Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Emergency Medicine

La Crosse
Emergency Medicine
Why Mayo Clinic
The nation’s # 1 hospital puts Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants in Emergency Medicine a step ahead.

At Mayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic Health System, our NP and PA model for Emergency Medicine will set you apart. The practice is designed to ensure that you have the tools, resources and support from Physicians and your NP and PA colleagues to ensure that you are fully prepared to provide expert critical care medicine. Working alongside our world-class physicians, harnessing the skills and building the confidence needed to deliver expert emergency medicine.
Position description
The Department of Emergency Medicine is seeking to hire additional Emergency Medicine Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants to join our regional practice in SWWI. The SWWI Region includes ERs in La Crosse and Sparta. Our current need is in the La Crosse WI Emergency Medicine department. These positions provide the opportunity to join and further develop high quality health care delivery teams with commitment to practice, education and research. The EDs have an annual volume of 27,800 visits/year in La Crosse. NP PAs coverage 12 hour shifts alongside an EM physician colleague in La Crosse.

The NP PA serves as an independent provider, collaborates with the physician and works with a variety of other healthcare professionals. The NP PA will provide comprehensive assessment, diagnosis, ordering, conducting and interpreting diagnostic tests, prescription of pharmacological agents, and patient education. The NP PA will also perform a variety of procedures including laceration repair, I&D, and lumbar puncture, etc. Our practice is unique in that we start with an onboarding process that assesses your skillset in order to provide the proper training that’s tailored specifically to you. Mayo Clinic values the skills and expertise of the NP PA in Emergency Medicine and our goal is for you able to practice safely and confidently. We look forward to adding a physician assistant or nurse practitioner to our Emergency Department team practice.

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’re supported by people who understand your professional needs and goals!

Inquiries may contact:
Aaron Hooks
Provider Recruiter
Nurse Practitioner: Masters prepared graduate of an accredited school of nursing and Nurse Practitioner program. Current Wisconsin RN and APRN license and certification as a FNP.


Physician Assistant: Graduate of accredited Physician Assistant program with current PA certification by NCCPA and licensed as a PA by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services

An unrestricted prescriptive authority in Wisconsin, (Wisconsin Medical Examiners Board and DEA). BLS, ACLS (CALS and PALS or ATLS) certifications are preferred by the time of starting the position and are required by completion of orientation.

Emergency Medicine Fellowship, or 2 years of Emergency Medicine experience is strongly preferred.
License or certification
The Physician Assistant must be board-eligible or board-certified by the NCCPA at the time of employment. A temporary or current Physician Assistant license or appropriate license/registration for the state in which they are working is required. Registration with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is required. Current BLS certification. Certain specialty positions may require additional advanced certification (ACLS, ATLS, etc.)
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.  The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $4,216, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
12-hour shifts
Weekend schedule
Average 1 in 3
Site description
La Crosse, WI, is a city of 52,000 with a metro area of 120,000 in the Upper Mississippi River Valley, located between Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, and Madison, WI. The area offers unlimited, four-season recreational opportunities (biking, golf, hiking the bluffs and cross-country/downhill skiing). We have a great family environment with safe and high-quality schools, including two universities and a technical college. There are sport events, a local symphony orchestra, theaters, children's museum and a civic center.
Advanced Practitioner/Provider
Career profile
Nurse Practitioner & Physician Assistant
Job posting number
Aaron Hooks
Equal opportunity employer
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.