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Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA)

Location: Cadillac
Status (FT/PT): Full-Time
Shift: Day shift
Req ID: 58178

Description

JOIN MUNSON HEALTHCARE’S TEAM! 

 

Full Time | Monday-Friday | No Call 

 

GENERAL SUMMARY

 

Under the direction of the Medical Director of Occupational Health and Medicine, the APP will perform a wide variety of duties within and in support of the Cadillac clinic.

 

BENEFITS

Munson Healthcare offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet your financial, health and life-work balance goals. 

·         Competitive compensation and full benefits 

·         Exceptional health, dental, vision and prescription drug insurance plans 

·         401(k) matching 

·         Continuing education credits 

·         Malpractice insurance 

·         Paid time off 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Supports the Mission, Vision, and Values of Munson Healthcare.
  • Embraces and supports the Performance Improvement philosophy of Munson Healthcare.
  • Promotes personal and patient safety.
  • Has basic understanding of Relationship-Based Care (RBC) principles, meets expectations outlined in Commitment to My Co-workers, and supports RBC unit action plans.
  • Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times.
  • Provides medical services to patients on a regularly scheduled basis.  Provides appropriate documentation of patient care that would be pertinent for the medical record as well as for the billing.
  • Assess the health status of patients by obtaining health histories, perform physical examinations, post injury examinations and establish treatment plans under the supervision of the Medical Director of Occupational Health Services.
  • Works to assure good continuity of care for employee injuries/illnesses managed through the clinic.
  • Perform pre-placement and various surveillance physical examinations and report to the client company those individuals capable of performing essential functions of the job.  This may include DOT, return to work, respirator, as well as other exams.
  • Maintains extensive telephone contact with employers, employees, and third-party payers in order in achieve optimal levels of communication between said groups as necessary.  Including participation in plant walk-throughs and assisting companies with employee and occupational health questions.
  • Reviews audiometric and spirometry screening and biological monitoring done through the clinic. Perform the monitoring of these requested screenings and the interpretation of the results and arrange appropriate follow up of abnormal findings as necessary.
  • Works with the Medical Director to ensure that the program operates in a manner consistent with appropriate medical policy and current professional standards in Occupational Medicine.
  • Provides input into and participates in the development, implementation and revision of policies and procedures affecting medical practice, judgment, and quality of occupational health care.
  • Works closely with support staff to maintain efficient, well-run clinic, including teaching them to provide better patient care and better medical staff assistance.
  • Assists in establishment of and responsible in the participation of routine and episodic quality assurance processes and implementation of resultant recommendations.
  • Participates in the development and presentation of educational programs to the program and clinic staff as directed by supervising physician.
  • Upholds and promotes personnel policies and procedures.
  •  Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments as well as legislative issues relating to Workers’ Compensation, Safe Work Environment, Americans with Disabilities Act and Occupational Health and Medicine.  Additionally, keep abreast of changes in labor laws, OSHA and MIOSHA regulations, Right-to-Know laws, DOT regulations, MRO consulting, etc.
  • Serves as a liaison and resource person between applicable area companies; consulting with area client companies in evaluating and recommending various preventive medical and educational programs pertinent to their employee needs; and providing the follow-through to problems and inquiries of client area companies.  These functions will be performed after consulting with and in the collaboration with the Medical Director.
  • Compiles, prepares and presents monthly statistics and reports as needed within the areas of position responsibilities to the Medical Director.
  • Participates on designated occupational related committees within the department, local area and region as deemed necessary by the Medical Director and Program Manager.
  •  Attends meetings, discussions, conferences, seminars and workshops, as applicable to position responsibilities.
  • Promotes a continuous effort in quality improvement, enhancing the services provided to patients, their families, physicians and members of the OHS staff by demonstrating positive attitudes and positive actions through a display of courtesy, congeniality, cooperation, sensitivity and professionalism.
  • Protects the confidentiality of information within areas of position responsibilities by preventing unauthorized release, both verbally and/or in writing and in accordance with ACOEM Code of Ethics, Workers’ Compensation regulations and HIPPA.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 

STANDARD QUALIFICATIONS 

 

Licensed by the State of Michigan to practice as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. 

 

Nurse Practitioner 

·         Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan. 

·         Master of Science degree in Nursing and is ANCC or ACNP board certified as a Nurse Practitioner.  

 

Physician Assistant 

·         Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS), Master of Health Science (MHS) or Master of Medical Science (MMSc) and is board certified as a Physician Assistant 

 

Previous experience in primary care or a rehab setting is desirable.

 

Maintains continuous certification related to NP or PA training.   

 

Candidate must apply for and be granted appropriate clinical privileges through MMC’s normal credentialing processes before rendering services. 

 

ABOUT THE MUNSON PHYSICIAN NETWORK 

Physicians & Advance Practice Providers Employed by or under a Professional Services Agreement with an MHC entity. 

 

NOTE: Does not include independent members of the medical staff 

·         550+ Physicians and Advance Practice Providers 

·         >65 Practice Sites 

·         Primary and Specialty Care 

·         Inpatient and Ambulatory Care  

·         $120M Net Revenue Annually 

·         Area of Continued Strategic Growth for MHC 

ABOUT CADILLAC, MICHIGAN

A four-season paradise, Cadillac is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream situated on Lake Mitchell and Lake Cadillac, surrounded by the Huron-Manistee National Forest. Outdoor adventures coupled with breathtaking views, make Cadillac the ultimate playground. Residents enjoy a low cost of living, including affordable housing, good schools, a vibrant downtown, festivals, and a bustling farmer’s market, all in a family friendly area. Unique shopping boutiques, galleries, and locally owned restaurants make this a welcoming community and a great place to live and work.

COMMUNITY  

As a non-profit healthcare system, Munson Healthcare provides more than $60 million annually in: 

·         Community Education 

·         Free, discounted, and unreimbursed healthcare services 

·         Healthcare programs 

 

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 

 

Munson Healthcare grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category. 

 

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