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The Department of Surgery is seeking a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (NP/PA) for a 0.9 FTE position in Trauma and General Surgery who will work in collaboration with consultants, fellows/residents, nursing and other staff to provide high quality inpatient care. The NP/PA will maintain continuity of patient care by managing hospital admissions and discharges, as well as assist in the pre-operative and post-operative management of adult general surgery, trauma and clinic patients. Candidates hired into this role will have the opportunity to partner with adult acute care general and trauma surgeons to manage both general surgery and trauma adult hospitalized patients. The division of trauma, critical care and general surgery at the Mayo clinic hospitals is well known for providing high quality care to patients at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Our main services include: Emergency surgery for injured and acutely ill patients; Intensive care for critically ill patients following injury or surgery; Elective surgery to adult patients.
Staff surgeons perform more than 3,100 surgical procedures annually. Mayo Clinic trauma surgeons have special expertise in trauma surgery and advanced training in surgical critical care. Mayo Clinic emphasizes a team care approach. Together, the team provides high-quality care around the clock to patients in the operating room, the intensive care unit and other hospital nursing units. The trauma, critical care and general surgery hospitalist group is seeking an individual who is interested in becoming part of a team of highly trained NP/PAs who enjoy working with a challenging group of patients in a setting that is dedicated to providing top quality care while fostering independence and empowerment. The trauma, critical care and general surgery division provides for many challenges and rewards. The NP/PA staff is empowered to assist with development and implementation of standardized patient pathways to enhance patient care delivery. There are ongoing opportunities to become involved in shaping the experience, quality and transformation of patient care at the Mayo clinic hospital, Saint Mary's campus. Provision of care includes, but is not limited to: comprehensive physical assessment; order, conduct and interpretation of diagnostic tests; assist with minor procedures; order diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; respond to acute trauma ER activations, and initiate treatment in collaboration with staff TCGS surgeons. Responsible for prescribing pharmacologic agents and treatments. Current duties do not include OR responsibilities however, there may be future opportunities for this. Educating and counseling patients, their families or significant others is an important part of the role. A high level of autonomy is expected.
License or Certification
Masters prepared graduate of an accredited school of nursing and nurse practitioner program. Current Minnesota RN license and certification, or eligible to be certified, as an FNP, ANP or ACNP;
or Graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant program with current PA certification by the NCCPA and registration as a PA by the Minnesota State Board of Medical Practice. The NP/PA must be eligible for DEA registration.
Internal candidates: Please submit resume, cover letter and your three most recent ePraisals in order to be considered for this position.
External candidates: Please submit resume, cover letter and two letters of reference in order to be considered for this position.
Previous experience in general surgery, trauma or acute care is preferred, but new graduates will be considered. Strong written and oral communication skills are required and must have demonstrated skill in working collaboratively with all members of the healthcare team.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
12-hr shifts, 6a-6p or 6p-6a
Weekend rotation and night shifts required
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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