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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 793255
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 75
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Human Medicine
Department: Pediatrics And Human Development 10022641
Sub Area: NURS- Nurses
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Health Care Professional, Nurses- NURS, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Working/Functional Title

Family Nurse Practitioner

Position Summary

The Family Nurse Practitioner functions as a specialty care provider to patients of the Michigan State University Center for Bleeding and Clotting Disorders and is accountable to the HTC director. The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Triage, assess, plan, evaluate and manage medical care in collaboration with the MSU adult and pediatric hematologists in the following areas: on-call, inpatient and outpatient settings including outreach and telehealth.  Patient management includes but not limited to health history, medication review, physical exam, ordering and interpretation of laboratory and radiology studies, referrals, development and implementation of a treatment plan, education/counseling, ongoing monitoring and follow up.
  • Provides direct patient clinical management of persons with hemophilia and other bleeding disorders, and pediatric thrombosis under the supervision of pediatric hematologists, including assessment, diagnosis, and treatment including prescribing pharmacologic therapy for patients in clinics, outreach and telemedicine.
  • Report accurately and concisely in-patient care rounds and problem-oriented documentation.
  • Knowledge of and documentation in multiple electronic medical record systems.
  • Collaborate with health care team in planning and coordinating care for the patient and their family through care conferences.
  • Order diagnostic studies and therapeutic measures in collaboration with the responsible physician.
  • Order medications utilizing approved guidelines, and protocols (including blood and blood protocols).
  • Determine need for and perform core specialized diagnostic, therapeutic, and other procedures as delegated with competency check off by the physician.  Authorized to administer Basic Life Support in accordance with current CPR standards.
  • Knowledge and skill in oral and written communication including interviewing to gather medical histories; providing presentations, consultations, facilitation and documentation.
  • Knowledge and skill in case management, time management, problem solving, crisis intervention, multitasking and other organizational matters.  Participates in regional and national meetings and camp activities.
  • Provide leadership by:
    • Assisting in clinical supervision and teaching of residents and students.
    • Participation in performance evaluations.
    • Formulating long and short-term goals based on self-assessment of strengths and weaknesses.
    • Participating as appropriate in the formulation, revision, and implementation of policies and procedures in CBCD.
    • Participating in performance and quality improvement initiatives of the CBCD.
    • Assisting in maintaining a climate conducive to open communication.
    • Developing and planning strategies to manage program growth and ensure sustainability in collaboration with the HTC Program Coordinator and Program Director.
    • Acting as a role model and resource for peers, residents, and nursing staff and assists in training all staff.
    • Maintaining a working knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, the Corporate Compliance Plan, Code of Ethics, and other policies and procedures to ensure adherence in a manner reflecting honest, ethical, and professional behavior.
    • Serving as a role model representative of Michigan State University by demonstrating adherence to customer service standards and by respecting the privacy and confidentiality of our patients.
    • Respecting patient, service provider, and organizational confidentiality procedures and protocols
    • Following established HIPAA privacy procedures when using and/or disclosing protected health information.
    • Maintaining and protecting patients’ rights under HIPAA privacy standards.
  • Contribute to research by:
    • Applying research findings in their practice and teaching.
    • Supporting and participating in CBCD research activities.
    • Promoting understanding of research projects and/or findings for nursing students, staff, and peers.­­­­

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing one or two years of post-bachelor degree work such as a Masters in Nursing; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in direct nursing care in a specialized area or a Master's Degree in Nursing; up to six months of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in direct nursing care in a specialized area; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The position also requires possession of a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse and specialty certification as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of Michigan, and completion of an approved hematology/oncology nurse practitioner program for registered nurses.

Desired Qualifications

  • Clinical knowledge and skill necessary to formulate nursing and medical intervention.
  • Ability to demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care based on physical, psycho/social, educational, safety, and related criteria.
  • Interpersonal skills to effectively and appropriately communicate with patients, families, physicians, nurses, and other associates.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:

Work Hours


Description of End Date

This is an off-dated position funded for one year from date of hire with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal


Summary of Health Risks

  • Exposure to human blood, serum, tissue and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions.
  • TB risk or work within 3 feet of human patients in a health care setting or have potential exposure to animals or to specimens with Mycobacterium.

Bidding eligibility ends July 5, 2022 at 11:55 P.M.

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