Nurse Practitioner (NP) Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools (RAHS)
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Internal Number: 210495
Provides clinical services at all Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools (RAHS) school-based health centers. Operates with considerable independence and works under general supervision of the RAHS Medical Directors, Clinical Nurse Director, and RAHS Director. Assumes responsibility and accountability for the primary care delivery within RAHS safety net settings for youth 21 and younger. Provide clinical leadership and expertise in the delivery of patient care, health education, and health promotion for the defined patient populations. An ideal candidate would be organized, enjoy working as part of an interdisciplinary team, have the ability to lead and motivate health center staff, and have a passion for working with an adolescent population.
Clinical Care: Provides skilled observations and health assessments of patients including history, physical examination, and appropriate interventions and referrals. Provides patient care services; appropriate to patient condition and in conjunction with current RAHS standards.
Diagnoses and treats or appropriately refers health problems for the patient population. Performs diagnostic procedures as indicated.
Establishes and facilitates plan of care related to identified problems, need and strengths including medication, diet, therapeutic procedures, counseling, education and teaching needs of patients, families, and groups.
Assess and formulates plan of care related to preventative, acute, and chronic needs identified by the patient and health care team in a manner that provides continuity of care. This includes coordinating care with patients' primary care physicians (PCP) when identified and identification of an available PCP when one is not currently designated.
Provides case management services to integrate and simplify the range of services the patients/families receive within the program and community; identifies tangible resource needs and SDOH and facilitates referrals to community agencies. Works collaboratively with the health care team to provide complete and culturally sensitive health care.
Collaboration with RAHS Clinical Nursing Director, Director and Co-Medical Directors: Work collaboratively to develop clinical guidelines, ensures utilization of current standards of practice, addresses practice issues, facilitates peer review and case discussion, biannual chart reviews, and QI documentation. Provides follow up on all deficiencies noted in reviews. Reports CQIP findings at All RAHS Program meetings.
Program Development and Evaluation: Develop in collaboration with RAHS Director evaluation plan for RAHS including programs and services, ensure implementation and data gathering at all sites, participate in administering risk and needs assessments. Work with health center team members to monitor patient satisfaction surveys and develop plans for improvement as necessary.
Compliance: Adheres to MM/TJC/MDHHS/CLIA standards. Maintains and remains current with educational models in M Learning, RAHS policies/procedure, and strives to meet or exceed MDHHS grant minimum program requirements, including quality benchmark thresholds. Participates in site reviews including Biannual pharmacy site visits, point of care rounds, TJC, MDHHS, or any other regulatory visit.
University Students: Provides clinical educational experiences for graduate nursing students and medical residents.
Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner specialty certification in the State of Michigan.
Current specialty certification to practice as a Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner
Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program.
Certification as a Nurse Practitioner recognized by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN).
1-3 years of experience as a primary care NP
Current DEA registration required
* 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 to be fully considered for this position.
NP experience with at-risk child and adolescent populations .
NP experience in a school-based health center setting preferred .
Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and appropriately in written and verbal forms.
Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to provide nursing care to patients and families, communicate complex concepts to all levels of personnel and collaborate effectively with other health care team members.
Advanced analytical skills to assist in developing and implementing patient care systems, policies and procedures, evaluate outcome of care and develop educational programs.
Ability to focus and attend to detail when evaluating patient care provided, analyzing program outcome measures and proposing efficient and effective methods of patient care.
Doctorate of Nursing Practice desired
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the credentialing and privileging process.
Hours: 36 hours per week Primarily Day Shift (Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm) Occasional evening/weekend coverage may be required, also may be scheduled to work on occasion at an alternative RAHS location. Location: Lincoln High School
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Michigan Nurses Association and the U-M Professional Nurse Council union, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
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Community Health Service Mission- To lead Michigan Medicine in improving access, equity and health outcomes in the Community and for those we serve
RAHS Mission - To provide school-based health programs and clinical services that improve the well-being of students, their families, and communities.
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