University of Michigan Physician Asst Med SubSpec T2 in Ann Arbor, Michigan

How to Apply

This is an Advanced Practice Professional (APP) job opening.

Both qualified NP and PA applicants will be considered.

NPs are directed to apply to job # 157368 and PAs are directed to apply to job # 157369

A total of one (1) 1.0 FTE Advanced Practice Professional (either NP or PA) will be hired to fill this job opening.

Job Summary

The Brighton Center for Specialty Care is the newest University of Michigan Ambulatory Care facility dedicated to providing high quality health care services for adults and children. The brand new 2-story facility is located at 7500 Challis in Brighton, MI. We are actively seeking compassionate, enthusiastic, and patient-oriented individuals who will share in the goal of creating the ideal experience for our patients, families and employees.

Anticipated opening of the new Brighton Center for Specialty Care is September 2018.


  • Management of cancer patients under a collaborative agreement with designated primary physicians in medical and surgical oncology, participation with the multidisciplinary teams caring for newly diagnosed cancer patients, and managing surveillance/survivorship patients in an independent advanced practice provider run clinic.

  • Medical management of patients receiving active therapy including chemotherapy, targeted therapy, immunotherapy, novel agents on clinical trials, and supportive therapy management

  • Direct care and management would include: initiation of evaluation, admission and outpatient care of patients, patient and family education, counseling and support, collaboration with and referrals to other health care providers, and provision of education to nursing staff, students, and the community.

  • Review laboratory, pathology and radiographic tests results and interface with medical staff and patients regarding test results and plan of care.

  • Primary workplace in the outpatient ambulatory setting seeing new patient consultations and return visits including: performing history/ physical examination and patient evaluation, admission of patients, patient and family education, counseling and support, collaboration with and referrals to other health care providers, and provision of education to nursing staff, students, and the community.

  • Contribute to the development, modification and interpretation of cancer guidelines, policies, and procedures, including quality assurance activities.

  • Participate in clinical and translational research and function as a liaison to the clinical trials office, as needed.

  • Perform core and level II procedures as appropriate and in accordance to credentialing guidelines.

  • Collaborate and serve as a resource for the health care team members regarding the mission of the institution.

  • Work collaboratively with NP/PA colleagues in the provision of care for this patient population including covering for colleagues as needed.

  • Participate in workshops and CME activities pertinent to benign and malignant breast oncology. Attendance at programmatic meetings at University of Michigan Cancer Center, and occasionally attend regional or national meetings.

Roles and responsibilities may be periodically adjusted as determined by the needs of the Cancer Center Clinical Program.

This position is also posted in the Nursing job family under number 157368 or NP Applicants.

Required Qualifications*


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills as measured by references and interviews.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.

  • Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision.


  • Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner specialty certification in the State of Michigan.

  • Current specialty certification to practice as an Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner or Adult Primary Care Nurse Practitioner in the State of Michigan is preferred. Family Nurse Practitioners will be considered

  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program.

  • Certification as a Nurse Practitioner recognized by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN).

  • 1-2 years minimum clinical experience as an advanced practice provider in medical or surgical oncology required


  • Current license to practice as a Physician Assistant in the State of Michigan.

  • Satisfactory completion of a physician assistant program accredited by ARC-PA or one of its predecessor agencies.

  • Certification by the National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

  • 1-2 years minimum clinical experience as an advanced practice provider in medical or surgical oncology required

NOTE: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the credentialing and privileging process.

NOTE: Required qualifications must be met by the candidate in order to be interviewed and considered for the position.

RESUME REQUIRED (for both internal & external applicants):

You must attach a complete and accurate resume to be fully considered for this position.

Desired Qualifications*


  • Progressive expertise in the management of patients at the Advanced Practice level.

  • Commitment to clinical and translational research.

  • Demonstrated leadership in work setting and other professional activities.

  • Experience in the University of Michigan Health System.

Work Schedule

Hours: 40 hrs a week

Shift: Day Shift

Location: Brighton Center for Specialty Care Rogel Cancer Center

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Under Michigan law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of transfer or employment for this position.

Contact Information

If you have questions regarding this posting or would like assistance with Physician Assistant opportunities please contact Nurse and Physician Assistant Recruitment at (734) 936-5183 or e-mail . For a current listing of all open PA job opportunities at Michigan Medicine, please visit .

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

Selection Process

Michigan Medicine seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan and to maintain the excellence of the University. We welcome applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching, and clinical mission, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The University of Michigan as a whole, is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons and will not discriminate against any individual because of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Job Detail

Job Opening ID


Working Title

Advanced Practice Professional (Physician Assistant) Brighton Center for Specialty Care - Medical and Surgical Oncology

Job Title

Physician Asst Med SubSpec T2

Work Location

Michigan Medicine - Health SysAnn Arbor, MI

Full/Part Time




FLSA Status


Organizational Group

Um Hospital



Posting Begin/End Date

5/18/2018 – 6/17/2018

Paid Time Off


Career Interest

Physician Assistant - Advanced Practice Professional

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