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Spectrum Health Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant - Oncology - Reed City in Reed City, Michigan

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Job Description

Job Summary

Spectrum Health is seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to work in Oncology full time at the Susan P. Wheatlake Regional Cancer Center in Reed City, Michigan. Join a busy and thriving practice working four days per week, with no weekends, holidays, or on-call responsibilities included! You will oversee patient treatments, have scheduled office visits, perform bone marrow biopsies, do acute system management, follow up on COL patients, follow up on lab work, do hydration orders and more! Enjoy working as an employed provider, with knowledgeable practice management professionals assisting in day to day operations and the resources and referral base of the larger Spectrum Health system! Highly prefer candidates with previous Oncology APP experience, but will consider candidates with demonstrated experience in an Oncology setting as a nurse or MA.

Conveniently located at the crossroads of US-10 and US-131, Reed City is a short drive to Big Rapids, Cadillac, Grand Rapids, and other Michigan locations! Known for being a nature lover’s paradise, Reed City proudly sits on the popular Rails-to-Trails system. Summer and winter activities abound, with Reed City boasting a charming shopping district, complete with unique boutiques and dining options for all.

Essential Functions

  • Functions in the role of advanced practitioner to coordinate comprehensive care delivery. Writes orders/prescriptions for standard formulary medications, laboratory, radiographic studies and consultations, coordinating the scheduling of admissions, diagnostic evaluations, follow-up exams, laboratory tests, referrals to home care, social services, and other community agencies, etc., in order to ensure continuity of care and coordination of services. Obtains histories and performs physical exams.

  • Assesses the patient’s/significant other’s, health care team’s, school’s and other community educational needs and develops, implements, evaluates and revises teaching strategies/educational programs related to area of specialty.

  • Ensures that operations are in compliance with professional standards, applicable laws, accreditation, compliance/regulatory requirements and that organizational goals are being followed. Practices in accordance with the Michigan Public Health Code.

  • Delivers care in a manner that is culturally sensitive and preserves patient autonomy, dignity and rights. Acts as a patient advocate, crossing multidisciplinary lines to meet patient needs

  • Communicates, collaborates, networks with and acts as a consultant to other members of the health care team within and outside Spectrum Health. Acts as a consult in area of expertise.

  • Performs and assists with designated procedures.

  • Documents in the medical record and dictates information as appropriate.

  • Provides input into the strategic planning, implementation and evaluation of service/program. Measures the outcomes of care and evaluate services across the continuum of inpatient to outpatient services. Makes recommendations to improve the quality of patient care provided and utilizes the scientific method to research clinical problems.

Qualifications

  • Required Master's Degree Nurse Practitioners who obtained their education and certification after 2000 must show evidence of completion of a master’s, post-master’s or doctorate from a Nurse Practitioner program that is accredited by the Commission on the Collegiate of Nursing Education or the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

  • 3 years of relevant experience current, relevant clinical experience Required

  • Previous experience functioning in a collaborative role Required

  • Experience as a Nurse Practictioner Preferred

  • LIC-Registered Nurse (RN) - STATE_MI State of Michigan

  • LIC-Nurse Practitioner (NP) - STATE_MI State of Michigan

  • CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - AHA American Heart Association

  • CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - ARC American Red Cross

  • CRT-Adv Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) - AHA American Heart Association

  • CRT-Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) - AHA American Heart Association

Primary Location

SITE - Susan P Wheatlake Regional Center - 4499 220th St - Reed City

Department Name

Cancer Center - Reed City

Employment Type

Full time

Shift

Day (United States of America)

Weekly Scheduled Hours

40

Hours of Work

8-6

Days Worked

4

Weekend Frequency

N/A

Accommodation Notice: If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in Spectrum Health's application process. Contact us at 616-486-SHHR (7447).

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Who We Are

Spectrum Health is a nationally recognized not-for-profit health system, offering a full continuum of health services through our health plan, medical group and hospital group. As an integrated health system, we are able to work together across all facilities, employees and providers to create exceptional, consumer-focused interactions.

Spectrum Health is redefining what it takes to improve the health of our communities and introducing new and innovative ways for consumers to access high-quality, low-cost care so that they can connect with us for a lifetime of health.

We strive to provide one Spectrum Health experience: a consistent, high-quality, seamless health journey for consumers; no matter where, when or how they interact with us. The result is better health outcomes for the thousands of individuals, families and communities we serve.

We are the region’s largest employer, with corporate offices located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Spectrum Health Hospital Group and Spectrum Health Medical Group are consistently recognized for the exceptional care they provide. Priority Health is among the largest health system-sponsored health plans in the U.S. and offers extensive experience serving large and small employer groups, individuals, Medicare Advantage, Healthy Michigan Plan and Medicaid populations.

Since 2010, Spectrum Health has been listed five times among the 15 Top Health Systems in the U.S. by Truven Analytics™. Click here (https://www.spectrumhealth.org/about-us/quality-safety-and-patient-experience/awards) to see a complete list of our safety, quality and patient experience awards.

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