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Department:Hospital Internal Medicine
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The Hospital Medicine Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (NP / PA) works collaboratively with the Hospitalist physician to deliver medical care to hospitalized patients. The focus of the job includes providing acute hospital care to complex medical patients.
This position is a SEMN regional position with primary work site in Austin. SEMN sites include I-90 Corridor (Austin-Albert Lea), River Corridor (Red Wing, Cannon Falls, Lake City) and I-35 Corridor (Owatonna). NPs / PAs practice in all SEMN sites.
Additional responsibilities include consulting on orthopedic, general surgery, urology, and occasionally OB/GYN patients requiring pre-operative evaluation and/or management of medical comorbidities. A high level of autonomy is expected. The NP / PA provides comprehensive bedside assessment, ordering, conducting and interpreting diagnostic tests, diagnosis, prescription of pharmacologic agents and treatments and non-pharmacologic therapies as well as documentation of patient care. The NP / PA will work with the interdisciplinary care team in coordinating discharge planning and facilitate the patient's transfer of care back to the primary provider. The NP / PA will consult and make referrals to physicians and other members of the health care team as appropriate.
The Austin hospital has 39 med-surgical beds and 12 ICU beds. During the day, the NP / PA teams with 3 physician Hospitalists to provide in-patient care, including care for ICU patients. The ICU is remotely monitored 24/7 by Mayo Clinic’s eICU. For questions arising for ICU patients the Critical Care team is immediately available by phone or via video teleconference in the patient room. The 3pm – 11pm shift, staffed by 1 NP / PA, supports admissions to both the med-surg and ICU. At night, the NP / PA teams with 1 physician hospitalist to support admissions and cross coverage of the med-surgical unit and ICU.
Orientation is individualized with a base of 12 weeks and extended in one month periods to meet the needs of the new NP / PA. Will orientate at each site (Austin, Owatonna, and Red Wing).
Join a positive, patient-focused environment where you and the physicians become partners and mutual advisors. With supervision and management by both physicians and other NPs and PAs, you are supported by people who understand your professional needs and goals!
- Nurse Practitioners: Masters prepared graduate of an accredited school of nursing and Nurse Practitioner program. Current Minnesota RN license (or eligible) and certification (or eligible to be certified) as a FNP, ANP, or ACNP
- Prefer FNP applicants to have had RN experience in medicine and ICU care.
- Physician Assistant: graduate of accredited Physician Assistant program with current PA certification by NCCPA and registration as a PA by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice (or eligible)
- Must be eligible for DEA registration and billing privileges
- One to two years experience in the care of medical/ surgical inpatients or emergency medicine is preferred.
- ACLS & BLS
- Strong written and oral communication skills are required and must have demonstrated skill in working collaboratively with all members of the healthcare team
External applicants: To be considered for this position please upload a letter of interest, resume and 2-3 letters of reference with online application. New graduates: letters must be from clinical preceptors.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.
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Our Mayo Clinic patient focused integrated care model depends critically on the expertise and input of our advanced practice providers. They are treasured members of our teams, who develop deep and compassionate relationships with their patients, their colleagues, and their communities.”Robert C. Albright Jr. D.O.,
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