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Adult Medicine Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA)

Location: Gaylord
Status (FT/PT): Full-Time
Shift: Day shift
Req ID: 59751

Description

JOIN Our Team at Munson Healthcare and Improve Lives!
Full-time | Mon-Fri | Call: Rotated; After hours coverage shared amongst providers
GENERAL SUMMARY:
Munson Healthcare has an excellent opportunity for an Adult Medicine Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join the Internal Medicine team in beautiful Gaylord, Michigan. The ideal candidate is attracted to a busy practice, works well independently and is a team player. The schedule is full time, Monday-Friday, no weekends required.
Join a not-for-profit healthcare system and find the right balance between a rewarding career and living in a region that offers a rich blend of adventure, relaxation, and breathtaking natural attractions.
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
BENEFITS
Munson Healthcare offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet your financial, health and life-work balance goals.
  • Competitive compensation and full benefits
  • 401(k) matching
  • Continuing education credits
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Generous paid time off, holidays and flexible scheduling
  • Our employees receive special discounts on a wide range of products and services
  • Exceptional health, dental, vision and prescription drug insurance plans
  • Student loan forgiveness program eligible
  • Relocation assistance
  • Savings & retirement plans, disability insurance, identify theft protection and even home and auto insurance
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.
 
  • Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times.
 
  • Munson Healthcare Otsego Memorial Hospital and its partners work together to provide superior quality care and promote community health. 
 
  • Acknowledges safety is a self-responsibility.  Knows physical requirements of the job and works within those guidelines. Performs job duties safely at all times, utilizing learned body mechanics and transferring/lifting techniques.  Plans actions to promote safety. Reports any unsafe situation/equipment according to hospital procedure.
 
  • As a health care provider, the Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant works in conjunction with their physicians in providing a full spectrum of primary care services to their assigned patients.  The primary responsibility of the nurse practitioner or physician assistant is to promote and maintain health in all patients; and to prevent disease and illness exacerbation. 
 
  • Assists in policy and procedure development for OMH Medical Group: Internal Medicine operations and clinical interventions.
 
  • Maintains visibility within the community as a primary health care provider.  Serves as a role model to clinic staff, faculty, and the community at large.
 
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
STANDARD QUALIFICATIONS
Education / Training:  
  • Master's Degree in Nursing  
Work Experience: 
  • New grads welcome to apply! 
Certification, Licensure, Registration: 
  • State of Michigan Nurse Practitioner OR Physician Assistant license required 
  • BCLS Certified required 
  • Certification of Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses preferred 
 
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
  • Candidate must apply for and be granted applicable clinical privileges through MHC’s credentialing processes before rendering services 
  • Good judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to make quality, independent medical decisions.
  • Time management and organizational skills.
ABOUT MUNSON HEALTHCARE
Munson Healthcare is northern Michigan’s largest and leading healthcare system. Based in northern Michigan, our team of medical experts, award-winning hospitals, and related organizations serve people in 30 counties. Munson Healthcare is comprised of regional referral center Munson Medical Center (Traverse City) and 7 community hospitals: Cadillac Hospital (Cadillac), Charlevoix Hospital (Charlevoix), Grayling Hospital (Grayling), Kalkaska Memorial Health Center (Kalkaska), Manistee Hospital (Manistee), Otsego Memorial Hospital (Gaylord), and Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital (Frankfort). Across the system there are 694 licensed acute care beds and 212 licensed long-term care beds. Most of the region’s 540,000 residents can receive comprehensive quality care in or near their local community with access to sophisticated diagnostic technology such as 3D tomography, advanced cancer and heart treatments, and the latest robotic technology, stereotactic radiosurgery, and non-invasive surgical procedures.
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 
COMMUNITY
Home to over 90 inland lakes and situated near scenic forests, trails, and golf courses, Gaylord naturally cultivates great work-life balance. Warm summers and snowy winters make Gaylord a year-round playground with recreational opportunities in all 4 seasons. With its neighborly small-town ambiance, Gaylord is an ideal place to both live and raise a family.  Gaylord boasts good public and private schools, affordable housing, and plenty of shopping and restaurants. This lively community hosts many fun festivals and events, including the Wings Over Northern Michigan Air Show and the time-honored Gaylord Alpenfest. 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer 
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