Henry Ford Health System Full-Time Physician Assistant and/or Nurse Practitioner – HFAH Cardiac Surgery in Jackson, Michigan

Henry Ford Allegiance Health – Cardiac Surgery

Jackson, Michigan


Henry Ford Allegiance Health – Cardiac Surgery is looking for an experienced PA/NP to join a dynamic team of clinicians for both inpatient and outpatient. This individual must be extremely motivated and will work closely with our cardiac surgeons. The position is 90% inpatient and 10% outpatient. The candidate will be highly engaged in day to day operations and patient care.

  • Utilizes approved clinical guidelines and evidence-based protocols when providing care

  • Performs comprehensive and focused evaluation of patients

  • Recommends tests as appropriate, in collaboration with surgeon

  • Collaborates with all appropriate staff and team members

  • Prepares and maintains accurate patient records, charts and documents to support sound medical practice

  • Provides training for staff, medical residents and students as needed

  • Perform other duties as requested

  • Adheres to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff and organization

  • Maintains current knowledge and skills as APP

  • Utilizes and models’ excellent customer service skills at all times; seeks opportunities to assist patients, families and co-workers, demonstrates team work and cooperation

  • Accepts direction and follows instructions from supervisor; seeks additional information as needed; works with minimal supervision

  • Adheres to all organizational and departmental policies and procedures

  • Continually meets organizational standards for attendance and punctuality; notifies supervisor in a timely manner when employee will be absent or late for work

  • Attends all required meetings and in-services; seeks opportunities for additional professional development activities as appropriate

Case Load:

Adult: 100%

Call – Not Required

Potential OR time

12 patients on Unit (Cardiac and Post Cardiac Intervention)


  • Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

  • At least 1 year experience in Cardiac, required

  • Surgical Experience, helpful

  • Board Certified

  • BLS and or ACLS

  • Clinic setting provider experience, required

  • EPIC experience helpful

  • Ability to work collaboratively with supervising physician

  • Ability to work without direct supervision within scope of practice

  • Flexibility for hours and days depending on the needs of the practice


    Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

    care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes

    the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

    insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

    network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

    full continuum of care. In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

    The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

    employees. Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The

    health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III. To learn more, visitHenryFord.com.


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