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Henry Ford Health System Full-Time Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant – Cardiology - (JACKSON, MI) in Jackson, Michigan

Position Summary:

Advanced Practice Professional is to provide inpatient and outpatient cardiology care and coordinate exceptional patient care in collaboration with all members of the health care team and provide leadership. Primarily, Monday – Friday.

**Department is interested in experienced APPs and/or new graduates who have RN experience in cardiac, ICU and/or ER.

Inpatient – 50%

Outpatient – 50%

No Call

100% Adult Case Load

Average # clinic patients seen per day, 12


Functional Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and provides direct patient care to cardiology patients according to medicine principles and practices

  • Uses appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to guide other staff toward achievement of unit goals

  • Assists the manager in unit operations and allocation and management of resources

  • Keeps abreast of current research and standards of care to enhance and broaden the scope of clinical practice for colleagues and customers

    Working Conditions:

    Unpredictable environment with wide variations in the types of patients, acuity levels, times of admissions/discharges and the number of patients/health care team members works in a standard patient care area with varying conditions regarding temperature control and potential exposure to hazardous materials.


  • Cardiology Experience, preferred

  • EPIC Experience, preferred

  • Current Michigan Nursing license or certification as Physician Assistant in state of Michigan, MSN and licensed as Nurse Practitioner or bachelor’s degree or Masters’ Degree in Medicine as PA/NP

  • BLS / ACLS

  • Ability to problem solve, and effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Possess strong differential diagnosis, pharmacology and prescribing practice for critical thinking, advanced knowledge of physical assessment of cardiology patients

  • Physically capable of standing, walking, stooping, bending, and lifting to 50 pounds


    Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

    $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

    including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

    other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

    now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

    of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

    health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s

    major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

    remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

    education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

    in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

    pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians.


    Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

    making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry

    Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

    Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are

    dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

    and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an

    employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

    (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.

    Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.