Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (Weekends)

  • Job Reference: 304025637-2
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2021
  • Recruiter: Sound Physicians
  • Location: Dowagiac, Michigan
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Thrive Where Contributions Are Rewarded and Valued

As an advanced practice provider (APP) with Sound Physicians, you will work in an environment that promotes the Sound Core Values of integrity, teamwork, service, quality, and innovation enjoying a sustainable career with programs consistently staffed to levels that facilitate a manageable workload for our hospital teams. Sound values our advanced practice providers and realizes they need a forum to collaborate. Our APP collaborative was formed to provide development opportunities and to advance the role of our providers who work alongside our physician providers. We offer the same leadership development opportunities for APP's that are provided to our physician providers.

Borgess-Lee Memorial Hospital, a 25-bed, non-profit, critical access hospital, is a part of a 15-hospital system in Michigan called Ascension. The hospital serves Dowagiac and Cass County with primary care, secondary services and tertiary care in cardiovascular, orthopedic, pulmonary, and diagnostic services. Thanks to the link with Borgess Health, the hospital offers many specialty services usually found only in larger cities.

  • Team of 1 physician and 1 full-time advanced practitioner
  • No call environment; No code requirement; No procedures
  • Specialty Coverage - CT, Ultrasound - 24/7; Cardiologist, General Surgery 8a-4p, 4-days/wk
  • Schedule: Weekend coverage only
  • Access SoundInstituteā„¢ learning platform for continuing education, and professional career development with convenient online and in-person educational courses, including CME

Borgess-Lee Memorial Hospital was recognized by Centers for Medical & Medicaid Services (CMS) as one of the modern hospitals which are scientifically measured and assessed to have high-quality health care services for promoting health and improving the quality of life.

Requirements of Advanced Practitioners

Our talented providers are the key to fulfilling our mission. We focus on optimizing the practice environment so our providers can feel really proud of the care they give. This is the key to engagement. We optimize workloads effectively, reducing inefficiencies and consistently exceeding expectations through service excellence to our providers.

  • Current, unrestricted license in MI and certification in AANP/ANCC, NCCPA, and ACLS; will consider family practice or geriatric certification with recent acute care experience
  • Experienced hospitalist APP candidates only; no new grads; 2+ years acute care experience required
  • Perform evaluation and management services to patients requiring hospitalist services with the hospitalist practice
  • Develop treatment plans
  • Complete admissions from ED
  • Perform dictation of H&P examinations
  • Cross cover for the hospitalist team
  • Perform such other responsibilities as reasonably assigned by the chief hospitalist and within NP/PA scope of practice
Location & Lifestyle

Dowagiac is nestled within the Fruit Belt in Southwest Michigan, surrounded by rolling farmlands and abundant orchards. Enjoy a multitude of cultural and recreational attractions in the area such as fishing, canoeing, boating, water skiing, and ice fishing on the neighboring Sister Lakes. Be sure to tour the historic train depot, live theatre, museums, and art galleries as well.