. Livingston County has six parks or recreation areas that provide many of the outdoor enjoyments anyone would wish to experience. The county is noted for its abundance of lakes (more than 50) and its wide-open spaces for leisure activities including golf, camping, boating, horseback riding, tobogganing, fishing and picnicking. Livingston County offers many festivals, fairs, musical and theatrical events, museums, libraries, and so much more. 

For more information on Livingston County, visit [link removed]

ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH 

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities – including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians. 

Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve. 

At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at [link removed]. 

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to submit your CV, please email (click on the Contact Me button to request more info about the job) or call Trinity Health Physician Recruitment at (734) 343-2300.


Minimum required qualifications: 

  • Successful completion of an accredited NP program
  • Master's Degree
  • State of Michigan License
  • Active and Current DEA
  • NP Certification
  • ACLS and BLS Certification
  • Trained in Palliative Medicine