Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Colon Rectal Surgery

Position description
An exciting opportunity exists for a Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse practitioner (NP) to join the Colon and Rectal Surgery (CRS) team. The NP or PA will work collaboratively with physicians, nurses and other allied health staff to provide all aspects of high quality patient care for adult patients. The NP/PA will also have the unique opportunity to practice independently- managing an individual calendar of patients in the outpatient setting.

Responsibilities include managing direct clinics (Direct CRS clinic, Anorectal Surgery clinic, postoperative clinic, long-term follow-up clinic). Provision of care includes, but is not limited to, comprehensive physical assessment, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, education and counseling of patients and their families in the outpatient setting as delegated by the supervising surgeon. In addition to supporting the various independent clinics, the clinician may independently perform anorectal procedures, such as hemorrhoid banding, and incision and drainage of pilonidal abscess, etc.

A team focus that currently comprised of 10 Consultants, 3 NP’s, 5 hospitalists, and 7 registered nurses, and other allied health staff caring for CRS patients.
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, ACNP or ANP; 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.
Additional qualifications
Ability to problem-solve, work independently and assume responsibility for outpatient interaction. Able to establish effective collaborative role with multi-disciplinary healthcare colleagues. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills essential for effective communication with patients, family members and colleagues. Must be able to function as a team player.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.  The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $3,859.20 based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Schedule details
Monday - Friday day hours. No holidays, weekends, or nights at this time.
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Advanced Practitioner/Provider
Career profile
Nurse Practitioner & Physician Assistant
Job posting number
Connie Carlin
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an affirmative action / equal opportunity educator and employer.